Abba Kovner ( 1918- 1987) was a Hebrew poet, writer, and activist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abba Kovner"
Admiel Kosman, Israeli poet, was born in Haifa in 1957. He studied in religious schools and yeshivot, but after his service in the Israeli Defense Forces he entered the Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem. Later he became a lecturer in the Department of Talmudic Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv. Kosman began writing in the 1980's and has published three books of poetry. His poems often deal with the tension between his religious faith and his artistic sensibilities. ...more on Wikipedia about "Admiel Kosman"
Amir Gilboa, a prominent Israeli poet, was born in Volhinya, Ukraine, in 1917, and migrated to the Land of Israel in 1937. Starting in 1942, he fought in World War II. He was demobilized in 1946, and immediately began fighting for Israel's Independence. In 1949, he published a volume of poetry entitled Sheva Reshuyot, "Seven Domains," about his experiences in both wars. His collected poems were published in 1963. He passed away in 1984. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amir Gilboa"
Amir Or is an Israeli poet. He was born in Tel Aviv in 1956 and graduated in philosophy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he now teaches Comparative Religion. He is the editor of Helicon, a journal of contemporary Hebrew poetry, and has published three books of poetry. His poem Nes, "Miracle," is an extraordinary rarity in Israeli Hebrew poetry: Jesus appears in it and is treated sympathetically. He is even referred to by his correct Hebrew name, Yeshua, instead of the usual Jewish hypochoristicon "Yeshu." This ecumenicism is a breath of fresh air. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amir Or"
Avraham Ben Yitskhak, Israeli poet, was born in 1883 in Galicia, a region of Eastern Europe that has at times been part of Austria, at times of Poland (as it is today). In his youth, it was part of the Austrian Empire, and he moved to Vienna to study. In 1938 he fled to the Land of Israel. He died in 1950 in Israel. He had only published eleven poems in his lifetime. These, and a few more, were rediscovered after his death. ...more on Wikipedia about "Avraham Ben Yitskhak"
Dahlia Ravikovitch ( 17 November 1936 – 21 August 2005) was an Israeli poet and peace activist, best known for the freedom of expression in her romantic poetry. Born in Ramat Gan, she was educated at Kibbutz Geva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dahlia Ravikovitch"
Dror Elimelech (Israel, 1956) is an Israeli poet, composer and performer of contemporary music. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dror Elimelech" Who is http://www.shortopedia.com? Israeli_poets
Elisha Porat, born in 1938, is a Hebrew poet and writer. He has published 19 volumes of fiction and poetry, in Hebrew, since 1973 and won the 1996 Israel's Prime Minister's Prize for Literature, . His works have appeared in translation in Israel, the United States, Canada and England. The English translation of his short stories collection " The Messiah of LaGuardia", Mosaic Press, was released in 1997. The English translation of his second stories collection "PAYBACK", was published 2002 at Wind River Press. ...more on Wikipedia about "Elisha Porat"
Hedva Harekhavi, Israeli poet and artist, was born in 1941 in Degania B, one of the oldest kibbutzim in Israel. A graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art, she has lived in Jerusalem most of her life and has so far published four volumes of poetry. Her most famous poem is Ani rotsa rak lehagid lakh - "I just want to tell you." ...more on Wikipedia about "Hedva Harekhavi"
Hillel Omer ( 1926 – 1990) was an Israeli poet who wrote under the pen name Ayin Hillel (the letter ayin being the initial of his surname). He is remembered primarily for his poems for children, which have become staples of the Israeli nursery. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hillel Omer"
Mordechai Geldman (born 1946 in Munich) is an Israeli artist, author, poet and psychologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mordechai Geldman"
Rami Saari (b. 1963, Petah Tikva, Israel) is a poet, translator, linguist and literary critic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rami Saari"
T. Carmi ( December 31, 1925 – November 20, 1994) was an Israeli poet. ...more on Wikipedia about "T. Carmi"
yakir Ben Moshe (Born 1973) is an israeli poet. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yakir Ben Moshe"
Yitzhak Laor, (b. 1948) is an Israeli poet, born in Pardes Hannah, Israel. He is the author of five books of poetry, and of a best-selling novel about army life. He is mostly known for his poetry of political protest, particularly about the Lebanese War of 1982. In his poem "In a Village whose Name I don"t even know" he imagines himself stranded in a Lebanese village: "For a moment I hoped that I would be caught." ...more on Wikipedia about "Yitzhak Laor"
Yona Wallach ( 1944- 1985) was an Israeli poet. She was proud of her bisexuality and stunned her readers with her daring expressions of sexuality and spirituality combined. Her book Island Songs was published in 1969. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yona Wallach"
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