Ya'akov Cohen (writer)

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Ya'akov Cohen
יעקב כהן
Born (1881-06-26)June 26, 1881
Slutsk, Russian Empire
(now in Belarus)
Died November 20, 1960(1960-11-20) (aged 79)
Israel
Occupation writer
Language Hebrew
Ethnicity Jewish
Citizenship Israeli
Notable awards Bialik Prize (1938)
Israel Prize (1953 and 1958)

Ya'akov Cohen (Hebrew: יעקב כהן) (born 26 June 1881; died 20 November 1960) was an Israeli poet, playwright, translator, writer and Hebrew linguist.

Early life

Cohen was born in 1881 in Slutsk, in the Russian Empire, now in Belarus, and emigrated to the then British Mandate of Palestine in 1934.

Awards

References

  1. "List of Bialik Prize recipients 1933–2004 (in Hebrew), Tel Aviv Municipality website" (PDF).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Israel Prize recipients in 1953 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Israel Prize recipients in 1958 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

See also