‘I have been planted with the pines’ – Israel in Translation

 

 

Lea Goldberg is the best-selling poet in the history of Israel. Many of her poems express both a love of the land of Israel, as well as nostalgia for her abandoned home in the diaspora.

Do you know which university department she founded and chaired? And which Russian classics she translated into Hebrew?

 

Book: “With this Night,” translated by Annie Kantar. (University of Texas Press, 2011).

 

Music:

Achinoam Nini (Noa) – Ilanot (Pines)

Shlomo Yidov – White Days

 

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