Some know Natan Alterman as an Israeli poet, playwright, journalist and translator; others know his song “Kalaniot”; but few know he brought a popular species of tomato to Israel.
Israel in Translation
Yocheved Bat Miriam is unique among Hebrew language poets for holding the land of her birth and the land of her life in equal esteem.
Manger Street is a ‘crook’ of a street in North Tel Aviv – perfect for our Yiddish-speaking prankster Itzik Manger, author of ‘The Songs of the Megillah.’
The poet Zelda Schneersohn Mishkovsky was Amos Oz’s first love, first cousin to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, and beloved by all Israelis, religious or secular.