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Jacob Orland

Jacob Orland was born in 1914 in Tetiev, the Ukraine, and arrived in Eretz Israel when he was seven years old. His parents were founders of the "Working Brigades." During World War II, he organized the first military Hebrew-performing troupe and after the war studied at the Royal Drama Academy in London. He has been a member of the repertoire committee of the Haifa Theater since 1955. Orland's first poem was published in 1933. He has since published poetry, lyrics, plays and translations. He also edited literary publications and served as chairman of the Hebrew Writers Association. He has been awarded several prizes, including the Alterman Prize for Poetry and the Israel Prize for Lyrics.







Books Published in Hebrew 
POETRY
A Tree in the Wind, Gazit, 1939 [Ilan Ba-Ruah]
Poems on Hawks and Doves, Achiasaf, 1946 [Shirim Al Ayit Ve-Al Yonah]
Poems from the Land of Oz, Machbarot Lesifrut, 1963 [Shirim Me-Eretz Utz]
The Toy's House, Megilot, 1963 [Beit Ha-Tza'atzuyim]
The Organist, Histadrut Publishing House, 1968 [Nagan Ha-Ugav]
Tel Faher Day, Ma'arachot, 1976 [Yom Tel-Faher]
City of Portents, Ekked, 1978 [Ir Ha-Ovot]
There Were Nights, Tamuz, 1985 [Hayu Leilot]
Nathan Used to Say, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1985 [Nathan Haya Omer]
Ethiopian Alley, Keter, 1986 [Simtat Ha-Habashim]
Kiev, Carmel, 1991 [Kiev]
Selected Poems, Bialik Institute, 1997 [Mivhar Ketavim]
 



























































































































































































Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

NEWS
Residencies in Vienna and Salzburg
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery offers 50 residencies in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2019. Applications can be submitted for literature, literature for children and young adults and literary translations. Please note the deadline of September 30th, 2018.
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Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
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Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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The Ministry of Culture and Sport announced the names of the winners of the Arik Einstein Veterans Artists Prize.
A prize of 50,000 NIS was given to each of the 21 artists who worked and are still working to promote Israeli culture in various fields -Music, dance, theater, plastic arts, cinema and literature. In the literature category the winners were Ronny Someck, Jacob Buchan and Shlomit Cohen-Assif. Also, Anat Masiach is among the recipient of the prize for debut literary works. Congratulations!
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The fourth German-Hebrew/Hebrew-German translation workshop November 4th to 10th, 2018 Beit Ben-Yehuda, Jerusalem
After workshops in Berlin, Jerusalem and Straelen, the workshop will return to Jerusalem this spring. This workshop will focus on the participants translations. These are unfinished translations that have not yet been published. These will be sent to all participants. The workshop is open to 10 participants and is intended for literary translators with experience and publications. Workshop facilitators: Anne Birkenhauer and Gadi Goldberg Prerequisites: At least one published translation Duration: November 4th 2018 until November 10th, 2018 Location: Beit Ben-Yehuda, 28 Ein Gedi St., 93383 Jerusalem Participation fee: Participation (Accommodation and meals) is free of charge. Travel / flight expenses will be refunded. For more details and for the documents required for submitting application: Anne Birkenhauer, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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