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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 
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

Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
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"An original, extraordinary book" The Brenner prize committee
Congratulations to Noga Albalach, winner of the 2018 Brenner prize for her book "The Old Man (Farewell)".
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.
Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
Details in the attached link
Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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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