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Yehudit Kafri

Yehudit Kafri was born in 1936 at Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh which her parents helped found, and has been a member of both Kibbutz Sasa in Galilee, and Kibbutz Shoval in the Negev. She studied at universities in Israel and the U.S. A poet and fiction writer, Kafri worked for many years as an editor and translator at Sifriat Poalim Publishing House, and now writes literary reviews for Iton 77. Kafri has received a number of literary awards, among which the Tel Aviv Foundation Award (1973), the Prime Minister`s Prize (1987), the Rachel Prize (1993), the ACUM Prize (2003) and the President`s Prize (2005).

Yehudit Kafri

Books Published in Hebrew

POETRY
Time Will Have Mercy, Makhbarot Lesifrut, 1962 [Ha-Zeman Yirahem]
The Spur of This Moment, Sifriat Poalim, 1966 [Heref Ha-Rega Ha-Ze]
From Here and From Another Country, Sifriat Poalim, 1970 [Mi-Kan U-Mi-Eretz Aheret]
Small Variations, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1975 [Variatziot Ketanot]
Woman with Parasol, Ekked, 1977 [Isha Ahat Im Shimshiah]
Koranit, Sifriat Poalim, 1982 [Koranit]
Awn of Summer, Sifriat Poalim, 1988 [Mal`an Shel Kayitz]
Man Woman Bird, Iaron Golan, 1993 [Ish Ishah Tzipor]
Zosha, Sifrei Iton 77, 2006 [Zosha]
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PROSE
It Was During Vacation (children), Sifriat Poalim, 1964 [Ze Haya Ba-Hofesh]
Mula Agin (biography), Kibbutz Shoval, 1969 [Mola Agin]
Our Champion Tom (children), Sifriat Poalim, 1982, 1987 [Ha-Aluf Shelanu Tom]
All Summer We Walked Barefoot (memoir), Shdemot-Tag, 1996 [Kol Ha- Kayitz Halachnu Yehefim]
To Love a Blue Whale (non-fiction), Sifriat Poalim, 1982; 1996 [Le`ehov Leviatan Kahol]
Zosha: From the Jezreel Valley to the Red Orchestra (biographical novel), Keter, 2003 [Zosha: Me-Emek Izrael La-"Tizmoret Ha-Aduma"]

Books in Translation

Zosha: From the Jezreel Valley to the Red Orchestra

English: Toruń (Poland): Adam Marszałek, 2009; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014
Polish: Warsaw, 
Jewish Historical Institute, 2013

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