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Yonadav Kaploun

Yonadav Kaploun was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1963 to a family of Habad Hassidim. He arrived in Israel in 1970, was educated at the Merkaz Harav Kook Yeshiva and at Kfar Habad. He teaches Bible, Kabbala, and Hassidism, and is a literary editor and critic. He also leads writing workshops. Kaploun began publishing poetry in 1982 and has received several prizes, including the Prime minister's Prize twice (1996; 2014) and the Ministry of Culture Prize (2011).

Books Published in Hebrew
The Grey Crown (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Ha-Keter Ha-Afor]
The Hebrew Element (poetry), Schocken, 1990 [Element Ivri]
Solomon's Daughter (poetry), Schocken, 1994 [Bat-Shlomo]
A Strange Shabbat in the Forest (stories), Schocken, 1999 [Shabbat Muzarah Ba-Yaar]
You Are Still Writing (poetry), Keter, 2004 [Ata Od Kotev]
Jewish Astrology: The Zodiac in the Classical Sources [with Miriam Binyamini] (non-fiction), Am Oved, 2009 [Astrologya Ivrit: Al Kochavim U-Mazalot Bi-Mkorot Ha-Yahadut]
Collected Poems as  of Now (poetry), Bialik Institute, 2011 [Mizmor Zmani: Kol Ha-Shirim Ad Ko]  

Yonadav Kaploun

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