by Naomi Danis

Two Ruths of Yehuda Amichai

Uncovering the personal history of Israel’s beloved poet.

Yehuda Amichai (1924 – 2000) was Israel’s beloved unofficial poet laureate. His poems, hugely popular with ordinary Israelis, are read aloud at weddings, babynamings and funerals. He has been published in 33 languages and rendered into English by many gifted translators.

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