This article is about the writer Ya'akov Cohen. For the Israeli rabbi, see Ya'akov Cohen (rabbi). For the Israeli footballer, see Jacob Cohen (footballer).

Ya'akov Cohen (Hebrew: יעקב כהן) (born 26 June 1881; died 20 November 1960) was an Israeli poet, playwright, translator, writer and Hebrew linguist.

Early life

Cohen was born in 1881 in Slutsk, in the Russian Empire, now in Belarus, and emigrated to the then British Mandate of Palestine in 1934.

Awards

References

  1. ^ "List of Bialik Prize recipients 1933–2004 (in Hebrew), Tel Aviv Municipality website" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "Israel Prize recipients in 1953 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Israel Prize recipients in 1958 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. 

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