Category Archives: Famous People

Levin Kipnis- We all know him and love him

I can’t imagine my childhood without the songs and the stories of Levin Kipnis – לוין קיפניס.T his famous Israeli author and poet was and still one of Israeli’s most prolific writers, whose work influenced the childhood of many if not all Israelis, and still does today. June 20th marks 23 years since his passing [...]

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80 years of Deborah

In the Hebrew Bible one of the greatest leaders that the Israelites had  was Deborah. She was a prophet; she judged the people and helped them defeat their enemy with God’s help. The Deborah that we are about to encounter today was also a great woman – this is of course the famous author, who [...]

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The heroes of Nathan Alterman

On March 28th 1970, one of the greatest poets in the history of Modern Hebrew poetry passed away. His name was Nathan Alterman – נתן אלתרמן – and today we will discuss one of his greatest and best-known poems, a poem that is still read today when we hold memorial ceremonies for our soldiers- מגש [...]

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