Abel Herzberg in c. 1913
|Born||Abel Jacob Herzberg
17 September 1893
|Died||19 May 1989
|Occupation||Lawyer, writer, poet|
|Notable awards||Constantijn Huygens Prize (1964)
P. C. Hooft Award (1972)
|Children||Judith Herzberg (b. 1934)|
Abel Jacob Herzberg (born 17 September 1893 in Amsterdam – died 19 May 1989 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch Jewish lawyer, writer and poet. He wrote many plays and novels, focused mainly on Biblical characters. His works include Tweestromenland, Kroniek der Jodenvervolging, and Om een lepel soep. Herzberg was a prisoner in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp from 11 January 1944 to 10 April 1945.
- "NLPVF:: Biography: Abel Herzberg". Archived from the original on 11 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-18.
- "Between Two Streams - A Diary from Bergen-Belsen". Retrieved 2008-05-11.
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