Tchernichovsky Prize

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Tchernichovsky Prize
Awarded for Exemplary translation to Hebrew
Country Israel
Presented by Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality
First awarded 1942 (first award 1943)

The Tchernichovsky Prize is an Israeli prize awarded to individuals for exemplary works of translation into Hebrew. It is awarded by the municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo.[1] Although initially awarded annually, it is now awarded every two years.

The prize was founded, in the name of the poet Shaul Tchernichovsky, following a 1942 resolution of the municipality. Tchernichovsky himself participated in formulating the policies for the grant of the award and attended the first award ceremony for the prize in 1943.[1]