Ya'akov Cahan

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Ya'akov Cahan
יעקב כהן
Born (1881-06-26)June 26, 1881
Slutsk, Russian Empire
(now in Belarus)
Died November 20, 1960(1960-11-20) (aged 79)
Israel
Occupation writer
Language Hebrew
Ethnicity Jewish
Citizenship Israeli
Notable awards Bialik Prize (1938)
Israel Prize (1953 and 1958)

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

Early life[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  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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