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Yakir Ben-Moshe

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Yakir Ben-Moshe, born in 1973, lives and works in Tel Aviv, winner of the Israeli Prime Minister’s Prize for Literature in 2012 and the Israeli Minister of Culture’s Prize in 2003. Has published six books, the most recent of which, “Whistle of a Night Watchman”, published by the ‘Bialik Institute’ in 2021. His poems have been translated into various languages, including English, Russian, Greek, Chinese, Turkish, and published in anthologies and literary journals. Since 2000, Yakir Ben-Moshe has been the literary editor and cultural events editor at Beit Bialik, the house of the Israeli national poet Hayim Nahman Bialik; Edited the ‘Poetry on the Road’ project of the Tel Aviv Municipality (2004-2015), the International Poetry Festival ‘Gate’ (2011-2015); He served as a judge for the best Poetry Award by the Israeli President’s House in Jerusalem (2018-19) and also a judge for the ‘Haaretz’ newspaper competition for the short story (2005). In addition, Ben-Moshe writes for the press about literature and classical music, edits poetry and prose books for many writers (including Nava Semel, Yossi Alfi), and has rich and varied experience in teaching literature and writing workshops in many settings, including: Tel Aviv University, Seminar Kibbutzim, Helicon (the Association for the Advancement of Poetry in Israel(, Kibbutz Yotvata, and more. For this he was awarded the title of ‘Best Writing Workshop Teacher in Israel’ by the ‘Maariv’ newspaper.

Yakir Ben-Moshe courses

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Thu., AUGUST 26TH | 09:30 AM
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Was It Ever: The Poems of the Eternal Romantic Alexander Penn and the Glamorous City of Tel Aviv

During the course “Was It ever ,” we will read and write following…

FOR: Adults
Yakir Ben-Moshe
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Mon., OCTOBER 18TH | 10:00 AM
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I Did Not Win the Light: Between Kingship and Melancholy in the Poetry of Hayim Nahman Bialik and Dahlia Ravikovitch

Why did Bialik (at the age of 30!) win the title of ‘National…

FOR: Adults
Yakir Ben-Moshe
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Mon., JANUARY 24TH | 10:00 AM
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God Full Of Mercy: Poetry by Yehuda Amichai and Agi Mishol

During the course “God Full Of Mercy” we will read and write following…

FOR: Adults
Yakir Ben-Moshe
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Mon., MARCH 14TH | 10:00 AM
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The Subconscious Opens Like a Fan: Poetry Yona Wallach and David Avidan

What made Yona Wallach’s poetry so powerful? To what extent did David Avidan…

FOR: Adults
Yakir Ben-Moshe
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Mon., MAY 2nd | 10:00 AM
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What do gazelles do at night? The Magic of the Children’s Poetry in Hebrew

The beauty of children’s poetry in Hebrew cannot be forgotten. It accompanies us…

FOR: Adults
Yakir Ben-Moshe
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