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Who is Abba Kovner?
Abba Kovner was a Jewish Hebrew poet, writer and partisan leader. He became one of the great poets of modern Israel. He was a cousin of the Israeli Communist Party leader Meir Vilner.
- also known as Ковнер, Абба
- born on (97 years ago) in Sevastopol
- nationality: Israel
- profession: Poet, writer, partisan
- died on (28 years ago) in Ein HaHoresh
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by Ephraim Kahana
Abba Kovner and other surviving partisans of the war from Vilna, Lithuania; Jewish war survivors themselves constituted most of the Briha operatives who escorted the escapees. As the exodus of survivors from Eastern Europe intensified in the summer of 1946, the decision was made to establish a network of way stations that would route the survivors through Poland into the American- occupied zone of Germany. The US. zone commanders, along with the Czechoslovak government ...
Dictionary of Genocide: A-L (2008)
by Samuel Totten, Paul Robert Bartrop
The phrase itself has usually been attributed to Lithuanian Jewish resistance leader and poet Abba Kovner (1918–1987), but this is inaccurate. The first American president, ...
by Mordecai Schreiber
Carmi, Chaim Guri, Amir Gilboa, Dan Pagis, and Abba Kovner. Among the novelists Hanoch Bartov, Binyamin Tammuz, Yehudit Handel, ...
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