Eliaz Cohen

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  March 21, 2007 at 12:45 AM EDT

Eliaz Cohen is a poet and social worker who grew up in Elkana in the northern West Bank. He is a leading figure in the renaissance of religious poetry and arts in Israel and leads several creative writing workshops in the region.

Cohen is a founder and editor of the poetry journal “Mashiv Haru’ach” and is the author of four books of poetry. He lives with his wife and four children in the settlement of Kfar Etzion.

Transcript: Eliaz Cohen

In this web exclusive clip, Eliaz Cohen reads two more of his poems.

Eliaz Cohen Reads ‘Poems of the Mountain Village’ in English and Hebrew

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  March 21, 2007 at 12:45 AM EDT

Eliaz Cohen is a poet and social worker who grew up in Elkana in the northern West Bank. He is a leading figure in the renaissance of religious poetry and arts in Israel and leads several creative writing workshops in the region.

Cohen is a founder and editor of the poetry journal “Mashiv Haru’ach” and is the author of four books of poetry. He lives with his wife and four children in the settlement of Kfar Etzion.

Transcript: Eliaz Cohen

In this web exclusive clip, Eliaz Cohen reads two more of his poems.