The Poet Goes to War

Hear O Lord: Poems from the Disturbances of 2000-2009
by Eliaz Cohen, translated by Larry Barak
Toby Press, 190 pp., $14.95


The Israeli poet Eliaz Cohen is a Religious Zionist who lives with his family on a kibbutz in the southern West Bank. And thereby hangs a tale. In a 2005 interview with the Hebrew daily Ha'aretz, Cohen sardonically addressed the issue presented by settler-artists like him:

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