German-born Israeli poet, author, and literary prize recipient whose functions include Open up Closed Open up (poems) rather than of This Period, Not of the Place (novel). His literary honors are the Bialik Reward, the Israel Reward, as well as the Brenner Reward. He was raised speaking German and Hebrew and shifted along with his Orthodox Jewish family members to Mandate Palestine when he was eleven yrs . old. His poem, “Memorial Day time for the Battle Deceased,” was changed right into a musical structure offering an orchestra, chorus, and single vocalists. He was wedded double — to Tamar Horn and Chana Sokolov — and got two sons and something girl. He and poet Abraham Regelson had been both recipients from the Bialik Reward for literature.