Imber, Naphtali Herz

   Hebrew poet. Imber, born in Galicia, wrote Hebrew poetry from an early age. In 1882 he became secretary to Laurence Oliphant, a British journalist, in Palestine and two years later published Barkai (‘Dawn’), his first collection of poetry. This included the poem Hatikvah (‘The Hope’) which became the Zionist and then the Israel national anthem. Imber translated Fitzgerald’s Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam into Hebrew. IMMANUEL ben-Solomon of Rome c. 1261–after 1328. Italian poet. Born in Rome, Immanuel lived in a number of cities in Italy, tutoring children of the wealthy. Machbarot (‘Compositions’, 1491), is a collection of Hebrew verses and rhymed prose, in a form which was imitated from medieval Spanish Jewish literature. The last of these ‘compositions’ describes the author’s journey through heaven and hell and is clearly based on the Divine Comedy of his great contemporary, Dante. Gay and witty, and frequently frivolous, the ‘compositions’ were regarded by some later rabbis as unfit reading matter because they tended to immorality. In spite of this, portions of the work were translated into English, Italian, Yiddish, German, Hungarian and Latin.

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  • IMBER, NAPHTALI HERZ — (1856–1909), poet and author of ha tikvah ( The Hope ), the Zionist and later the Israel national anthem. He was born in Galicia where he received an intensive traditional but no secular education. Imber went to Palestine with laurence oliphant …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Imber Naphtali Herz — (izg. ìmber naftáli hȅrc) (1856 1909) DEFINICIJA putujući židovski pjesnik, pobornik cionizma i obnove hebrejskoga kao govornog jezika; pjesma Hatikva (Nada) 1948. postala izraelska nacionalna himna …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Imber, Naphtali Herz — ▪ Hebrew poet born 1856, Zloczow, Galicia, Austria Hungary died Oct. 8, 1909, New York, N.Y., U.S.       itinerant Hebrew poet whose poem “Ha Tiqva” (“The Hope”), set to music, was the official anthem of the Zionist movement from 1933 and… …   Universalium

  • Imber, Naphtali Herz — (1856 1909)    American Hebrew poet. He was born in Galicia and went to Palestine in 1882, where he served as secretary and adviser on Jewish affairs to Laurence Oliphant (1882 8). He then returned to Europe and wandered as far as India, where he …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Naphtali Herz Imber — (auch: Naftali), (* 1856 in Zloczow, Galizien, Österreich Ungarn; † 8. Oktober 1909 in New York, USA) war ein jüdischer Dichter. Sein Gedicht HaTikwa (Die Hoffnung) wurde zum Text der Israelischen Nationalhymne. Imber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Herz Imber — Naphtali Herz Imber Naphtali Herz Imber (auch: Naftali), (* 1856 in Zloczow, Galizien, Österreich Ungarn; † 8. Oktober 1909 in New York, USA) war ein jüdischer Dichter. Sein Gedicht HaTikwa (Die Hoffnung) wurde zum Text der Israelischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IMBER, SAMUEL JACOB — (Shmuel Yankev; 1889–1942), Yiddish poet. Born in Sasów in Austrian eastern Galicia (now Sasiv, Ukraine), son of the Hebrew writer Shmaryahu Imber and nephew of naphtali herz imber , the author of ha tikvah , he studied at the University of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Imber — ist eine andere Bezeichnung für die Pflanzenart Ingwer ist der Familienname folgender Person: Evan Imber Black (* 1944), US amerikanische Psychiaterin und Psychotherapeutin Naphtali Herz Imber (1856–1909), jüdischer Dichter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Herz — is a German surname meaning heart , and may refer to:* Adam Herz, American writer and producer * Alice Herz, American pacifist * Henri Herz, Austrian pianist, teacher, and composer * Henriette Herz (de Lemos), German social leader * John H. Herz …   Wikipedia

  • Naftali Herz Imber — Naphtali Herz Imber Naphtali Herz Imber (Hebrew: נפתלי הרץ אימבר‎, Yiddish: נפתלי הערץ אימבער, also known as Naphtali Tzvi Imber, Naphtali Zvi Imber, Naphtali Hertz Imber or Naphtali Hirsch Imber, 1856 – 8 October 1909) was a Jewish poet and… …   Wikipedia

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