Helen Schary Motro

Natan Yonathan, Israel’s Lyrical Poet of Nature

Poet Natan Yonatan (1923-2004) was a symbol of an Israel that no longer exists. The prize-winning people’s poet from a strong socialist background published 20 volumes of poetry translated into several languages, yet he was never fully accepted by the intellectual establishment.Still, it is not for his lyrical poems nor his verses about nature