Greenberg, Uri Zvi
|born on||21 September 1896 at 17:19:28 (= 5:19 PM )|
|Place||Bialy Kamien, Ukraine, 49n54, 24e50|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||29°09' 26°11 Asc. 01°39'|
An acclaimed Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in Yiddish and Hebrew.
His strident, Expressionist verse exhorts the Jewish people to redeem their historical destiny; he warned of the impending Holocaust in such poems as “In malkhus fun tselem” (1922; “In the Kingdom of the Cross”). An adherent of the right-wing Revisionist Zionist Party, Greenberg used his poetry to espouse a religious mystical view of Zionism and to further Revisionism’s extreme nationalism.
Considered a foremost Hebrew poet of his generation, Greenberg was at odds with the main intellectual and political thrust in Hebrew literature and Israeli politics because of his political and social views. He served one term in the Knesset (parliament) as a member of the Herut Party (1949–51).
In 1947, 1954 and 1977, Greenberg was awarded the Bialik Prize for literature.
In 1957, Greenberg was awarded the Israel Prize for his contribution to literature.
He died 8 May 1981.
According to several sources, he was born in the evening of 15th Tishrei 1896, the beginning of the Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles). As the Jewish day is started just after sunset, the date is equal to 21 September 1896 , from 17.00 CET to 20 CET.
Starkman rectified to 17.19.28 CET
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Poet