Edna Aphek

b. 1943

Current City, State, Country

Sunnyvale, California, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Haifa, Israel


Edna Aphek, born in Israel. Currently living in California.
Aphek is a retired Professor specializing in Hebrew Language and Literature and Israeli Culture.
A poet and an artist, Edna Aphek has published seven books of poems for adults and children and four books of prose for adults. Many of her poems appear in magazines and Journals. Some of her poems have been translated into English and appear in several anthologies.
Edna is the co-editor of four online magazines: Tzamadim (multicultural and multilingual poetry), Resisim ( prose) and Narutsa – in the footsteps of the Bible (poetry and prose).

What is the relationship between Judaism and/or Jewish culture and your poetry?

Much of my poetry has to do with Jewish themes in general and Biblical themes, in particular.
As previously mentioned, I am the co-editor of Tsmadim- a multicultural and multilingual online magazine devoted to Hebrew literature in translation, and Narutsa, an online magazine – in the footsteps of the Bible

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