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Chana Kronfeld

Translator, Hebrew
Chana Kronfeld is a Professor of Hebrew, Yiddish, and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley. Her latest book, The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai, is forthcoming from Stanford University Press. The recipient of the Akavyahu Lifetime Achievement Award for her research on Hebrew and Yiddish poetry, she has collaborated with Chana Bloch on translations of Amichai’s Open Closed Open and Hovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch. (Photo credit: University of California, Berkeley)