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Gershon Shoffman

Hebrew: Gershon גרשון שופמן
Birthplace: Orsha, Orsha District, Vitebsk Province, Belarus
Death: Died in Gedera, Israel
Place of Burial: Hof HaCarmel cemetery, Haifa, Israel
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Son of Zalman Shoffman and Feiga Haya Shoffman
Husband of Anny - Ruth רות Shoffman שופמן
Father of <private> Shoffman שופמן and <private> Shoffman שופמן

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About Gershon Shoffman

Gershon Shoffman גרשון שופמן (born 1880; died 1972) was an Israeli writer and painter.

Shoffman was born in Orsha (now in Belarus), in the Russian Empire in 1880. His parents were Zalman Shoffman and Feiga Haya Levin. He emigrated to Mandate Palestine in 1937.

  • In 1946, Shoffman was awarded the Bialik Prize for Literature.
  • In 1953, Shoffman was awarded the Rupin Prize for Literature.
  • In 1956, he was awarded the Israel Prize, for literature.


גרשום שופמן 1880-1972

About Gershon גרשון שופמן (עברית)

ויקיפדיה: גרשון שוֹפְמן (28 בפברואר 1880 – 12 ביוני 1972) היה סופר עברי וצייר בן דור התחייה. חתן פרס ביאליק (תש"ז 1946) ופרס ישראל (תשט"ז 1956). אמן הסיפור הקצר והקצרצר.

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February 28, 1880
Orsha, Orsha District, Vitebsk Province, Belarus
Age 39
Graz, Graz, Styria, Austria
June 12, 1972
Age 92
Gedera, Israel
June 1972
Age 92
Haifa, Israel