Public Profile

Jessica Cohen

Language(s): Hebrew

Bio: Jessica Cohen was born in England, raised in Israel, and has been living in the U.S. since 1997. She translates contemporary Israeli fiction and non-fiction, as well as commercial material from and into Hebrew.

Professional Affiliations and Certifications: Member of ATA, PEN American Center, CTA (Colorado Translators Association), ITA (Israel Translators Association)

Publications: To the End of the Land by David Grossman (Knopf, 2010) / Eden by Yael Hedaya (Metropolitan Books, 2010) / The World a Moment Later by Amir Gutfreund (The Toby Press, 2008) / Writing in the Dark by David Grossman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008) / 1967: Israel, The War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East by Tom Segev (Metropolitan Books, 2007) / Our Holocaust by Amir Gutfreund (The Toby Press, 2006) / Accidents by Yael Hedaya (Metropolitan Books, 2005) / Her Body Knows by David Grossman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005) / Bliss by Ronit Matalon (Metropolitan Books, 2003)

Education: M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Indiana University, 2001); Graduate Certificate of Literary Translation (Indiana University, 2001); Literary Translation Workshop, NY State Summer Writers Inst. (Skidmore College, NY, 1999); B.A. in English Literature (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1997)

Awards: American Translators Association Student Translation Award, 2000

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