Yom Kippur

Who by Fire?

Shlomi Shaban and Amichai Chasson

The musician and the poet talk about Yom Kippur in the work of Leonard Cohen


A journey to Leonard Cohen’s Yom Kippur and his poem “Who by Fire”, the Yom Kippur War, the poems of the Akeda, and the broken prayer of the great Jewish troubadour.

Shlomi Shaban is a singer-songwriter and pianist. He has put out four studio albums over the past 20 years.


Amichai Chasson is a poet, filmmaker, and artistic director.



שלומי שבן. צילום: ליאור כתר

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