Hava Pinhas-Cohen (b. 1955) studied Hebrew literature and art history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has taught literature and written proficiency in high school for many years, and has developed a special method of integrating literature, Bible, visual arts and cinema. Since 1990, Pincas-Cohen has been the editor of Dimui, a journal of literature, criticism and Jewish culture. She is also a book reviewer, translator, and columnist for the daily newspaper Maariv. Pincas-Cohen was awarded the Prime Minister`s Prize in 1996.