Publication of a poetry journal which has become a central platform for poetry in Israel. The journal has been published regularly since 1990, and today has six issues a year. Its objective is: “To supply a necessary platform for poets and poetry and to enable continuousand available publication of poetry in Hebrew to culture enthusiasts in Israel.” Helicon Journal has set itself the aim of expressing poetry’s point of view on human themes pertaining to us all, and supplying suitable exposure for young writers. Almost seventy issues have been published so far, including contemporary and classic poetry alongside first publications, translations and visual art works by Israeli artists. The most prominent poets, translators and artists have been published in Helicon.