- (b. 1919)Israeli writer and journalist. He was born in Kharkov in the Ukraine, and went to Palestine in 1924. From 1965 he was the editor of the weekend literary supplement of Ha-Aretz for which he wrote art criticism. In 1971 he became cultural attache at the Israeli embassy in London. He wrote short stories, novels and children's books, and translated several books into Hebrew.
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