- (1900-82)Israeli writer and diplomat, of Galician origin, brother of Avraham Yaari. He emigrated to Palestine in 1920 and served in the head office of Keren ha-Yesod. He held a number of diplo-matic posts - as cultural attache to the Israeli legation in Scandinavia (1955-7), director of the department for cultural relations of the Israeli foreign ministry, and as consul-general in Amsterdam. He wrote stories and romances dealing with Eastern European life during the 20th century and with pioneer youth in Israel.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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YAARI, YEHUDAH — (1900–1982), Hebrew writer; brother of abraham yaari . Born in Galicia, Yaari joined the Ha Shomer ha Ẓa ir movement, and in 1920 emigrated to Palestine. He worked in Ruḥamah and Kiryat Anavim, as well as on the building of the Afulah Nazareth… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
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