Yaari, Yehudah

   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.

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