National culture icon Haim Hefer dies at 86

19.09.2012                      03.Tischrei. 5773                      Fasttag Gedaliah

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National culture icon Haim Hefer dies at 86

Israel Prize laureate passes away at Tel Aviv hospital; Education Ministry to add his poems, writing to school curriculum.

Poet, songwriter, filmmaker and playwright Haim Hefer, one of the icons of Israeli culture, died on the second day of Rosh Hashana at Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, after a long illness. His funeral will take place on Wednesday….