Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Poet, song writer, film maker and playwright

Haim Hefer, one of the icons of Israeli culture, passed away on the second day of Rosh Hashana at Ichilov Hospital, at the age of 86, after a long illness.

A prolific song writer and poet, whose works are the foundation of Israel's national cultural treasure, Hefer, in addition to writing lyrics for songs, for many years wrote poems based on current events for Yediot Aharonot.

from The Jerusalem Post: National culture icon Haim Hefer dies at 86


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