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June 9, 2013 12:17 pm

Celebrated Israeli Author Yoram Kaniuk Dies at 83

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Yoram Kaniuk. Photo: Wikipedia.

Ynet – Israeli author, painter and publicist Yoram Kaniuk died at the age of 83 on Saturday at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv. As per the author’s request, a funeral will not be held and his body will be donated to science.

Kaniuk, whose health had deteriorated over the past few years, wrote on his personal blog a few months ago, “I am writing with certain sorrow and the not so pleasant feeling that my time has come. Soon I will be heading south. How it will happen – I do not know.

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