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Gormejano (Gormezano) Goren, Itzhak
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Itzhak Gormejano (Gormezano) Goren was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1941. He and his family emigrated to Israel in 1952, where they lived in transit camps (maʿabarot) for four years. He studied English literature and French Culture (Department of French Culture) at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University, and theater arts at a graduate school in the United States (1974–80). From 1970 to 1974 he worked for the Israel Broadcasting Authority, first as a programs editor,  then as an assistant director in the Drama Department, and during this period he wrote sketc…

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Lev Hakak, “Gormejano (Gormezano) Goren, Itzhak”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 27 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0008590>
First published online: 2010

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