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Harel-Dagan, Anda
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Anda Harel-Dagan (née Andrée Wahba) was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1934, and immigrated to Israel with her family in 1949. She lived on a kibbutz and studied at the teachers’ college of the kibbutz movement (Seminar ha-Kibbutzim), Tel Aviv University, and the Sorbonne.

Harel-Dagan writes lyrical poetry. The themes of her first two volumes, Yamim Rabbim (Many Days - Tel Aviv: Sifriyyat Poʿalim, 1972) and  Avraham Hayah (Abraham Was - Tel Aviv: Ṭraklin, 1974)and the fourth, Minshar  (Sexpoems - Tel Aviv: Alef, 1986) include reflections about family, her father, nature, love…

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Lev Hakak, “Harel-Dagan, Anda”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0006000>
First published online: 2010

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