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Ivgy, Moshe
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Born in Casablanca in 1953, Moshe Ivgy (Jud.-Ar. Ibgī, Ibghī) came to Israel with his parents at the age of four. Following his army service, Ivgy studied acting at the Nissim Nativ Studio in Tel Aviv. He is one of Israel’s most popular stage and screen actors and is an active member of the Israel Screen Actors Guild. Ivgy lives with his family in Zichron Ya’akov and is the father of actress Dana Ivgy.

Ivgy has appeared in television dramas, feature films, shorts, and plays performed on the Israeli stage. His first feature film role was in Yankul Goldwasser’s Big Shots (1982). Ivgy has perfec…

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Amy Kronish, “Ivgy, Moshe”, 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_0011830>
First published online: 2010

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