Born Ferenc Hoffmann in 1924, Kishon, an author, playwright, screenwriter and humorist, emigrates from Hungary to Israel in 1949. His more than 50 books, 9 plays, 5 movies and numerous newspaper columns gain him international recognition for his biting wit, creative characters and humorous depictions of everyday life in Israel. Some of his most noted works are the films “Salah Shabbati” and “Ha’Shoter Azulai” and the books “Noah’s Ark, Tourist Class” and “So Sorry We Won!”
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