Aviva אביבה Gefen גפן (Dayan דיין) (1922 - 1967) MP

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Birthplace: Israel
Death: Died in Nahalal, Israel
Managed by: Zohar Betser
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About Aviva אביבה Gefen גפן (Dayan דיין)

Aviva Dayan Geffen, born in Afula in 1922 and died, a suicide, in 1967, five months after her brother, General Moshe Dayan, triumphantly recaptured the Old City of Jerusalem in the Six Day War.

One of her daughters, Nurit, also took her own life at the age of 26.

Following are excerpts, translated by Naomi Danis, from Isha Yekara (Lovely Lady), a heartbreaking memoir by Aviva's son—the poet, lyricist, playwright, children's book author, and Maariv colum-nist Yehonatan Geffen. 12 LILITH -SPRING 2002

www.lilith.org/shop/download/v27i01_Spring_2002-05.pdf

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אביבה דיין גפן Aviva Dayan Gefen's Timeline

1922
January 1922
Israel

January 1922

1945
1945
Age 23

1945

1948
March 31, 1948
Age 26
Nahalal, Israel
1967
November 15, 1967
Age 45
Nahalal, Israel

15/11/1967

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