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Prominent Israeli Arab Poet Salem Jubran Dies

By Harriet Staff

According to HAARETZ.com:

Israeli Arab poet and journalist Salem Jubran died Sunday at his home in Nazareth at the age of 71. He was laid to rest in his hometown yesterday.

Born in 1941 in the Galilee village of Peki’in, Jubran published three books of poetry, the last of which appeared about 30 years ago. Poet Marwan Makhoul said Jubran’s poetry was the most important ever published by an Israeli Arab author.


Posted in Poetry News on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 by Harriet Staff.