The First Lady of Israeli Culture: 'This Country Is Going Down the Drain'

'Even animals have culture. Here there’s nothing,' says celebrated Israeli actress Gila Almagor, who is coping with the demise of her life’s two great loves: husband Yaakov Agmon and cultural institutions

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Gila Almagor this week. 'My whole world is upside-down.'
Gila Almagor this week. 'My whole world is upside-down.'Credit: Avishag Shaar Yashuv
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Almgor at her hom this week. 'My friends are dying of hunger.'Credit: Avishag Shaar Yashuv
Gila Almagor and husband Yaacov Agmon. 'We were with him from that morning until he returned his soul to the creator, and I stole his last breath from him.'Credit: HOT8
Gila Almagor in Assi Dayan's 1992 film 'Life According to Agfa.'



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