This Day in Jewish History 1924: Germany's Favorite Israeli Writer Was Born

Hungarian-born Ephraim Kishon would have an ambivalent relationship with Israel but become one of its most beloved satirists.

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On August 23, 1924, Ephraim Kishon, the man who would become Germany’s favorite Israeli writer, was born in Budapest. A satirist, novelist, playwright and filmmaker, Kishon went on to sell 43 million copies...