Yaakov Agmon

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Yaakov Agmon (Hebrew: יעקב אגמון‎) (24 June 1929 – 16 December 2020) was an Israeli theater producer, manager, and director. He was born in Tel Aviv. He was director of United Jewish Appeal and also as a columnist and the secretary of the Rimon weekly publication.

In 1978, he founded Beit Lessin Theater.[1] In 1995, Agmon was appointed general and artistic director of the Habima Theatre.[2] In 2010, Agmon was appointed general manager of the Arabic-Hebrew theater of Jaffa.[3]

Agmon died on 16 December 2020 at a hospital in Ramat Gan from COVID-19 at the age of 91.[4]

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  1. Linda Ben-Zvi. Theater in Israel. University of Michigan Press, 1996. ISBN 0-472-10607-4. pg.22. See Theater in Israel on Google Books
  2. Meidan, Anat (May 10, 2002). לא בגלל אשתי (in Hebrew). Ynet. Retrieved August 8, 2011.
  3. Peleg-Rotem, Hagit (November 11, 2010). יעקב אגמון, המנהל החדש של התיאטרון הערבי-עברי: "אני עדיין בגיל הרך" (in Hebrew). Globes. Retrieved August 8, 2011.
  4. Renowned director Yaakov Agmon dies at 91