Yehuda Avner

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Yehuda Avner
BornYehuda Haffner
(1928-12-30)December 30, 1928
Manchester, England
DiedMarch 24, 2015(2015-03-24) (aged 86)
Jerusalem, Israel
OccupationIsraeli Prime Ministerial Advisor & Diplomat
Notable worksThe Young Inheritors: A Portrait of Israel's Children, 1982
The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership (2010)
Spouse
Mimi Cailingold (m. 1953–2015)
Children4

Yehuda Avner (Hebrew: יהודה אבנר‎; December 30, 1928 – March 24, 2015) was an Israeli prime ministerial advisor, diplomat, and writer. He served as advisor to Israeli Prime Ministers Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres. He served as speechwriter to Israeli Prime Ministers Golda Meir and Levi Eshkol. Avner was the Israeli Ambassador to Australia, United Kingdom, and the United States

Avner was born in Manchester, England to Israeli Jewish parents. He died of cancer in Jerusalem, Israel, aged 86.

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