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Jacobo Timerman, Argentinian writer. Recipient David Ben Gurion award United Jewish Appeal, 1979, Golden Pen of Freedom award International Federation Publications, 1980, Conscience in Media award American Society Journalists and Authors, 1981.

Background

Timerman, Jacobo was born on January 6, 1923 in Bar, Podal, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Arrived in Argentina, 1928. Son of Natan and Eva (Berman) Timerman.

Education

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Brandeis University, 1981. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Queens College, 1982.

Career

Translator Agence France Presse, Buenos Aires, 1953-1956. Writer La Razon, 1957-1959, Clarin, Buenos Aires, 1959-1960, El Mundo, Buenos Aires, 1960-1962. Editor, public Primera Plana, 1962-1964, Confirmado, Buenos Aires, 1965-1966, La Opinion, Buenos Aires, 1971-1977.

Writer, from 1977.

Works

Connections

Married Risha Mindlin, May 20, 1950. Children: Daniel, Hector, Javier.

father:
Natan Timerman

mother:
Eva (Berman) Timerman

spouse:
Risha Mindlin

children:
Hector Timerman

Javier Timerman

Daniel Timerman