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Israel Prize-winning film director Judd Ne’eman dies aged 84

Film director Yehuda Judd Ne’eman has died, days before his 85th birthday, Hebrew media reports.

The Israel Prize-winning director was also a longtime researcher and lecturer at Tel Aviv University.

He was also a doctor and poet, who took part in the 1967 Six-Day War and the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

He created many feature and documentary films discussing Israel’s wars, its military control over the West Bank and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel. His most well-known movies include The Dress (1969), Paratroopers (1977) and Fellow Travellers (1982).

He is survived by his wife, neuroscientist Talma Hendler, and two daughters.

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