Playwright and author Edna Mazia, pillar of Israeli theater, dies at 74

Prominent Israeli playwright and author Edna Mazia has died at the age of 74, Hebrew media reports.

Considered a pillar of Israeli theater, she succumbed to a long battle with cancer.

Among her best known plays is “Games in the Backyard.”

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Moshav Nahalal in the north.

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