CURRICULUM VITAE - BALFOUR HAKAK
I was born in Iraq (1948)on the date of Israel Decleration of
Independence. My twin brother is Herzl. Our family
emigrated to Israel at 1950. At the age of 17 I won the
championship of the International Bible Quiz (1965).
(My twin brother was vice champion in this quiz).
Army service in the Israel Defence Forces (1966 - 1969).
I am married and I have three sons.
Adress: rekhasim 12 p.o.b 10081 zur hadassa; israel 99875
1970 -1977 Hebrew Literature and Bible,
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem,
B.A. and M.A. degrees both with distinction.
7 poetry books: "jemini Poems", Lights of love",
"Wedding Wood", "Genealogy Poems" , "Homeland Poems ", "poems from
the Mystic Garden ", "State of Mind".
A Literary Research: "The Prose of Berdizchevsky"
3 Children Books: "Carmella"
"Twins ", " Balagana".
I also won two literary prizes.
Chibat Hapiout - Interpretation of holy songs
Taut Hazor - Hebrew Lexicon
Young journalist at Ma`ariv La'noar, 1963 - 1966
Teaching in Highschool: 1974 -1987
Curriculum Planning, The Israeli Curriculum Centre,
Ministry of Education & Culture, 1977 -
Editting: A Teachers' Journal: "Chinnuch Al Haperek"
(Education in Action) 1986 -1999.
Vice chairmain in the Hebrew Writers Association
including membership in its Central Board
1982 -1996, 2000-2002.
Membership in P. E. N central board in
Founding of an Association of Zionist Writers,
A Volunteer Organization, active in under-
privileged schools (in Migdal Haemek
Membership in the Jerusalem Sepharadi Board
Membership in the Association for the
Membership in the "Hamiphal" - Educational children 's