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Ronit Matalon

Ronit Matalon (1959, Israel) is a Israeli writer and academic. She is the daughter of Egyptian-Jewish immigrants and the author of novels such as Bliss and The One Facing Us. She has also worked as a journalist for the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz where she worked as a correspondent in Gaza and the Westbank. Her work addresses the deeply-rooted political and social conflicts in Israel, but are simultaneously stories with universal themes such as love, family relations, and domestic violence.