Yael Dayan


Yael Dayan

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Date of birth = Birth date and age|1939|12|2|df=y
Place of birth = Nahalal, Mandate Palestine
Year of Aliyah =
Date of death =
Place of death =
Knesset(s) = 13th, 14th, 15th
Party = Meretz-Yachad
Former parties = Labour, One Israel
Gov't roles =

Yaël Dayan ( _he. יעל דיין, born 2 December 1939) is an Israeli writer and political figure.

Career

The daughter of Moshe Dayan and granddaughter of Shmuel Dayan, both politicians in Israel's early years of statehood, Yael was born in Nahalal. After her national service in the Israel Defense Forces in which she served as a Lieutenant in the IDF Spokesman's Office, Dayan studied International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as Biology though the Open University of Israel. She later married Dov Sion (now deceased) and had two children.

She first made a name for herself as an author and newspaper columnist. She has published five novels as well as a memoir of the Six-Day War called "Israel Journal: June 1967" and a biography of her father called "My Father, His Daughter".

Dayan became a peace activist, joining the leadership of Peace Now, and was also involved in Bat Shalom, the International Center for Peace and the Council for Peace and Security, giving lectures around the world on the topics of peace and security.

In Israel she has also been involved in Human, Women's and LGBT rights.

In 1992, Dayan was elected to the Knesset on the Labour list and served as chairwoman of the Committee on the Status of Women. She was instrumental in pushing forward Israel's sexual harassment law in the 1990s.

Re-elected in 1996 and 1999 (as a member of One Israel, an alliance of Labour, Meimad and Gesher), Dayan became chairwoman of the Committee on the Status of Women for a second time in 1999.

She lost her seat in the 2003 elections, and left Labour to join Meretz with Yossi Beilin. Dayan headed the Meretz list in the Tel Aviv municipal elections in 2004, with the party winning 5 out of 31 Seats on council and joining Ron Huldai's coalition. Dayan is Deputy Mayor and responsible for social services.

Bibiliography

Fiction

*"New Face In The Mirror" - 1959
*"Envy The Frightened" - 1961
*"Dust" - 1963
*"Death Had Two Sons" - 1967
*"Three Weeks In The Fall" - 1979

Non-fiction

*"" (editor) - 1961
*"" (also known as "A Soldier's Diary") - 1967
*"My Father, His Daughter" - 1985

External links

* [http://www.knesset.gov.il/mk/eng/mk_eng.asp?mk_individual_id_t=39 Yael Dayan on the Knesset website (in English)]
* [http://www.tel-aviv.gov.il/English/cityhall/council/Index.htm Tel Aviv City Council members]


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