Awret, Irene

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AWRET, Irene

AWRET, Irene. Israeli/American (born Germany), b. 1921. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Painter and ceramist, with group and solo shows in Israel and the eastern United States; work represented at Jewish Museum of New York, in schools in Montgomery County, Md., and at synagogue in Skokie, Ill.; creator of peace posters presented by the government of Israel to Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Past chairperson of Safed Artists' Colony. Publications: Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan (juvenile), 1985; But First You Have to Catch Me (memoir), 2003. Address: c/o Leona Schecter, 3748 Huntington NW, Washington, DC 20015, U.S.A.