Veteran reporter Dan Semama succumbs to cancer at 60

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February 22, 2009 10:50

 
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Veteran Israel Radio and Israel Television reporter Dan Semama died on Saturday night at Tel Hashomer Medical center after a year long battle with cancer. He was 60 at the time of his death, dying at a relatively young age, as did his father Andre Semama, a noted foreign correspondent, and one of the founding members of the Foreign Press Association in Israel. The funeral will take place at 3 p.m., Monday, at Kibbutz Einat. Semama is survived by three daughters and their children.

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