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Gal Hurvitz
31 years
Tel Aviv

Gal means “wave” in Hebrew and the name fits her perfectly. Gal loves Pina Bausch, poetry and Russian writers. At the age of 20, she joined Ariane Mnouchkine’s performance troupe. Later she returned to Tel Aviv and passed her staging diploma. She refused to join the army. She got a Polish passport. She worked at the Shoah Museum in Paris. She founded a theatre in Jaffa in Tel Aviv, “Etty Hillesum”, for adolescents in difficulty, open to all nationalities and religions.