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Erez Biton Biography | Poet

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Erez Biton (born 1942 in Oran, Algeria ) is an Hebrew poet. Born in North Africa, he immigrated to Israel in 1948. At the age of 10, he was blinded by a stray hand grenade that he found. He spent the rest of his childhood in Jerusalem's Institute for the Blind. He received a degree in social work from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Later in life, he studied psychology in Bar Ilan University. Biton was a journalist and published a weekly column in the Israeli newspaper Maariv .