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Liya Levitan

Liya Levitan (06.08.1922- 04.04.2016, Hadera, Israel) - candidate of philology, assistant professor of Daugavpils Pedagogical Institute.

Liya Levitan was born   in Belorussia. She studied at the philological faculty of Leningrad university. She served as nurse during the II World War and was awarded many orders and medals.

In 1952 Liya Levitan defended a thesis and became a candidate of philological sciences.

Since 1951 for 40 years worked in Daugavpils Pedagogical Institute at the chair of Russian and foreign literature.

She taught courses on Russian and Soviet literature, published a lot of scientific articles and books. Since 1994 together with his husband Leonid Tsilevich lives in Israel.

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