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Gil Hovav

Gil Hovav is a leading Israeli author, culinary journalist and TV host. He comes from one of the most respected lineages in the Jewish world: he is the great-grandson of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, the father of the modern Hebrew language; the grandson of Itamar Ben-Avi, who began modern Hebrew journalism; and the son of Moshe and Drora Hovav who were founding members of Israel’s modern day public radio. His memoir Candies from Heaven was published in English in 2017 and recently in Chinese. He lives in Tel Aviv with his partner Danny and their 16 year old daughter, Naomi.