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Prof. Ami Drach R.I.P

(06.9.2012)

With Great Sorrow, Bezalel Academy Announces the Passing of Prof. Ami Drach

Industrial Designer Professor Ami Drach passed away last night, September 5, in his home from cardiac arrest.  Prof. Drach served as head of the Department of Industrial Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem from 2004 to 2008.  Drach, 49, is survived by his wife and 3 daughters.

Professor Arnon Zuckerman, president of Bezalel, said that Drach "was a pillar of the Industrial Design department and managed it with great success. We are in a state of shock and grief, as this was a great loss to the Bezalel family."

Haim Parnas, current head of the Department of Industrial Design: "Drach was a pivotal force in the life of our department.  A terrible blow has befallen us."

THE FUNERAL WILL Took PLACE  SEPTEMBER 6, AT THE KIBBUTZ EINAT CEMETARY. 

Shiva will be observed at the Drach family home, Hamelitz Street 5A, Tel Aviv.