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Israeli Icon Chaim Topol Passes Away at 88 Years Old

Chaim Topol, an iconic Israeli actor best known for his role as Tevye in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof," passed away in Tel Aviv on March 9, 2021 at the age of 88. He was praised by Israel's leaders for his impact on Israeli culture and his ability to connect Israelis to their roots. Topol's career spanned over five decades, and he was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in the 1971 film adaptation of "Fiddler on the Roof." He is survived by his wife, two children, and four grandchildren.