Chocrón, Isaac
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Isaac Chocrón (1930–2011), the son of Sephardic immigrants from Morocco, was a prolific Venezuelan playwright, novelist, critic, and director of theatrical companies and cultural centers. A five-volume collection of his plays was published between 1981 and 1992.

Isaac Chocrón Serfaty was a prolific playwright, novelist, and critic. Born in Maracay, Venezuela, to parents who had emigrated from Morocco, he attended a Catholic elementary school in Venezuela and a military high school in the United States, then earned university degrees from Syracuse, Columbia (i…

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Saul Sosnowski, “Chocrón, Isaac”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 26 May 2017
First published online: 2010



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