Zoe Karelli, 96, a pioneering feminist poet, died Thursday...


July 18, 1998

Zoe Karelli, 96, a pioneering feminist poet, died Thursday in Salonica, Greece. She is best-known for a difficult-to-translate 1957 poem that uses the feminine article with the word "mankind." The poem was considered a powerful statement by feminists and heralded the entry of women into the Greek literary world.

Chana Timoner, 46, the first female rabbi to hold an active-duty assignment as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, died Monday in New Haven, Conn., of complications related to the Epstein-Barr virus. She was ordained in 1989 in the Conservative Jewish tradition. She entered the Army just before turning 40 and served more fTC than six years, rising to the rank of captain until her early retirement this year because of her illness.

Mahbub Ul Haq, 64, a former finance minister of Pakistan, died Thursday in New York of pneumonia after falling ill this week, said his son, Farhan, a reporter for the Inter Press Service news agency. Mr. Haq had also been a governor of the International Monetary Fund and director of policy planning at the World Bank.

William B. Toran, 81, professor emeritus of Ohio State University's journalism school, died Tuesday at the university's medical center in Columbus.

Pub Date: 7/18/98

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