Dorothy Kahn grew up in Atlantic City and made her first journalistic experiences there after attending high school. In 1933 she emigrated to Palestine and worked in English for the Palestine Post , which in 1950 became the Jerusalem Post . She also wrote for other Jewish newspapers and magazines. From 1936 she lived in the Givat Brenner kibbutz .
In 1939 she met the archaeologist Pessah Bar-Adon, they married and in 1940 had their son Doron Bar-Adon. In 1943 they moved to the moshav Merhavia . Dorothy Bar-Adon fell ill with renal insufficiency in 1950, for which there was no treatment at the time.
- Dorothy Ruth Kahn: Jump up, O well . Introduction Henry W. Nevinson. New York, H. Holt, 1936
- A trip through Upper Galilee . 1942
- New life in Galilee . New York, NY: American Zionist Youth Commission, 1943?
- with Pesach Bar-Adon: Seven Who Fell . Tel Aviv: Sefer-Press, 1947
- The Twin Villages of Merhavia . Tel Aviv: Sefer-Press, 1948
- Esther Carmel-Hakim (Ed.): Writing Palestine 1933-1950 . Academic Studies Press, 2016
- Doron Bar-Adon: My parents' clothes . Israel: 2005 (ha-Beged shel ha-horim)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Kahn, Dorothy (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Israeli journalist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2nd August 1907|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Philadelphia|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 7, 1950|
|Place of death||Merhavia|