Uri Avnery





Uri Avnery


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September 10, 1923

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Uri Avnery (Hebrew: אורי אבנרי, also transliterated Uri Avneri, born 10 September 1923) is an Israeli writer and founder of the Gush Shalom peace movement. Often refered to as the (grand-)father of the Israeli Left.

A member of the Irgun as a teenager, Avnery sat in the Knesset from 1965–74 and 1979–81. He was also the owner of HaOlam HaZeh, an Israeli news magazine, from 1950 until it closed in 1993.

He is famous for crossing the lines during the Siege of Beirut to meet Yassir Arafat on 3 July 1982, the first time the Palestinian leader ever met with an Israeli. Avnery is the author of several books about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including 1948: A Soldier’s Tale, the Bloody Road to Jerusalem (2008); Israel’s Vicious Circle (2008); a
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Jerusalem is the Capital of Both Peoples: Palestinians and Israelis March Together in Protest and Hope


The future of Jerusalem is for us to decide. Together. We invite you to march with us and model an...

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1948. A Soldier's Tale – Th...

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Israel Without Zionism

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Israel's Vicious Circle: Te...

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Ein Leben Für Den Frieden: ...

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My Friend, the Enemy

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In den Feldern der Philister

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Von Gaza Nach Beirut

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“Well, I myself am a 100% atheist. And I am increasingly worried that the Israeli-Palestinian struggle, which dominates our entire life, is assuming a more and more religious character.”
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