Amos Oz, 1939-2018

Oz was a journalist, a novelist and one of the first Israeli intellectuals to endorse a two-state solution through his 1967 article “Land of Our Forefathers.” He was a frequent critic of Israel’s military policies and politics and co-founded Peace Now in 1978. He wrote over 30 books, from short story collections to the autobiographical novel “A Tale of Love and Darkness.” He taught literature at Ben-Gurion University.

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