Uri Avnery On Friday, September 8th, 2017

Uri Avnery’s 94-Years Birthday and He Is Still Confused

TODAY IS the last day of the 93rd year of my life. Ridiculous. Am I moderately satisfied with my life until now? Yes. I am. If by a miracle I could be returned to, say, 14, and travel all this long way again, would More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Uri Avnery: Crusaders and Zionists

A FEW days ago I found myself in Caesarea, sitting in a restaurant and looking out over the sea. The sunbeams were dancing on the little waves, the mysterious ruins of the ancient town arrayed behind me . It was More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Kaya, the Royal Dog

THE SPECTACLE is almost bizarre: a political party refuses to accept new members. And not just a few individuals, but tens of thousands. And not just any party, but the Likud (“Unification”), the main More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Egg of Columbus

I DON’T know when the wheel was invented, or who invented it. However, I have no doubt that it was invented again and again, with many happy inventors sharing the glory. The same is true for the Israeli-Palestinian More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Anyone but Bibi

THE VULTURES are circling. They can see the wounded man on the ground, and are waiting for his end. So are the human carnivores – the politicians. They sing his praises, swear to defend him with all their heart More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Wistful Eyes of Death Penalty

THE WHOLE world watched with bated breath while the days passed. Then the hours. Then the minutes. The world watched while the condemned man, Muhammad Abu-Ali of Qalqiliya, waited for his execution. Abu-Ali was More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Netanyahu’s Government: The March of Folly

MY LATE friend, Nathan Yellin-Mor, the political leader of the LEHI underground, once told me that a certain politician is “not a great thinker and not a small fool.” I remember that sentence every time More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Uri Avnery: George Soros’ Sorrows

GEORGE SOROS, the American multi-billionaire, is causing Benjamin Netanyahu a lot of trouble. At this particular moment, Netanyahu does not need any more trouble. A huge corruption affair, concerning German-built More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Abe, Izzy & Bibi

THE WHOLE thing could have been a huge practical joke if it had not been real. All of Israel was taken in. Left, right, and center. All the newspapers and TV networks, without exception. There it was: UNESCO has More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Eyeless in Gaza

I HAVE a unique confession to make: I like Gaza strip. Yes, I like this far-away corner of Palestine, the narrow strip on the way to Egypt, in which two million human beings are crowded, and which is closer to hell More...

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