Uri Avnery On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Uri Avnery: the Siamese Twins

After commenting on most of the episodes on the first Israeli Prime Ministers in Raviv Drucker’s TV series “The Captains”, I must come back to the one whose episode I have not yet covered: Yitzhak More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Uri Avnery: Are YOU Brainwashed?

IT’S FRIGHTENING. Unprincipled psychologists, in the service of a malignant regime, use sophisticated techniques in order to control the mind of a person from afar. The term “brainwashing” was More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Uri Avnery: OH, GAZA. Strong as Death Is Love

OH, GAZA. Strong as death is love. I loved Gaza. That is a play on words. The Biblical Song of Songs says that love is strong as death. Strong in Hebrew is Aza. Aza is also the Hebrew name of Gaza. I have spent More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, May 25th, 2018

Uri Avnery: The Luck of the Gambler

WE ALL know the picture from the books and the movies: a gambler sits at the roulette table in a casino. He has luck. A lot of luck. In front of the gambler, the pile of chips is growing. Higher and higher. Every More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Uri Avnery: The Day of Shame

  ON BLOODY MONDAY this week, when the number of Palestinian killed and wounded was rising by the hour, I asked myself: what would I have done if I had been a youngster of 15 in the Gaza Strip? My answer was, More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, May 12th, 2018

MOST PEOPLE in Israel Now Believe That Netanyahu Is Really Leading Trump on a Leash

By Uri Avnery Who is the Vassal? “IF YOU want to understand the policy of a nation, look at the map!” Napoleon is supposed to have said. It is good advice. If you are living in Israel, these days, you More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, May 4th, 2018

Uri Avnery: That Woman

Ben-Gurion said about her: “The only thing Golda knows how to do is to hate!” Golda Meir did not hate me. That would be an understatement. She detested me. The way I speak, the way I dress, the way More...

Uri Avnery On Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Uri Avnery: The Real Victor

ON THE fifth day of the six-day war in 1967, I published an open letter to the Prime Minister, Levy Eshkol. The Israeli army had just conquered the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, and I proposed that More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Uri Avnery: Israel’s Great Day

TWO DAYS ago, the State of Israel celebrated its 70th birthday. For days we heard about nothing else. Innumerable speeches full of platitudes. A huge festival of kitsch. Everyone agreed: It was a historic moment More...

Uri Avnery On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Uri Avnery: Eyeless in Gaza

WRITE DOWN: I, Uri Avnery, soldier number 44410 of the Israel army, hereby dissociate myself from the army sharpshooters who murder unarmed demonstrators along the Gaza Strip, and from their commanders, who give More...

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