Tag archive for ‘Uri Avnery’
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...

Uri Avnery On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Uri Avnery: Israel’s Fake Enemy

  TOWARDS THE END of 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and declared war on the US. Their Nazi ally followed with its own declaration of war, and so did all its satellites. The joke tells about the Hungarian More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Uri Avnery: The Great Conspiracy Against Oriental Jews

  IN THE Autumn of 1948, after some eight months of continuous fighting, I was promoted to the lofty rank of corporal. After taking part in a crash course for squad leaders, I was allowed to choose my new More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Uri Avnery: What the Hell Am I?

  WHAT THE HELL am I? An Israeli? A Jew? A peace activist? A Journalist? An author? An ex-combat soldier in the Israeli army? An ex-terrorist? A…? All of these and more. OK. OK. But in what order? Which More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Uri Avnery: “Not Enough!”

  MANY YEARS ago, right after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, I was asked to write a book about the events. Rachel took the photos, I wrote the text. The book, which appeared only in Hebrew, was called More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Uri Avnery: The Jumping Parliament

  YEARS AGO, when I was a member of the Knesset, I decided to stage a demonstration in the plenum hall. I put on a T-shirt with the slogan “Peace is greater than Greater Eretz Israel”. In the middle More...

Uri Avnery On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Uri Avnery: Why I Am Angry

I AM angry with the Mizrahi elite. Very angry indeed. Mizrah is the Hebrew word for East. Eastern Jews are those who lived for many centuries in the Islamic world. Western Jews are those who lived in Christian More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Uri Avnery: Cry, Beloved Country

ANYONE PROPOSING the death penalty is either a complete fool, an incorrigible cynic or mentally disturbed – or all of these. There is no effective therapy for any of these defects. I wouldn’t even try. A More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Uri Avnery: A Terrible Thought

  SUDDENLY, A terrible thought struck me. What if Avi Gabbay really believes what he is saying? Impossible. He cannot really believe all those things. No, no. But if he does? Where does that leave us? AVI More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Two Meetings

  DURING THE last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin. Well, the term “friends” may not quite be appropriate. Certainly, Arafat called me “my friend” More...

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