Uri Avnery at 90: Still leftist, after all these years
Avnery, the spiritual father of the Israeli left, still believes in the miracle of peace and has no doubt that he'll live to see it.
Since Uri Avnery’s wife, Rachel, died in May 2011 and her ashes were scattered at sea, his apartment has been graced by large floral arrangements that he buys every week, costing a total of 1,200 shekels ($340) per month. Near the flowers, hard by the bookshelves that hold volumes of Haolam Hazeh – the groundbreaking, muckraking weekly newsmagazine Avnery published and edited...
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