The pillar of fire that went before the peace camp
Uri Avnery, who is turning 90, wasn't just a pioneer of Israeli journalism - he mainly stands out as a statesman and prophet.
He’ll be 90 years old tomorrow. He is as fleet as a deer (but less than he once was); brilliant, sharp and clear (definitely no less than he once was). Barbra Streisand won’t be singing for him and Bill Clinton won’t be coming. He won’t even receive the Israel Prize for journalism. Here, they prefer to give that to television anchors and political gossips. But Uri Avnery doesn’t need all...
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