Poet and Palmach Icon Haim Gouri Turns Down 'Zionist Works of Art' Prize

'I will not say what my opinion of the prize for Zionist art is,' poet says, explains he doesn't see connection between his book and Zionism.

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Israeli poet Haim Gouri has refused to accept a prize for “Zionist works of art” awarded by the Culture and Sports Ministry. Gouri had been named as the winner of the literature prize last week, but declined...