“Beyond advocating for Palestinian justice, Oz blamed Israel’s government for not making Palestinian statehood a reality”

JTA
Amos Oz’s fiction is forever, while reality left his politics behind
by Thane Rosenbaum
December 31, 2018

...The founder of Peace Now, who never gave up on the dream, gazed at Gaza not with the romanticism of a novelist but through the eyes of a protective father. And to the surprise of many, despite the civilian dead, he acknowledged Israel’s true moral dilemma and the tragic dimensions of this theater of war. An insistence on peace — that it must come “Now”! — is not a sustainable political strategy when peacemakers are nowhere to be found and martyrs are aplenty. READ MORE

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