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Uri Avnery

(1923- ) A Jewish Israeli political figure and peace activist. Avnery was a founding member of the Israeli Council for Israeli-Palestinian Peace in 1975, and a founding member of Gush Shalom (Hebrew for "Peace Bloc"), an activist peace group founded in 1993. Avnery also served three terms as a member of the Israeli Knesset, and founded the opposition magazine "Haolam Hazeh" (Hebrew for "This World"). See "Uri Avnery - Biography," Gush Shalom, July 21, 2011.