Peace activist Rachel Avnery passes away

Rachel Avnery, journalist, educator, photographer, peace activist, wife of Uri Avnery, passed away this weekend. Haaretz carried this short obituary notice by Uri:

Peace activist Rachel Avnery passes away


The one and only, partner in life and struggle

laureate of the alternative Nobel peace prize


She passed away peacefully, painlessly, after a prolonged illness.

In accordance to her wishes, the body was cremated. The ashes were scattered by the seaside.

Please refrain from any and all condolences visits, phone calls or messages.

We will hold a memorial evening for her in due time.

Uri Avnery