Knowledge Identifier: +Amos_Oz
Born in 1939.
Countries: Israel (27%), US (27%), United States (20%)
Linked to: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Charles University in Prague, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israeli Labor Party
In the elections to the sixteenth Knesset that took place in 2003, Oz appeared in the Meretz television campaign, calling upon the public to vote for Meretz
Nicholas de Lange - In November 2007, he received the Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Translation from the Hebrew for his translation of "A Tale of Love and Darkness" by Amos Oz.
In a "New York Times" editorial in June 2010, he wrote: Hamas is not just a terrorist organization
In March 2011, Oz sent imprisoned former Tanzim leader Marwan Barghouti a copy of his book "A Tale of Love and Darkness" in Arabic translation with his personal dedication in Hebrew: This story is our story, I hope you read it and understand us as we understand you, hoping to see you outside and in peace, yours, Amos Oz. The gesture was criticized by members of rightist political parties, among them Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely
Tzipi Hotovely - In March 2011, she wrote that Israeli author Amos Oz was naive, after he sent a Hamas leader a copy of his auto-biography, writing that Oz would lack even the instinct to distinguish between Mordechai and Haman
Natalie Portman - In July 2013, Portman announced she had chosen an adaptation of Israeli author Amos Oz's autobiographical novel "A Tale of Love and Darkness" as her directorial debut
Oz died of cancer on 28 December 2018 in Tel Aviv, aged 79