Artists sign petition urging end to Gaza violence

20.11.2012                      06.Kislew. 5773

Innenpolitik:

Artists sign petition urging end to Gaza violence

Author Amos Oz, painter Yoram Kaniuk among 100 leading personalities calling for long-term cease-fire and talks.

As the Israel Air Force continues to hit targets inside Gaza, and Palestinian rockets pepper the South of the country, and elsewhere, around 100 leading personalities from the Israeli world of culture and the arts joined a petition to put an end to the violence and begin a dialogue between the sides.
The petition is called “We Have to Talk,” and the list of well-known figures includes the likes of celebrated playwright and author Yehoshua Sobol, award-winning writer and painter Yoram Kaniuk, internationally acclaimed author Amos Oz, filmmaker David Ofek, Batsheva Dance Company founder Ohad Naharin and author and journalist Yuval Ben-Ami….