Ezra Nawi

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Ezra Yitzhak Nawi (Hebrew: עזרא יצחק נאווי; 1952 – 9 January 2021) was an Israeli Mizrahi Jew, left-wing,[1] human rights activist and pacifist. He was supportive of the Bedouin herders and farmers of the South Hebron Hills. He was a supporter of Uri Avnery. He was called "a working-class, liberal gay version of Joe the Plumber".[2][a]

Nawi died on 9 January 2021 from cancer, aged 69.[3]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Levinson 2009a: "Ezra Nawi described himself as 'a human rights activist, gay, a Mizrahi Jew who also manages to screw the state. They just don't know how to deal with me'."

References[change | change source]

  1. Hasson 2005a.
  2. Luongo 2011, p. 1.
  3. Radical leftist activist Ezra Nawi dies at 69