Veteran journalist Robert Slater passed away Monday in Jerusalem at the age of 70 after a long illness.

Slater had a distinguished career, in which he worked for TIME magazine, UPI and The Jerusalem Report. He was also a prolific author, with 26 books to his name.

In recent years, in addition to writing a regular column for the Report, Slater volunteered as a mentor to young journalists at The Jerusalem Post.



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