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"One of the greatest authors Israel had to offer," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded. "Oz made endless contributions to the renewal of Hebrew literature, with which he deftly and emotionally expressed essential aspects of Israeli life. Even though we shared our differences, I deeply appreciated his additions to the Hebrew language and Israeli literature. His words and his writings will accompany us for many years to come. May he rest in peace."
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