Oz came to live in Hulda in his early youth, never abandoned it, and his last wish was to be buried there.
Amos Oz, who died in December, was to celebrate his 80th birthday at the opening event of the festival in May 2019. Instead, a tribute to Oz was held in his memory.
Three and a half months after author Amos Oz passed away, there is still no tombstone on his grave in the cemetery at Kibbutz Hulda.
Natalie Portman addresses event via video.
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin delivers an emotional eulogy on December 31 for Amos Oz.
In the early aftermath of Oz’s recent death, initial commemorations focused on his life’s most well-known elements: his fiction’s eminence and his ardent support for a two-state solution.
To me, Oz’s great contribution to Jewish culture is the boldness and directness with which he spoke about current issues, pointing out the great challenges ahead.
The actress urged her 3.5 million followers to pick up a copy of 'Judas.'
On the last day of 2018, Rivlin's schedule called for an Interior Ministry event at The Avenue in Airport City at 10 a.m.