Head of the opposition and Labor leader Isaac Herzog called Shulamit Aloni an important political figure and a role model.
"Her courage to protect human rights will be remembered for years to come," he said. "Aloni brought about a significant change in public discourse and broke down the fortified walls of outdated world perceptions
"She will be remembered as a daring fighter for peace, co-existence and the rights of minorities. (Moran Azulay)