Abraham B. Yehoshua, prominent Israeli author dies

Abraham B. Yehoshua, one of Israel's best loved authors and playwriters died on Tuesday after a battle with cancer.
The New York Times called him Israel's Faulkner and his many books were translated and sold all over the world.
Yehoshua, a native of Jerusalem (1936,) was outspoken in his opposition and criticism of former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing policies.
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