World renown Israeli author Amos Oz dies at 79 years old, says his daughter.
Amos Oz, one of Israel’s leading authors, has died at the age of 79.
The news was announced by his daughter, historian Fania Oz-Salzberger.
The author’s autobiographical work A Tale of Love and Darkness was adapted for the big screen in 2015 and marked the directorial debut of Natalie Portman.
His support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict led some to brand him a traitor, which he said he wore “as a badge of honor”.