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Walking the Path of Light: Israeli Activist Renen Raz Dies At 28

Beloved Israeli refusenik, gay rights activist, BDS supporter and advocate for Palestinian rights Renen Raz has died at 28, reportedly from brain cancer. Born and raised on the Dorot kibbutz near the Gazan border, he often said his political awakening came after he asked about the "other people" - ie Palestinians - who had lived in a now-empty stone house at the kibbutz;  when he was told it belonged to people who used to live there but left years ago, he "realized something wasn’t right."  Read more.

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