Ilan Halevi, a Jewish-Palestinian member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, died Wednesday in Paris at age 70. Born in 1943 in Nazi-controlled France, Halevi described himself as “100 percent Jewish and 100 percent Palestinian”.
Ilan Halevi, a Jewish Palestinian member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, died Wednesday in Paris at the age of 70.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed his condolences in a statement released by the Palestinian News Agency WAFA.
Halevi, who was born in 1943 to a Jewish family in Nazi-controlled France, moved to Israel in 1965.