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Rath in October 2013

Ari Rath (Hebrew: ארי רט‎; 6 January 1925 – 13 January 2017) was an Austrian-Israeli journalist and writer. He was born and grew up in Vienna. After the Anschluss, Rath, who was Jewish, came through a Kindertransport as a thirteen-year-old boy to Palestine. In 1975, he became an editor for The Jerusalem Post. Later, in 1979, he became the chief editor. In 1989, he left The Jerusalem Post, and taught at the University of Potsdam. He supported a peaceful bringing together of Israel and Palestine.

Rath died on 13 January 2017 in Vienna at the age of 92.[1]