Jerusalem (CNN)Revered Israeli author Amos Oz has died of cancer, his daughter said Friday. He was 79.
“My beloved father, Amos Oz, a wonderful family man, an author, a man of peace and moderation, died today peacefully after a short battle with cancer,” Fania Oz-Salzberger wrote on her Twitter account Friday.
“He was surrounded by his lovers and knew it to the end. May his good legacy continue to amend the world.”