Haim Hanegbi, one of Matzpen's founding members, has special ties to Hebron, where his granfather served as the last Rabbi of the local Jewish community, until 1935.
Israel in a Historical Perspective: From Generation to Generation – The Origins of the 1967 War. From "The Other Israel (1972): The Radical Case Against Zionism"
While Avneri warns against militarization and Spartanization, he never ceases to glorify the Israeli army. While repeatedly declaring his desire for peace, he becomes a rabid chauvinist once a war breaks out. While critical of zionism he pleads loyalty to patriotism and accuses his opponents of damaging the national interest.