Haim Hanegbi, one of Matzpen's founding members, has special ties to Hebron, where his grandfather served as the last Rabbi of the local Jewish community, until 1935.
The Palestinian refugees in the Sabra, Shatila and Ain al-Hilweh camps, survivors of the massacre and bombings are being robbed of their right of return and rehabilitation in their homeland.
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.