Ron Pundak

 

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: Israeli academic and peace activist who had played an instrumental role in starting the 1993 Oslo peace process while initiating peace talks with the Palestinians in the 1990's and also helped to initiate backdoor communications between Israel and the Palestinians that paved the way for interim peace accords between the two sides.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: May 14, 1955

 

Died: April 11, 2014

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel