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Jacques Ovadia

Jacques Ovadia is an Israeli who was a member of the Situationist International.

He lived in Tel Aviv and in 1960 he was the sole agent for Situationist publications in Israel.

He wrote:

  • Surrealisme de l'esprit which appeared in Je Dis in 1950. This includes a profile of Van Leo described as "a fellow with a brilliant smile and lively eyes, bending over prints or studying a profile, conjuring up the fascinating phantoms that people the most beautiful of dreams."

Signal to start a Revolutionary Culture in Israel, (SI#4) in which he says that "The Revolutionary conscience of Israel can only come from the land:, from the desert, from the colourful Negev; from effort".

"If humans are formed by the circumstances, then the formation of human circumstance is of importance."