Salman Natour (1949-2016), one of the prominent Arab-Palestinian intellectuals in Israel, writer, playwright, editor and translator. Among his many roles was the editor of the cultural supplement of Al-Ittihad newspaper, the editor of the Al Jadid review of Arab arts and culture, and editor of the Qadayya Israiliyya magazine, which is published in Ramallah. He has published over thirty books and translated many works from Arabic into Hebrew and Hebrew into Arabic. He also served as Secretary General of the Arab Writers Union in Israel. Salman Natour was born in Daliyat al-Karmel and lived there until his death.