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  • Benzion Netanyahu’s role in U.S. politics

    April 30, 2012 | 3:06 pm

    Benzion Netanyahu — historian, one-time political activist and father of Israel’s prime minister — died on April 30 in Jerusalem at 102. An accomplished scholar and the patriarch of one of Israel’s most important political families, he also played a surprising and...

  • Noted historian Benzion Netanyahu, father of Israel’s prime minister, dies at 102

    April 30, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Benzion Netanyahu, a noted Jewish historian and Zionist thinker, and the father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has died.

    Netanyahu died early Monday morning at his home in Jerusalem. He was 102.

    Benjamin Netanyahu visited his father for the last time on Sunday...