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  • Hebron settlers’ spokesman: Bibi may suffer a fate worse than Sharon

    January 6, 2014 | 12:13 pm

    David Wilder, the spokesman for Hebron’s Jewish community, has written an article published by various right-wing Jewish outlets arguing that Ariel Sharon, Yitzhak Rabin and Menachem Begin all met unhappy ends because they surrendered land. And he warns Netanyahu that he is...

  • 2 museums trace Israel’s peace process

    April 10, 2013 | 8:31 am

    Which experiences led former prime ministers Menachem Begin and Yitzhak Rabin — once considered hawks — to attempt to make peace with Israel’s Arab neighbors?

    That question is at the heart of the two thought-provoking museums dedicated to their legacies.

    Located in Jerusalem,...

  • Former British PM Margaret Thatcher, ‘staunch friend of Israel,’ dies

    April 8, 2013 | 7:52 am

    Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was considered a good friend of Israel despite a rocky relationship with Prime Minister Menachem Begin, has died.

    Thatcher died Monday after suffering a stroke. She was 87. Thatcher suffered from dementia at the end of her...

  • First Lebanon War: Marking 30 years, and the lessons learned

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 5, 2012 | 9:48 am

    I vividly remember the day the first Lebanon War broke out. I was 14 years old, a young teenager, living far away from the action, in Jerusalem. My father was not drafted; I was too young to have any friends in the military. It was a far-away war that only years later, when I myself...

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  • Begin, Rabin to appear on new Israeli bills

    December 20, 2010 | 1:58 pm

    The images of the late Israeli Prime Ministers Menachem Begin and Yitzhak Rabin will appear on new Israeli currency.

    The late writer S.Y. Agnon and poet Rachel Bluwstein Sela, who was known simply as Rachel, also have been chosen for the honor.

    The Bank of Israel announced the new...

  • Briefs: Debate tournament date debated, Weiss out of recall danger, Governor signs Iran divestment bill

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Debate Tourney Date Still Debated

    The Los Angeles City Council and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have turned up pressure on the California High School Speech Association (CHSSA) to reschedule the 2008 statewide debate tournament, currently slated for the first...

  • Vietnamese Israeli family takes a long trip ‘home’

    By Tom Tugend

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In 1977, an Israeli cargo ship nearing Japan spotted a leaking boat crammed with 66 Vietnamese men, women and children out of food and water.
     
    They were among the hundreds of thousands of "boat people," fleeing their war-ravaged country following the end of the Vietnam War. Despite...
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