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  • Born after Rabin’s death, Israeli teens see in assassination the perils of extremism

    November 5, 2012 | 10:18 am

    About a year before Guy Ben-Simon was born, his parents attended the Tel Aviv rally where Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated.

    It was a night of shock and sadness, they recalled for him while he was growing up. They had called all of their friends, telling those who had not heard that...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 30, 2012 | 10:44 am

    After about two years of preparation, the largest exercise ever between Israeli and American forces started last Sunday. The exercise, called AC12 (“Austere Challenge 12”), is a shared exercise combining the IDF and U.S forces stationed in Europe.It is due to last three weeks,...

  • What happened to Rabin’s memorial day?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 29, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Yesterday, we mention the 17th annual Memorial Day for the murder of the Israeli Prime Minister, Izhak Rabin. Rabin was murdered by an Israeli, Jewish assassin, during an assembly for peace on November 4th, 1995. Moments after the end of the assembly, right after joining the...

  • Hagai Amir, freed Israeli brother of Rabin gunman says he’s “proud”

    By Aaron Wood

    May 4, 2012 | 8:20 am

    Hagai Amir, the brother of the man who assassinated late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995, said he was proud of his own role in the murder plot after he was freed from prison on Friday.

    Amir was released after serving 16 years for helping his brother murder Rabin,...

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  • 24 Hours in Tel Aviv

    Sharona Rosen, alumna of Masa Israel's Young Judaea Year Course

    September 20, 2011 | 12:02 pm

    It is the 3rd of April around 10 P.M. and the city of Tel Aviv is more alive than ever. People are walking the streets, laughing and talking. Then suddenly a siren sounds, and the city freezes. It is Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of...

  • 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...

  • Reflecting on Rabin

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League:

    "Yitzhak Rabin left Israel with a twin, interconnected legacy that remains even more relevant today than in his lifetime. First is the need for Israel to be strong - militarily, politically, psychologically - because...

  • Remembering Rabin

    By Peter Hirschberg

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Sharon was always inspired by Yitzhak Rabin. Twenty-three when she moved to Israel from the United States in 1980, she went to peace rallies and rejoiced when Rabin won in 1992. A year later she exulted over the Oslo peace breakthrough.

    After Rabin was shot to death by a Jewish...

  • A Requiem for Rabin

    By Ruth Stroud

    December 11, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Yitzhak Rabin, by Peter Max


    Writing, producing and arranging music for the likes of TinaTurner, Aretha Franklin and Carly Simon is what Aaron Zigman is bestknown for. So what possessed the 34-year-old Angeleno to spend sixmonths pouring his heart and soul into a serious classical...

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