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  • Sharon Emerges as Rabin’s Heir

    By Leslie Susser

    November 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    As world leaders gathered in Israel to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, Israelis are asking to what extent the killer's bullet changed the course of Israeli-Palestinian history.

    An Israeli assassin, a right-wing extremist, killed Rabin on Nov. 4,...

  • Rabin’s Daughter Seeks Aid for Center

    By Tom Tugend

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Nearly a decade after the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, his daughter fears that Israeli society has not yet faced up to the underlying causes of the horrifying crime by a Jewish extremist.

    "We are still an intolerant people, afraid of diversity, unwilling to...

  • Will Sharon Share Rabin’s Fate?

    By M.J. Rosenberg

    November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Nov. 4 marks the ninth anniversary of the single-worst moment in Israel's history: the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. With hindsight -- although many recognized it at the time -- it is clear that the Rabin murder achieved the goal of its perpetrator.

    The assassin, and...

  • Briefs

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Sharon Marks Rabin Assassination Anniversary

    Ariel Sharon apologized for any incitement that may have led to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin.

    "Our disputes were never personal, they were for the greater good," the Israeli prime minister said at a Jerusalem memorial marking the...

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  • U.S. Jews Laud Withdrawal Vote

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    American Jewish organizations rushed Tuesday afternoon to express support for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza withdrawal plan.

    Sharon's initiative was "not an easy decision, but we fully share the Israeli government's view that it was the right decision to safeguard the...

  • After 10 Years, a Separate Peace

    By Gil Sedan

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Ten years ago this week, in the midst of a desert storm in the Arava Valley, the late King Hussein of Jordan and the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel signed a peace accord ushering in an era of hope that relations between the neighbors would become a model for a new Middle...

  • A Little Light Seeps Into Dark Times

    By Roberta Fahn Schoffman

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It is hard to recall such despairing times.

    A young Tel Aviv man spat three times on Yitzhak Rabin's memorial -- the same number as the bullets that felled him -- in front of a Channel 2 news crew a few days before the anniversary of his murder. Glaring swastikas were found splashed...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Four Israelis Killed This Week

    At least two Israelis were killed and 32 injured by a Palestinian suicide bomber at a shopping center in the city of Kfar Saba on Nov. 4. Two infants were among those wounded after the bomber set off his explosives at an electronics store in...

  • The Day the Music Died

    By Amy Klein

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    When I moved to Israel in 1992, I was a young religious Zionist believing in the Greater Israel. I was disappointed that the Likud's Yizhak Shamir had lost the elections to a man named Yitzhak Rabin.

    Fast forward seven years.

    I am in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, awaiting the 1999...

  • Leah’s Legacy

    By Eric Silver

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    After Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated five years ago this month, his wife Leah cast herself as the unforgiving scourge of the Israeli right, which she blamed for fostering the atmosphere in which a Jewish radical, Yigal Amir, pulled the trigger.

    She constantly chastised the West Bank...

  • Enter the New Prime Minister: Ehud Barak

    By Eric Silver

    May 27, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Two decades ago, after hearing the then-Col. Ehud Barak deliver a eulogy for a fallen comrade, popular Israeli poet Haim Guri predicted: "One day, this man will be prime minister." On May 17, Israel's voters proved him right. Barak was elected by a landslide, his 56 percent to 44...
  • ‘Out of Business’

    By Tom Tugend

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    "We're winding up our operations and terminating our relationship with the U.S. government," said Joseph DeSutter, executive director of the Washington-based organization. "For all intents and purposes, we're out of business."

    Builders for Peace was born in the wake of the September...

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