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  • At Rabin rally, calls to pursue peace and defend democracy

    November 2, 2015 | 1:59 pm

    Some 100,000 people joined together in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to pay tribute to slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, but they were divided over what exactly they were rallying for.

    The demonstration, which marked the 20th anniversary of Rabin’s assassination by a Jewish...

  • 100,000 gather at Rabin memorial to hear Bill Clinton, Obama

    November 2, 2015 | 8:27 am

    An estimated 100,000 people remembered Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at a Tel Aviv rally marking the 20th anniversary of his assassination that featured speeches by President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton.

    On Saturday night at the plaza bearing Rabin’s name,...

  • Israeli president at memorial praises Rabin’s leadership

    November 4, 2014 | 1:57 pm

    Yitzhak Rabin left a legacy of leadership, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said at a memorial for the slain prime minister.

    “For me, the legacy of Rabin is not only a legacy of war and peace but also the legacy of his leadership – one that does not simply lead the camp but also...

  • 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...

  • Opinion: A time for national dialogue

    By Douglas Bloomfield

    October 17, 2011 | 12:50 pm

    Even before the prisoner swap agreement was wrapped up, Hamas began boasting of its victory and vowing to kidnap more Israeli soldiers.  The Gilad Shalit abduction is proving a profitable enterprise for the Islamic terror group that controls Gaza.

    Israel could not find a way over...