Tag Archives: Yitzchak Rabin

#Jerusalem50: Israel’s precarious position in the lead-up to the Six Day War

Israel’s victory in the Six Day War was so complete and so sudden and so startling that, 50 years later, many people have forgotten the dire danger facing Israel in those awfully tense days. The Arabs, led by Gamal Abdel … Continue reading

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Yitzchak Rabin’s legacy – not what you think

Yitzchak Rabin’s yahrzeit (memorial day), the anniversary of his assassination, falls somewhere between mid-October and beginning of November, depending on the Hebrew calendar. This year it fell last week, on the 12th Cheshvan, 16th October.  Since it closely coincides with … Continue reading

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20 years since the Oslo Accords

Another cursed anniversary fell this week – the 20th anniversary of the ill-fated and misconceived Oslo Accords which led directly to the mess that Israel finds itself in today. Caroline Glick, in a devastating critique of Oslo and its perpetrators, … Continue reading

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The children of the Oslo Accords

It is the 16th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzchak Rabin, an event that shocked the nation and shook it to its core.  It caused a huge rift between left and right which, although never close to begin with, still … Continue reading

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