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King Hassan II and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in Rabat, 1993.

A 1993 meeting with Moroccan King Hassan II worth remembering

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From 1992 to 1994, I served as political adviser to the late Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin. In that capacity, I was sent to brief the King of Morocco, Hassan II,...

November 4, 1995: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin assassinated

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is fatally shot after attending a peace rally held in Tel Aviv’s Kings Square in Israel. Rabin later died in surgery at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv. The 73-year-old prime minister...
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The true Rabin legacy could be the basis of a national consensus

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Twenty-five years after Yitzhak Rabin’s murder and still, the debate about his legacy heats up every year as the date of his memorial ceremony approaches. A few object to the statement that the Oslo process...
Israelis prepare for a display of 25,000 memory candles in honor of the 25th Memorial Day for the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Oct. 29, 2020. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Israelis light 25,000 candles to commemorate 25th year since Rabin assassination

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Twenty-five-thousand memorial candles were lit in Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv on Thursday to commemorate the 25th Memorial Day of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Rabin, 73, was murdered by Bar-Ilan University...
A memorial candle lit during a ceremony commemorating the 24th anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, at the president's residence in Jerusalem on Nov. 10, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Israel marks 25 years since Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination

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Israel on Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin with a series of commemorative events, including a special Knesset plenum session. Speaking at the state ceremony at the President’s...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin lays a wreath on the grave of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to mark the 25th anniversary of his assassination, Oct. 28, 2020. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO.

Israeli president lays wreath at Rabin’s grave on 25th anniversary of assassination

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin laid a wreath on the grave of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at the Mount Herzl National Cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of his...
Eitan Haber, Israeli journalist, publicist and close associate of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, June 9, 2013. Photo by Yaakov Naumi/Flash90.

Journalist Eitan Haber, confidant of Yitzhak Rabin, dies at 80

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Eitan Haber—reporter, publicist and bureau chief for the office of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin—died on Wednesday at the age of 80. Haber became world-famous for his tearful announcement to the public, at...
A 2012 memorial ceremony to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the assassination of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Bipartisan group of senators, House members introduce bill honoring Yitzhak Rabin

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives have introduced identical resolutions in their respective chambers to remember former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin ahead of the 25th anniversary...
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) at SXSW 2019. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

The left wants no part of liberal Israel

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In the world of politics, celebrity and name recognition is priceless, so in that sense, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is among the richest members of Congress. In two years, the freshman went from being...
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) addresses the Women's March on NYC 2019. Credit: Flickr.

Ocasio-Cortez withdraws from event to commemorate Yitzhak Rabin

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has withdrawn from being a speaker at an upcoming Americans for Peace Now (APN) event memorializing Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister who was assassinated by a Jewish extremist almost...