All posts tagged Yitzhak Rabin

Israel caught off-guard by Jordan

Israel’s friendliest neighbour, Jordan, has announced that it is backing out of an agreement made when it signed the 1994 peace treaty.

Rabin’s granddaughter calls for change

The Israeli government needs to change the atmosphere in Israel or there will be another political murder, Yitzhak Rabin's granddaughter Noa Rotman warned this week.

Accords architect: Oslo is not dead

While many see the Oslo Accords as misguided and a failure, the man behind them says he still believes in them, reports Nathan Jeffay.

Ehud Barak for JNF

FORMER Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak will be the keynote speaker at JNF Australia's annual dinner events in August and September.

Peres

The hawk who became a dove

SHIMON Peres was a Pole who became an icon of Israel. He was a hawk who became the country’s most famous dove. He was a man who struggled for years to endear himself to the public – and finally became a national treasure.

Reflections on Rabin’s legacy

AS 100,000 people joined together in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, community leaders in Australia reflected on the life and legacy of the slain prime ­minister.

Victoria remembers Rabin

MORE than 200 people gathered at Beth Weizmann on Sunday, October 25 to mark the 20th anniversary of the assassination of former Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.

Pollies speak up for Israel

SHADOW attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said that whatever the grievances of the Palestinians, “indiscriminate murder will never be a legitimate form of political protest” when he spoke in Parliament last week.

Remembering Rabin 20 years on

RINAT Kedem-Bart sat with her father in front of a TV set and cried for what seemed like a week. Despite the passage of 20 years, the memory of their reaction to the news of Yitzhak Rabin’s murder remains fresh in the Australasian Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) representative’s mind.

Israel: ‘the greatest story of all’

FORMER Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren (pictured) delivered a highly engaging speech about his experiences, told in parallel with the recent history of the State of Israel,