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  • Greenfield: How Diplomats, Reporters and Human Rights Activists Saved Hamas

    07/13/2014 8:57:30 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, July 13, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, July 13, 2014 How Diplomats, Reporters and Human Rights Activists Saved Hamas Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog As Israeli airstrikes hit Hamas targets and Hamas rockets fall on Israeli towns, some wonder how did Gaza come to run by Hamas terrorists. The answer is that the world forced Israel to let them in. In the early 90s, Nissim Toledano, a border police sergeant, was kidnapped by terrorists on the way to work. After an extended search, he was found dead in a roadside ditch. In response to that attack and numerous other atrocities committed by...
  • Israel In Twilight

    01/15/2014 10:47:59 AM PST · by OddLane · 8 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | January 15, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Israel’s predicament today is the work of Rabin and Sharon; two generals turned prime ministers who launched ambitious ventures and died leaving them unfinished and their nation in twilight. Rabin’s peace process destroyed Israeli national security and revitalized terrorism as a force in political affairs. Had he lived, he might have turned away from it. The idea had been thrust on him by the fringe left and he had grasped it as a hedge against the political oblivion of a leftist party that had lost credibility in a new Israel no longer dominated by the Socialist vision of cooperatives and...
  • Beilin: Rabin Fought With 'Settlers' For the Sake of It

    12/22/2013 7:42:49 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/12/13 | David Lev
    Former minister Yossi Beilin said Saturday that former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin was a man with a short temper and a long streak of nastiness when it came to dealing with residents of towns in Judea and Samaria. “It wasn't worthy behavior for a Prime Minister,” said Beilin, a former Labor politician who was identified with the radical-left elements of the party. Beilin, one of the proponents of the Geneva Initiative, which advocated a total Israeli withdrawal from all lands liberated in 1967, said that Rabin “would fight with the settlers for fighting's sake. When you want to remove thousands...
  • Hugs, Calls to ‘Chop Off his Hands’ for Rabin Memorial Vandal

    10/14/2011 7:46:47 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/10/11 | Maayana Miskin
    A young man who spray-painted the words “Free Yigal Amir” on the Rabin memorial in Tel Aviv has been met with wildly different responses, from support and understanding to calls for a severe punishment. Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai issued perhaps the strongest response, saying Friday, “The hands that permitted themselves to harm what is holy and important to the people of Israel should be chopped off.” The Labor party called for a harsh response as well. “The murder of Rabin and the memorial are a national symbol that reminds us that extremism and violence are a threat to Israeli...
  • Oct. Marks 10 Years to 'Ramalla lynch' FACE OF ARAB-ISLAMIC "Palestine" ANIMALISM! (caution graphic)

    07/28/2010 11:19:07 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 23 replies · 4+ views
    THE TRUE FACE OF ARAB-ISLAMIC "Palestine" ANIMALISM!The day the world witnessed animalism on display, shameless inhumane revelations, by "average" Arab-Palestinians & their official police. * Two Israelis are nabbed --as they lost their way-- by the "Palestinian" Police who beat them brutally. * They then handed over the men to a mob to lynch, while they watch the scene. * One "proud" Arab-Muslim “hero” had his hands covered in the blood of the Israelis and waved in a bragging manner through the window to the larger crowd anxiously waiting in the public square. (* They were put on military clothes...
  • Yitzchack Rabin NEVER Supported the Creation of a Palestinian State

    10/29/2009 8:31:35 AM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 3 replies · 298+ views
    Israel PMO/The Lid ^ | 10/29/09 | Sammy Benoit
    This week in Israel there are memorials to the memory of Assassinated Prime Minister. Its interesting how the world press describes Yitzchack Rabin as the great peacemaker, and Binyamin Netanyahu as the ultimate hard-line hawk. Anybody who says that is ignoring the facts. You see Netanyahu supports the creation of a Palestinian state, Rabin never did. The truth is Rabin was the last Israeli Prime Minister who did NOT support the creation of a Palestinian state. Just before he died, Rabin Delivered a speech to the Knesset that laid out his vision for the future of Israel and the disputed...
  • Rabin's widow describes Netanyahu as a 'nightmare' in decade-old letter

    10/25/2009 7:20:34 PM PDT · by Phil V. · 53 replies · 3,276+ views
    HAARETZ.COM ^ | Mon., October 26, 2009 Cheshvan 8, 5770 | Amir Oren
    Leah Rabin, the late widow of assassinated premier Yitzhak Rabin, used words such as "nightmare," "monstrosity," "corrupt" and "liar" to describe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in letters she wrote over a decade ago that have recently been obtained by Haaretz.
  • Obama's Jewish Chief of Staff Directed Rabin-Arafat Handshake

    11/05/2008 10:40:56 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 9 replies · 1,720+ views
    israelnationalnews.com ^ | November 06, 2008 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    (IsraelNN.com) Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Barack Obama's new Jewish Chief of Staff, was active in the Oslo negotiations and choreographed the Rabin-Arafat handshake at the White House. "It was an emotional moment for him," according to public relations consultant Richard Mintz, who worked with Emanuel. "He would like nothing more than to participate in another peace agreement signing." Israeli media Thursday morning celebrated the appointment of Emanuel, a Chicago, Illinois Jewish Congressman who was born to former Israelis. His father was a member of the Jewish resistance Irgun movement during the British mandate and the Emanuels named him after an Irgun...
  • Rabin killer celebrates birth on death anniversary

    11/04/2007 9:02:36 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 9 replies · 96+ views
    Yahoo News Page ^ | Sun Nov 4 2007 | n/c
    RIMONIM PRISON, Israel (Reuters) - Twelve years to the day he assassinated Yitzhak Rabin, the late Israeli prime minister's killer held a ritual circumcision for his new son on Sunday as supporters and protesters scuffled outside his prison. Yigal Amir, who shot Rabin at a peace rally in Tel Aviv on November 4, 1995, became a father last Sunday. Jewish tradition dictates circumcision should be performed seven days after a son's birth. The child was named Yinon Eliya Shalom. A court ordered prison authorities to arrange for Amir, an Orthodox Jew, to hold the ceremony in jail after his request...
  • Reforms present: Fast of Rabin

    11/02/2006 9:41:35 AM PST · by Alouette · 6 replies · 261+ views
    YNet ^ | Nov. 2, 2006 | Haim Levinson
    'Fast of Rabin,' initiated by Reform movement, set to be added to other fast days in Jewish calendar Haim Levinson Published: 11.02.06, 19:11 To commemorate Yitzhak Rabin's death, the Jewish Reform Movement has initiated The Fast of Rabin, similar to The Fast of Gedaliah. The Fast of Gedaliah commemorates the assassination of Gedaliah, the Babylonian-appointed official charged with administering the Jewish population remaining in Judah following the destruction of the Temple and exile in 586 B.C.E. Ahead of the memorial day commemorating Rabin's murder, the reform movement's rabbinical council issued a public statement confirming that the memorial day will be...
  • How Nixon got shot of Munich

    02/26/2006 10:48:26 PM PST · by dervish · 27 replies · 1,621+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 2/24/06 | Amir Oren
    September 5, 10:35 P.M. Haig reports to Nixon that all the hostages have been killed. "The Israelis are going to react," he says. Nixon: "Who are they going to hit though?" Haig: "Lebanon, though they will find out where based [sic]." Nixon: "They are capable of it. They have got to hit somebody, don't you think?" Ten minutes later, Nixon says to Haig: "Hell, what do we care about Lebanon. Think we have to be awfully tough. I want you to run that by a couple of people. Any nation that harbors or gives sanctuary to these international outlaws -...
  • Sharon targeted with "death curse"

    01/05/2006 8:45:28 PM PST · by ChicagoHebrew · 201 replies · 3,236+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 26, 2005 | Aaron Klein
    FROM WND'S JERUSALEM BUREAU Sharon targeted with 'death curse' Extremists used ritual against Rabin 1 month before he was assassinated Posted: July 26, 2005 1:59 p.m. Eastern By Aaron Klein © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Fringe activists held a midnight kabbalistic ritual in an ancient cemetery calling for angels of death to kill Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and thwart his Gaza withdrawal plan, participants in the ceremony told WND. The same individuals used the ritual against Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin one month before his assassination in 1995. The activists said they performed a 'Pulsa Dinura' – a kabbalistic ceremony in which...
  • Clinton praises Sharon for pullout (Bill and Hillary participate in Israel rally!!)

    11/13/2005 9:11:02 AM PST · by indcons · 44 replies · 1,117+ views
    ynetnews.com ^ | 11.13.2005 | Ronny Sofer
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton meets with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Sunday, lauds PM for courageous withdrawal from settlements, condemns Iranian president's current anti-Israel statements. Clinton attended Rabin's memorial ceremony Saturday. During the meeting, Clinton strongly condemned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's recent statement that Israel "should be wiped off the map," and said that the Iranian president was not elected in order to make such declarations. I believe he was elected so that he will advance and promote his country's economy, Clinton said. Clinton arrived in Israel with his wife, Senator Hilary Clinton, and their daughter Chelsea. The three have...
  • Clinton: Rabin knew he was risking his life

    11/12/2005 5:51:19 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 24 replies · 608+ views
    www.ynetnews.com ^ | Nov 12, 2005 | Avi Cohen and Tal Rosner contributed
    Clinton: Rabin knew he was risking his life Masses gather in Tel Aviv for emotional memorial ceremony to mark 10 years since assassination of Yitzhak Rabin; former President Clinton receives enthusiastic reception from crowd, says 'not a week goes by' where he doesn't think of Rabin. New Labor party leader Peretz calls for 'moral road map,' end to occupation Attila Somfalvi (VIDEO) Tens of thousands of people gathered at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv Saturday evening for an emotional memorial ceremony to mark a decade since the murder of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. Tel Aviv Police estimate that around 70,000...
  • Caption this: [Bill & Hill in Israel]

    11/12/2005 3:35:38 PM PST · by Alouette · 57 replies · 1,888+ views
    Reuters ^ | Nov. 12, 2005
  • Broken bones and broken hopes [TOXIC PUKE LEVEL 4]

    11/04/2005 9:46:48 AM PST · by Alouette · 21 replies · 685+ views
    Am-Haaretz ^ | Nov. 4, 2005 | Amira Hass ("Hass" means "Hate")
    For Palestinians, Yitzhak Rabin is remembered first of all as someone who instructed soldiers to break their arms and legs, when they began their popular uprising against the Israeli occupation in 1987. Before the handshake on the White House lawn, before the Nobel Prize and before the murder, when Palestinians were asked about Rabin, this is what they remember: One thinks of his hands, scarred by soldiers' beatings; another remembers a friend who flitted between life and death in the hospital for 12 days, after he was beaten by soldiers who caught him drawing a slogan on a wall during...
  • Rabin's political testament

    11/03/2005 10:06:11 AM PST · by Alouette · 2 replies · 162+ views
    Haaretz ^ | Nov. 3, 2005 | Israel Harel
    As the fifth anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination drew near in 2000, the organization dedicated to preserving Rabin's heritage convened a large and politically diverse group to discuss the character of the events that marked a murder that shook the Israeli and Jewish nation to the core, shifting its foundations perhaps forever. Organizers of the commemoration heeded advice against using the day as an indictment against the right wing, as had been the case previously. The events would focus on a condemnation of all violence, incitement, and threats to national unity. In addition, they would educate the public about the...
  • Israel: Rabin’s Assassin Demands New Trial (Textbook Definition of Chutzpah)

    11/02/2005 5:55:09 PM PST · by TCats · 1 replies · 186+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dan Ephron and Joanna Chen
    ‘He Had No Choice’ - The wife of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin on why her husband wants a new trial, his life in prison and his desire to have a child. Yigal Amir, the right-wing extremist serving a life sentence for assassinating Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin a decade ago, is demanding a new trial. Though he admitted in court to pulling the trigger and was even filmed in the act, the 35-year-old religious Jew now claims new evidence suggests there might have been a high-level plot to kill Rabin--and that Amir’s bullet therefore may not have been the fatal one. The...
  • The Oslo Syndrome: Delusions of a People Under Siege

    10/31/2005 8:50:45 AM PST · by forty_years · 6 replies · 690+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | October 31, 2005 | Kenneth Levin
    Dr. Levin is the author of The Oslo Syndrome: Delusions of a People Under Siege. He earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania, a B.A./M.A. in English language and literature from Oxford University, an M.D. degree from Penn and a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University. He is a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and maintains a private practice in psychiatry. Dr. Levin has written extensively on Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict. His articles have appeared in The New Republic, The Boston Globe, The Washington Times, and The Jerusalem Post. On the...
  • Jailed (Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin) Assassin 'Weds' Using Loophole

    09/04/2004 6:57:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 1 replies · 340+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/03/04 | Dan Williams
    Jailed Assassin 'Weds' Using Loophole Fri Sep 3,10:25 AM ET By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Defying a life prison term in isolation, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassin has secretly married by proxy, his bride said Friday. Larisa Trimbobler said she hoped her in-absentia wedding to Yigal Amir last month would help overturn a court ban on conjugal visits for the ultranationalist who shot Rabin at a 1995 rally in a bid to block peace deals with the Palestinians. Jewish law requires that two men witness a bride receiving her ring and marriage contract from the groom. According to...
  • Edwards Stumped by Yitzhak Rabin's Name

    07/07/2004 4:23:15 AM PDT · by paltz · 11 replies · 525+ views
    NEWSMAX ^ | Wednesday, July 7, 2004 12:20 a.m. EDT | NEWSMAX
    Kerry vice presidential pick Sen. John Edwards has so little foreign policy experience that he reportedly couldn't identify the name Yitzhak Rabin as belonging to the late Israeli prime minister. In a report unearthed Tuesday by top talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, Edwards was said to be organizing his campaign schedule in 2003 when his advance man suggested, "Maybe we ought to go to the reception for Leah Rabin." Edwards response: "Who's she?'' When informed that Mrs. Rabin was the widow of Yitzhak Rabin, Edwards reportedly asked, "Who was he?" The story, originally reported by the Washington Monthly a year...
  • Katzav: Rabin Never Would Have Signed, Had He Known

    02/18/2004 1:52:05 PM PST · by yonif · 2 replies · 121+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 17:59 Feb 18, '04 / 26 Shevat 5764
    President Moshe Katzav, visiting in France, said yesterday that the late Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin never would have signed the Oslo accords had he known that Yasser Arafat would continue terrorism. The French news agency AFP reports that Katzav, speaking at a reception in his honor at the Council of Jewish Institutions in France, said, "Since the signing of the Oslo accords, we have not had one day of peace - while we have made far-reaching compromises." "Rabin took this historic step," Katzav said, but "if he had known that Arafat would continue with terrorism, he would never have signed....
  • Archives: Rabin: Palestinian State = Destruction of Israel

    12/27/2003 10:09:51 AM PST · by yonif · 14 replies · 174+ views
    IMRA ^ | 27 December 2003
    Although Labor and the Likud differ in their views on the solution to the Palestinian question, we both oppose in the strongest terms the creation of a Palestinian "mini-state" in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, first and foremost because it cannot solve anything. It certainly will not be able to absorb the almost million and a half Palestinians who currently reside beyond these two areas; and just as surely it will be ruled by the most extreme faction in the Palestinian political spectrum - the PLO. Such "internal" Palestinian politics might not be any of Israel's business were...
  • Deja Vu All Over Again

    12/03/2003 9:08:03 AM PST · by Salem · 3 replies · 188+ views
    DanielGordis.org ^ | 02 December 2003 | Daniel Gordis
    Micha and I were sitting at the dining room table a couple of days ago. He was doing some homework, and I was reading. Out of the blue, he looked up at me and asked, "Do you think I'll still have asthma when I'm a grownup?" For the life of me, I couldn't figure out why in the world he was asking me that. "I don't know. You might. But I'm sure it's going to get a lot better. Why do you ask?" "Ema says that the army won't take me if I have asthma." Now, the truth is that...
  • Israel remembers Rabin [Pics too]

    11/06/2003 12:19:20 PM PST · by yonif · 8 replies · 204+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Nov. 6, 2003 | HILARY KRIEGER
    Prime Minister Ariel Sharon declared Thursday afternoon at a memorial service for Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin that peace and brotherhood must come "first and foremost amongst ourselves" and that the country will not be "atoned of blood" until the chasm left by Rabin's assassination has been healed. Sharon spoke to hundreds of government officials, foreign dignitaries, and uniformed soldiers gathered at Rabin's grave on Mount Herzl to commemorate the slain leader's death eight years ago by the Jewish calendar. He told the crowd, which included Labor Party Chairman Shimon Peres, Knesset Speaker Ruby Rivlin, and Secretary of Defense Shaul Mofaz,...
  • Remembering Rabin

    11/04/2003 10:43:16 PM PST · by yonif · 12 replies · 123+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Remembering Rabin
    Eight years have passed since the most tragic day in our short modern history, the day our elected leader, Yitzhak Rabin, was felled by a political assassin, one claiming to be a religious Jew. The years have passed, and the memory is perhaps less raw, but the wound to our society is far from healed. Many of the tens of thousands who gathered to remember Rabin in the square in which he was shot on that horrible evening gathered behind the slogan, "Never forget, never forgive." We agree. We must never forget that political assassination is such an ugly, unthinkable...
  • Anti Rabin Graffiti Artist Arrested

    11/03/2003 3:02:38 PM PST · by anotherview · 3 replies · 192+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3 November 2003 / 8 Cheshvan 5764
    Anti Rabin Graffiti Artist Arrested 21:21 Nov 03, '03 / 8 Cheshvan 5764 (IsraelNN.com) A woman described as “psychologically unstable” was arrested this afternoon while writing “Rabin the murderer” and “by his command, Jews were murdered”, on a memorial at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. Police report she was caught in the act.
  • Rabin and the Sun of the Nations (Cult of Rabin And Peace)

    11/03/2003 12:24:19 PM PST · by Alouette · 5 replies · 132+ views
    Israel National News (Arutz 7) ^ | Nov. 3, 2003 | Moshe Feiglin
    A hundred thousand people filled Rabin Square to overflowing yesterday to mark the New Year of the Peace Camp. I was considerably surprised. Logically, the more Rabin's path becomes revealed as a bloody fiasco, and as more and more Israelis lose their lives, livings, security, hopes and happiness as a result of the cursed Oslo Agreement, the number of oddballs coming to commemorate and identify with the man who symbolizes it more than anyone else should decrease. But the contrary happened. And even if we say that they came to hear Aviv Gefen, or that they were bored youngsters, or...
  • Israel Remembers Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin - Please Sign Condolence Book

    11/02/2003 2:39:10 AM PST · by IsraelBeach · 19 replies · 297+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | November 1, 2003
    PLEASE SIGN THE CONDOLENCE BOOK: http://www.otn.com/netking/ Nov. 2, 2003 200,000 Remember Rabin By MATTHEW GUTMAN An estimated 100,000 people packed Kikar Rabin in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to pay homage to slain prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, gathering at the spot where he was gunned down eight years ago to show support for the peace process he helped launch. Security was tight for the event, with some 1,500 police and soldiers manning barricades. Security guards combed the crowds, following several acts of vandalism at the site, including Rabin's memorial itself. Speakers delivered their speeches behind thick panes of bulletproof glass....
  • Over 100,000 show up for Rabin ceremony

    11/01/2003 3:14:31 PM PST · by yonif · 10 replies · 171+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Oct. 31, 2003 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Over 1,500 police, Border Police and civil guard volunteers are providing security for the estimated 100,00 people attending the Saturday evening memorial ceremony for the eight anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Roads surrounding the central square in Tel Aviv named for the slain premier are being closed off to vehicles, with Police manning the entrances to the area. Police originally estimated that about 60,000 people would attend the ceremony ,and were surprised by the numbers who turned out. At just after 10pm, the thousands attending the ceremony observed a minute of silence in honour of the...
  • Rabin monument vandalized -- "Kahane was right" and swastikas painted by vandals

    10/31/2003 2:40:32 PM PST · by anotherview · 18 replies · 197+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 31 October 2003 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Oct. 31, 2003 Rabin monument vandalized By JPOST.COM STAFF The Rabin Memorial, defaced The Rabin Memorial in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square was defaced early Friday morning by vandals painting swastikas. "Everything should be done to find those responsible for the act of vandalism, and to uproot such phenomena," said Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. The vandalism comes one day before a scheduled rally to commemorate the eighth anniversary of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's murder. The monument has already been vandalized just before memorials for Rabin were due to take place, and police had placed a guard in the area to prevent...
  • Keep Them Jailed

    07/09/2003 12:58:54 PM PDT · by yonif · 9 replies · 104+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 09 July 2003 | Alan Perlman
    In 1985, I was in a Hebrew language class where our daily discussion turned to current events. The night before, the Israeli government had released some 1100 prisoners in exchange for several Israeli soldiers captured in Lebanon. Yitzhak Rabin, Minister of Defense at the time, explained that he could no longer bear seeing the despondent faces of the parents of those captured soldiers. In our classroom discussion, one young woman argued, “When I saw the faces of the parents whose sons had come home, I knew the correct decision was made.” I strongly disagreed. “To free those three soldiers,” I...
  • Martin Indyk: Rabin, Peres, Barak, Bibi were all willing to return Golan

    06/16/2003 9:34:24 PM PDT · by anotherview · 1 replies · 257+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 16 June 2003 | THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF
    Jun. 16, 2003 Martin Indyk: Rabin, Peres, Barak, Bibi were all willing to return Golan By THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF Former US ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk said Monday that former Israeli Prime Ministers Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, Ehud Barak and Binyamin Netanyahu, who served during President Bill Clinton's presidency, were willing to return the Golan Heights to Syria in exchange for a comprehensive peace agreement. Indyk was speaking at a Tel-Aviv University symposium as to the failure of the Camp David peace talks. According to Indyk, the greatest challenge for the Israeli leaders was to bring "the Lion...
  • Accomplice in Rabin assassination released from prison to relieve prison overcrowding

    07/25/2002 5:03:27 AM PDT · by krodriguesdc · 2 replies · 165+ views
    NJ.com ^ | 7/24/02 3:41 PM | By LAURIE COPANS
    <p>JERUSALEM (AP) -- An accomplice in the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was released from jail 3˝ months early Wednesday as part of efforts to relieve overcrowding in jails, officials said.</p> <p>Dror Adani was sentenced to seven years in prison in 1996 for conspiring with assassin Yigal Amir and supplying him with a submachine gun to kill Rabin.</p>
  • Avishai Raviv trial begins Sunday

    04/06/2002 11:35:43 PM PST · by Sarah · 157+ views
    Ha'Aretz (English edition) ^ | Sunday April 7, 2002 | Moshe Reinfeld
    Avishai Raviv goes on trial in the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court Sunday, facing charges of failing, in his capacity as an agent of the Shin Bet security service, to prevent the assassination of former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. Raviv was indicted two years ago for failing to prevent the assassination, as well as for making extremist remarks at an Eyal organization ceremony. Raviv has denied the charges against him. The trial was delayed at length following a demand by Raviv's defense to review all investigative material, and the prosecution's opposition on the grounds that exposure of the material would prejudice the...