Hagai Amir said he does not regret his role in the murder of former
prime minister Yitzhak Rabin because his actions accorded with Jewish
law, according to an interview published by +972 Magazine on Sunday.
who was released in May after serving 16 years in jail, revealed that
he and his brother Yigal thought about killing Rabin for two years
before Yigal did so, an act he described as a "mitzva."
interview, Hagai predicted the impending destruction of Israel, saying
"no one can change anything now. It’s too late." He attributed this
inevitability to Israel's "regime," which he said had not changed its
ways since his incarceration and was thus causing "a slow yet steady
disintegration of the state."
Hagai said that the alleged
misconduct of Israel's leaders had served to make his "belief stronger
in the righteousness of our way despite everything."