Entebbe Rescue Operation

Jewish center in Uganda dedicated to Yoni Netanyahu

The delegation also visited the old terminal in Entebbe, where the military operation to free the hostages, took place. Dr. Netanyahu said Kaddish and lit a memory candle in honor of Yoni.

Michel Bacos (R) speaks to the media in 1976
Hero pilot from hijacked Entebbe flight dies at 95

Air France captain Michel Bacos refused to leave behind his Jewish and Israeli passengers.

28/03/2019
Rosamund Pike and Daniel Bruhl star in 7 Days in Entebbe
'7 Days in Entebbe' misfires

In 7 Days, the plot is centered on the two German terrorists, Brigitte Kuhlmann and Wilfred Bose, played by the very attractive duo of Daniel Bruhl and Rosamund Pike.

Why isn't AIPAC lobbying for Taylor Force?

There is a direct connection between Taylor Force and the other recipient of the Elie Wiesel prize at our gala, Yonatan Netanyahu, who was murdered 41 years ago in Entebbe.

Rosamund Pike and Daniel Bruhl star in 7 Days in Entebbe
‘7 Days in Entebbe’ film plays down Israeli heroism

The new film challenges the long-exalted Israeli version of Operation Thunderbolt.

'7 Days in Entebbe' official trailer
Operation Thunderbolt comes to the silver screen

Lior Ashkenazi portrays Yitzhak Rabin in new dramatization of Entebbe raid.

08/12/2017
A general view shows Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerus
The photo we could not take

As Israel celebrates its 70th year of independence, now is the time for Israel’s leadership to overcome the walls that divide us and to become the Jewish homeland that we hope for and need it to be.

By CHARLES SAVENOR
29/11/2017
President Reuven Rivlin at a state ceremoy on Mount Herzl to mark the first anniversary of the death
Rivlin, Blair remember Peres at state memorial on Mount Herzl

Tony Blair, who was the last speaker after Rivlin and Chemi Peres, began his address by saying: “We miss him don’t we. I know I do.”

SHIMON PERES reads ‘The Jerusalem Post’ in January 1987.
Peres memoir sheds new light on Israel's most famous military operation

In an excerpt from ‘No Room for Small Dreams’ by Shimon Peres, the late president recalls – while serving as defense minister – plotting the daring raid on Entebbe

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