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.
Air France captain Michel Bacos refused to leave behind his Jewish and Israeli passengers.
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.
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.
The new film challenges the long-exalted Israeli version of Operation Thunderbolt.
Lior Ashkenazi portrays Yitzhak Rabin in new dramatization of Entebbe raid.
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.
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.”
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