Shabtai Shavit warned in a tweet of the possibility of another politically motivated homicide in Israel. Yair Netanyahu responded: “I get threats, send them to the police and get no response.”
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
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In the video, Rabin calls Likud supporters and members “the cowards of peace” and says that “the Likud is deathly afraid of peace.”
Netanyahu: I condemned those who called Rabin a traitor.
The PM recalled the bitter debate over the 1993 Oslo Accords, approved by Rabin and his government, that set in motion a peace process for a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
They were speaking at the Ner Yitzhak ceremony, which marks the official beginning of a series of annual memorial events on the anniversary of Rabin's death.
This weekend is the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht. Not a round anniversary but worth commemorating every year.
Speaking at the rally, Gantz said "Israel will never surrender to hatred. The children of Israel will not grow up in a state where some of its leaders sanctify hatred. I won't let hate win."
In 2014, the mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando also awarded the city's honorary citizenship to Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life-sentences in Israel for terrorism.