Yitzhak Shamir

President Reuven Rivlin stands before the graves of Yitzhak and Shulamit Shamir.

Yitzhak Shamir memorial ceremony brings to light history repeating itself

Several political leaders presented the parallels between the political climate in Shamir's time and today.

Tales from a diplomatic life

In a new memoir, Zalman Shoval recounts his early political life, working with David Ben-Gurion and serving at the UN and as US ambassador.

FORMER DEFENSE Minister Moshe Arens (center) listens to army former chief of staff Shaul Mofaz durin

Remembering Moshe Arens

As defense minister under prime minister Shamir, Arens believed that Israel had to respond militarily to the Iraqi Scud missile attacks on Israel.

Jerusalem Post News

This week in 60 seconds

Got a minute? Here's the week in review.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
10/01/2019

Bush and Shamir: The last Cold Warriors

Now, as a perplexed America mourns its 41st president, six years after Israel buried its sixth prime minister, this odd couple appears to have actually had in common much more than they realized.

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