Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983-84 and 1986-1992. He was the country’s second longest-serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion.
The Druze people reside primarily in Israel, Syria and Lebanon. It is an Arab-speaking community loyal to the state that has suffered hundreds of casualties in its defense, and whose men serve today … Read More The Druze in Israel
Avraham Ravitz, an influential ultra-Orthodox Jewish lawmaker who served in Israel’s parliament for 20 years, died Monday in Jerusalem. The 75-year-old Ravitz suffered from a heart condition and had been … Read More Avraham Ravitz (1934-2009)
Israeli general, former Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces and a politician Rafael “Raful” Eitan was an Israeli general, former Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces … Read More Rafael Eitan (1929-2004)
The Altalena Affair was a violent confrontation that took place in June of 1948, during the War of Independence, between the newly-formed Israel Defense Forces and the Irgun (Etzel), a … Read More The Altalena Affair