David Ben Gurion: ‘Any 18 year-old Yeshiva Student Who Breaks the Law Should Be Immediately Recruited Into IDF’ ‘Rioting Of Religious Fanatics Exceeds All Limits & I Bear Responsibility Because … Read More Ben-Gurion’s Crackdown on Yeshiva Students
What will he do now? Watch former Israeli president “look” for work after presidency One of Israel’s longest serving and most memorable statesmen, Shimon Peres, has finished his term as … Read More A Farewell To Peres As President That Will Make You Smile
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