November 4: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

The sitting prime minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated on this date in 1995. The murderer was Yigal Amir, a rightwinger opposed to the Oslo Peace Accords, which Rabin, a lifetime warrior, had signed in 1994 with his enemy, PLO leader Yasser Arafat. Rabin was born in Jerusalem and grew up in Tel Aviv. […]

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