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Foreign Affairs

What the Liberal Media Didn’t Tell You About Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

The official memorial service for Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was held on Sunday November 13th, the 12 of the Jewish month of Heshvan, the Hebrew date of his assassination — as it is every year on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl. Rabin was murdered in Tel Aviv on November 4, 1995.

“The scar from the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin will ensure for generations and will not be erased,” Netanyahu said at the Mount Herzl ceremony. The prime minister went on to say that Rabin had spoken of the threat posed by radical Islam to Israel and the entire free world, and even quoted remarks made by Rabin to then-U.S. President Bill Clinton. “Rabin sought peace,” Netanyahu said, “but he recognized the unwillingness of a significant part of the Palestinians to make peace.”

Indeed what most people do not realize Rabin was not the “sacrifice everything for the sake of peace” person the liberal media painted. In fact Yitzhak Rabin was the last prime minister of Israel that did not support the creation of a Palestinian State.

In fact since his  his death twenty-one years ago, the myth of Rabin’s peacemaking expanded. While it is true that he was the Prime Minister who began the “Oslo Process, ” it is also true that Rabin’s final vision for…
Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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