Yitzhak Rabin

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Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יצחק רבין‎; IPA: [jitsˈχak ʁaˈbin]; 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Rabin was raised in a Labor Zionist household. He learned agriculture in school and excelled as a student. Rabin led a 27-year career as a soldier. As a teenager he joined the Palmach, the commando force of the Yishuv. He eventually rose through its ranks to become its chief of operations during Israel's War of Independence. He joined the newly formed Israel Defense Forces in late 1948 and continued to rise as a promising officer. He helped shape the training doctrine of the IDF in the early 1950s, and led the IDF's Operations Directorate from 1959–1963. He was appointed Chief of the General Staff in 1964 and oversaw Israel's ... More

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Yitzhak Rabin Quotes

Yitzhak Rabin #Alone #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation.
Yitzhak Rabin #Death

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin We do not celebrate the death of our enemies.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin Give peace a chance.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin A diplomatic peace is not yet the real peace. It is an essential step in the peace process leading towards a real peace.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin I believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.
Yitzhak Rabin #Peace

Photo of Yitzhak Rabin Only the change on the international scene, the crisis in the gulf, and the strong, firm position of the United States against aggression between two Arab countries created realities that led to the Madrid Peace Conference.