from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rabin, Yitzhak or Itzhak 1922-1995. Israeli military and political leader who commanded Israeli forces in the Six-Day War (1967) and served as prime minister (1974-1977 and 1992-1995). He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize.


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  • As chief of the IDF general staff, and later as a minister in Rabin's cabinet, Barak talked to the prime minister about the problems with the Oslo Accords very often, he says.

    In a Ruined Country

  • Rabin is intended by the Norwegian Nobel Committee to honour a political act which called for great courage on both sides, and which has opened up opportunities for a new development towards fraternity in the Middle East.

    Press Release - The Nobel Peace Prize 1994

  • In Israel, Jewish settlers demonstrated angrily, calling Rabin a "traitor."

    Peace At Last?

  • The initiative, known as the Rabin-King Initiative, will be housed at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

    JTA - Recent News

  • President Barack Obama called Rabin a brave soldier who believed the "only battle that is a pleasure to wage is the battle for peace."

    Latest News -

  • "Rabin" and "Ben-Gurion" - streets are the obvious signs in many German cities.

    Palestine Chronicle - Headlines

  • Likud Cabinet Minister Olmert: 'Rabin's Oslo Move Was A Courageous Step That Influenced Sharon's Recent Disengagement'


  • AIPAC, being a pro-Israel lobby, does naturally tend to support Likud governments when they are in power, as they’ve mostly been since 1977, but I haven’t seen evidence that they have been less supportive of Labor governments, such as Rabin’s.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » American Jews’ Attachment to Israel by Age, Ideology and Political Party:

  • When the blog chronicled a complaint at Jimmy at the James Hotel in SoHo last month, David Rabin, a partner at the rooftop bar, said he had already scrapped it.

    On Checks, a Surprise Addition

  • Mr. Rabin said a weeks-long evaluation showed staffers were averaging tips of 19% without auto gratuities.

    On Checks, a Surprise Addition


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