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Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995

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Remembering Lea Rabin.

We remember Lea Rabin, the widow of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. She died on Sunday at the age of 72. She had cancer. (REBRAODCAST from 4/9/97)


Writer and Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Elie Wiesel.

Writer and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel. He's the author of over 30 books. Wiesel, a survivor of the Holocaust, is known for his work which bears witness to that tragedy. Wiesel has just published the first volume of his memoirs, All Rivers Run to the Sea. In this book Wiesel writes about his childhood before the war, the horrors of Auschwitz, and his life after the war as a Paris based journalist, and as a New York writer, who struggled with the tragedies of the past, and the commitment to not letting the world forget what happened.


The Death of Yitzhak Rabin: A Former Zealot Offers His Take.

Writer Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior writer for "The Jerusalem Report." He's the author of Memoirs of A Jewish Extremist: An American Story, (Little, Brown) which tells the story of his involvement with Jewish right-wing movements in the United States, and with the extremist rabbi Meir Kahane. Halevi eventually broke away from the movement.


The Death of Yitzhak Rabin: Journalist Thomas Friedman Contextualizes Events.

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. Friedman spent the last decade covering the Middle East, work that won him two Pulitzer Prizes. His book, From Beirut to Jerusalem has recently been updated, to include information on the Peace Process. It's now available in paperback. The book looked at the inside of Arab and Israeli power circles, and examined the Intifada and the perceptions American and Israeli Jews have of each other.


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