This Day in History: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Is Assassinated (1995)

This Day in History:
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Is Assassinated (1995)

Rabin was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 for his role in the historic Oslo Accords—widely considered a major milestone in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process—but not everyone supported the treaty, which stipulated that Israel would withdraw from certain contested Palestinian territories. Following a Tel Aviv peace rally, Rabin was shot and killed by Yigal Amir, an extremist Israeli law student who opposed Rabin’s peace efforts. What Jewish law did Amir claim justified the assassination? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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