Tag Archives : Prime Minister


Israeli Leaders – Famous People of Israel – Ariel Sharon

Ariel  Sharon 1928-2014   Ariel (Arik) Sharon – an Israeli soldier and political leader. He was a hero to many and regarded as a villain by his enemies who feared him. Nevertheless his name has become synonymous with strong and powerful leadership throughout his life. He was born in Kfar […]

Ariel Sharon Yom Kippur war

Shimon Peres Prsident of Israel and former Prime Minister

Famous People in Israel – Israeli Leaders – Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, 9th President of the State of Israel was born Szymon Perski near Voloshin Poland on August 21st 1923. At the age of eleven he immigrated to Palestine with his parents Yitshak and Sara Persky and his younger brother Gershon.  On reaching Palestine they changed their name to Peres. […]


Israeli Leaders – Famous People in Israel – Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli military General, politician and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, was born in Jerusalem on the 1st of March 1922. His parents were Rosa and Nechemiah Rabin (originally Rubitzov), both of them immigrants from the 3rd Aliyah, Nechemiah arriving from the United States in 1917 with a group of […]

Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin

450px-Menachem_Begin,_Andrews_AFB,_1978 public domain

Famous Leaders of Israel – Israeli Prime Ministers – Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin was the 6th Prime Minister of the State of Israel. He is perceived by some to be a terrorist leader but remembered by most as the man who brought about the first peace agreement between Israel and an Arab Nation and subsequently received a Nobel Prize for peace. […]