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Israeli - Notable Historical Events

David Ben-GurionAug 1, 1951

Menachem BeginDec 25, 1977

Yasser ArafatJan 19, 1997

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Israeli - Historical Events
Date Event
1817-03-25

Tsar Alexander I recommends formation of Society of Israeli Christians

1909-12-01

1st Israeli kibbutz founded, Deganya Alef

1948-05-14

Israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's 1st broadcast

1948-05-20

1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army

1948-05-26

Entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers

1948-06-21

Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens

1948-07-10

Lydda Airfield captured by Israeli army

1948-07-17

Israeli army captures Nazareth

1948-08-16

Israeli pound becomes legal tender

1948-10-16

Demonstration by Moscow Jews honoring Israeli ambassador Golda Meir

1948-10-18

Operation 10 Plagues - Israeli offensive against Egyptian army

1948-10-21

Beersheba liberated by Israeli army

1948-10-29

Israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev

1949-01-25

1st Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins

1949-02-27

Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president

1950-01-23

Israeli Knesset resolves Jerusalem is capital of Israel

1950-06-25

Israeli airline El Al begins service

1951-04-12

Israeli Knesset officially designated April 13 as Holocaust Day

1951-08-01

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1951-09-01

PM Ben-Gurion orders establishment of Israeli secret service Mossad

1951-10-07

David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government

1952-08-28

German & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments

1952-12-06

Czech government tells Israeli ambassador, he's persona non grata

1954-10-14

Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53

1955-03-01

Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48

1955-07-27

Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die

1955-11-02

David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government

1956-10-29

Israeli paratroopers drop into Sinai to open Straits of Tiran

1956-12-18

Israeli flag hoisted on Mount Sinai

1957-01-22

Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula

1957-02-02

UN adopts a resolution calling for Israeli troops to leave Egypt

1957-03-08

Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships

1957-12-30

Israeli government of Ben-Gurion, resigns

1958-01-26

H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense

1958-10-09

Israeli navy inaugrates its first submarine

1959-07-01

Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West-Germany

1959-07-05

Ben-Gurion's Israeli government resigns

1959-11-03

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1960-05-11

Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires

1960-06-15

Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichmann

1963-06-15

Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion resigns

1963-06-16

Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli Prime Minister

1963-06-24

Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government

1964-12-20

Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government

1965-03-14

Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany

1965-07-11

Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion

1965-07-14

Israeli/Jordanian border fights

1966-12-10

Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature

1967-04-07

Israeli/Syrian border fights

1967-06-06

Israeli troops occupy Gaza

1967-06-09

Israeli troops reach Suez Canal

1967-10-21

Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat

1968-01-26

Israeli submarine Dakar sinks in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die

1968-02-11

Israeli-Jordan border fight

1968-03-21

Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases

1968-05-02

Israeli television begins transmitting

1968-07-02

An El Al Israeli airliner is hijacked and diverted to Algeria by three armed members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)

1968-07-08

Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal

1968-12-28

Israeli assault on Beirut Airport

1968-12-29

Israeli commandos destroy 13 Lebanese airplanes

1969-12-25

5 Israeli gunboats escape from Cherbourg harbor

1970-09-11

88 of the hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings are released. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.

1972-09-05

11 Israeli athletes taken hostage and later killed by Palestinian Black September group at the Munich Olympics

1972-09-19

A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.

1973-02-21

Israeli fighters shoot Libyan aircraft down, killing 108

1973-09-05

Conference of less developed countries approves forming "producers' associations" and calls for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied Arab lands

1973-09-13

Syrian/Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea

1973-10-12

Israeli counter offensive in southern Syria

1973-10-16

Israeli tanks under Gen Sharon move through Suez Canal

1973-10-17

OPEC oil ministers agree to use oil weapon in Arab-Israeli War, mandate cut in exports, and recommend embargo against unfriendly states

1973-10-22

Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon

1973-10-26

Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army

1973-12-21

Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva to discuss the Arab-Israeli conflict

1974-02-12

Heads of state of Algeria, Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia discuss oil strategy in view of the progress in Arab-Israeli disengagement

1974-02-21

Israeli forces leave western Suez

1974-04-10

Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir

1974-06-03

Yitzhak Rabin forms a new Israeli government

1975-07-08

Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany

1975-09-04

The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.

1976-07-04

Operation Entebbe - Israel rescues 229 Air France hostage passengers In Uganda (3 hostages die along with Ugandan soldiers and Israeli soldier)

1976-07-09

Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe

1977-01-11

France releases Abu Daoud, a Palestinian suspected of involvement in massacre of Israeli athletes at 1972 Munich Olympics

1977-01-12

Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes

1977-02-10

Jonathan Netanyou Lane in the Bronx NY named in honor of Bronx-born Israeli soldier who died freeing hostages in Entebbe Raid (1976)

1977-03-07

Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets Pres Carter

1977-04-08

Israeli premier Rabin resigns

1977-06-20

Menahem Begin forms Israeli government

1977-11-20

Egyptian Pres Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset

1977-12-25

Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets Egyptian Pres Sadat in Egypt

1978-01-08

Israeli government votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai

1978-03-15

-21] operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon

1978-06-13

Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from Lebanon.

1978-07-06

Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut

1978-07-18

Egyptian & Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks

1978-07-23

Israeli government rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas

1978-08-20

Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London

1978-09-22

Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit

1978-09-28

Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord

1978-10-25

Israeli government approves "in principle", a draft compromise peace

1979-03-22

Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt

1979-04-02

Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt/meets pres Sadat

1979-10-21

Israeli minister of Foreign affairs Moshe Dayan resigns

1980-08-20

UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital

1981-06-07

Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility

1981-07-05

Premier Begin's Likud party wins Israeli elections

1981-07-17

Israeli bombers destroy PLO/al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut

1982-06-03

Israeli ambassador Shlomo Argov seriously wounded by Palestinians

1982-06-06

30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out PLO

1982-06-10

Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut

1982-06-20

Israeli PM Menachem Begin arrives in Washington

1982-06-26

US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces

1982-08-01

Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut

1982-08-22

Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence

1982-09-15

Israeli forces began pouring into west Beirut

1982-11-11

Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60

1983-03-22

Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president

1983-08-28

Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces his resignation

1983-09-02

Yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israeli PM

1983-11-04

Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed

1983-11-24

PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians & Lebanese

1984-09-13

Simon Peres forms Israeli government with Likoed

1985-05-20

Israel exchanges 1,100+ Arab prisoners for 3 Israeli soldiers

1985-09-25

Palestinian terrorists kill 3 Israeli sailors at Lanaca Cyprus

1985-10-01

Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

1986-01-19

Israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands

1986-02-04

Israeli fighters intercept Libyan passenger airliner

1986-07-23

King Hassan II meets with Israeli premier Simon Peres

1986-09-11

Pres Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres

1986-10-17

Yitzak Rabin forms Israeli government

1987-12-09

Palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank

1988-07-28

Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for 1st visit in 21 years

1988-08-11

Meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament

1988-11-15

PLO proclaims State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence

1989-01-23

Challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court

1990-02-04

10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo

1990-10-08

Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters

1990-12-22

Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 US servicemen

1992-03-17

28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg

1992-03-17

Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29

1992-06-23

Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election

1993-07-25

Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon

1993-07-29

Israeli Court of Appeal overturns (5-0) conviction of John Demjaujuk, saying not enough evidence he is Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible

1993-09-13

Israeli min of Foreign affairs Peres & PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord

1993-09-13

Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway.

1993-09-24

1st Israeli killed by Islamics after PLO signs peace accord

1993-12-13

Deadline for Israeli troop withdrawal from Gaza, they don't

1994-02-09

Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO's Arafat

1994-02-25

Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron

1994-04-13

Target date for Israeli complete withdrawal, doesn't occur

1994-07-25

Jordan & Israeli end 46 year state of war (Wash DC)

1994-08-03

1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace (King Hussein pilot)

1995-10-26

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.

1995-12-12

Israeli PM Shimon Peres address both house of US congress

1995-12-21

The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.

1996-01-05

Hamas operative Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.

1997-01-19

Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.

1997-02-04

En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.

1998-10-23

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.

2000-05-24

Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.

2001-04-30

The Mitchell Report on the Arab-Israeli conflict is published.

2002-04-02

Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated. A siege ensues.

2003-03-05

In Haifa, 17 Israeli civilians are killed by a Hamas suicide bomb in the Haifa bus 37 massacre.

2004-03-22

Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.

2006-11-24

Israeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.

2009-01-03

Israeli ground forces invade Gaza.

2009-04-12

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, restarting the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue

2010-05-31

Shayetet 13 soldiers tried to stop the flotilla that wanted to break the blockade on Gaza Strip. During the boarding on the MV Mavi Marmara ship, a violent confrontation had started. It caused the death of 9 activists who were on board, and several more injured activists. Moreover, several israeli soldiers were injured.

2012-02-11

Israeli Air Force conducts four air strikes in Gaza Strip

2012-04-08

Gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai

2012-05-14

1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike

2012-07-18

6 Israeli tourists are killed and 30 injured after a bomb explodes on a tourist bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria

2012-11-10

Israeli counter strike on Palestinian militants in Gaza kills 5 and injure 30

2012-11-18

Israeli Gaza rocket strikes kill 80 alleged terrorist targets

2015-10-27

Three Palestinians shot dead after knife attacks: Israeli army

2016-01-31

Palestinian Officer Is Killed After Attacking Three Israeli Soldiers

2016-02-03

Israeli policewoman, 3 Palestinian attackers killed in Jerusalem shootout

2016-04-20

Thousands rally to call for release of Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian assailant

2016-12-24

Israeli minister says US has abandoned Israel after UN vote

2017-01-11

Obama says Israeli settlements making two-state solution impossible

2017-02-03

White House says Israeli settlement building may not help peace

2017-02-07

Israeli Leader Presses UK to Impose New Sanctions on Iran

2017-03-31

Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

2017-07-22

Six dead in worst Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed for years

2018-04-22

4 Palestinians killed, including teen boy and disabled man, by Israeli snipers in Gaza

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Israeli - Notable Birthdays

Menachem BeginAug 16, 1913

Daniel KahnemanMar 5, 1934

Natalie PortmanJun 9, 1981

Israeli - Birthdays
Date Event
1874-08-15

Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert

1874-11-27

Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)

1878-02-08

Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)

1885-02-24

Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israeli Knesset (1949-59)

1891-07-29

Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist

1892-10-28

Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)

1895-10-25

Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], Israeli PM (MWP) (1963-69)

1896-07-13

Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)

1897-07-05

Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Munich Germany, Israeli composer

1898-05-03

Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)

1904-02-23

Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)

1905-09-25

Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem)

1907-08-16

Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Israeli composer

1911-05-27

Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born Israeli politician (d. 2007)

1913-08-16

Menachem Begin, Brest Russian Empire, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978), (d. 1992)

1915-02-02

Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (d. 2002)

1915-05-20

Moshe Dayan, Israeli general/minister of Defense

1915-10-15

Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (Prime Minister 1983—84, 1986—1992, (d. 2012)

1918-09-17

Chaim Herzog, Israeli president (1983-93), (d. 1997)

1918-10-10

Jigal Allon, Israeli politician

1923-03-27

Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orch)

1923-08-02

Shimon Peres, Israeli Labor Party leader/prime minister

1923-12-15

Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (d. 2002)

1924-05-03

Yehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (d. 2000)

1928-04-08

Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (d. 2000)

1928-05-11

Yaacov Agam, Israeli sculptor

1928-07-10

Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar

1929-11-04

Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (d. 1987)

1930-06-08

Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate

1930-08-18

Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre

1932-07-01

Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)

1933-01-21

Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam

1934-03-05

Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist, Nobel laureate

1935-01-18

Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister (d. 2007)

1935-12-08

Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Israeli chess player

1936-03-10

Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)

1936-11-17

Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)

1937-03-16

Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (d. 1996)

1937-12-31

Avram Hershko, Israeli biologist, Nobel laureate

1939-07-22

Gila Almagor, Israeli actress

1939-12-02

Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician

1941-06-13

Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer

1943-08-24

Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent

1944-03-18

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)

1945-05-14

Yochanan Vollach, Israeli footballer and president of Maccabi Haifa

1945-07-01

Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor

1946-03-13

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda (d. 1976)

1947-02-01

Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer (d. 1975)

1947-10-01

Aaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist

1949-10-21

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister

1949-11-26

Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer

1950-01-27

Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician

1950-06-25

Nitza Saul, Israeli actress

1952-06-09

Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)

1953-12-29

Gali Atari, Israeli singer and actress

1954-06-20

Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)

1954-10-13

Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear technician

1955-06-16

Leroy Sievers, First Arab Israeli Plane Hijacking

1957-07-07

Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact)

1957-11-19

Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)

1958-05-05

Ron Arad, Israeli aircraft navigator missing in action.

1958-06-01

Ahron Bregman, Israeli journalist

1958-07-05

Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician

1958-07-08

Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician

1959-02-17

Aryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician

1961-06-06

Nir Brand, Israeli composer

1961-07-01

Kalpana Chawla, The First Israeli in Space

1962-04-13

Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born guitarist (d. 1988)

1963-06-09

Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author

1963-09-17

Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator

1963-10-11

Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli footballer

1964-02-10

Arthur Lenk, Israeli diplomat

1965-07-05

Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist

1967-04-27

Aki Avni, Israeli entertainer

1968-02-05

Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor

1969-06-28

Ayelet Zurer, Israeli actress

1969-10-01

Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician

1970-05-23

Yigal Amir, Israeli assassin of Yitzhak Rabin

1970-11-23

Oded Fehr, Israeli actor

1971-02-18

Constantin Popa, Romanian-Israeli basketball player

1971-02-19

Gil Shaham, Israeli/American violinist

1972-02-02

Dana International, Israeli singer

1972-04-26

Avi Nimni, Israeli Footballer

1972-06-21

Alon Hilu, Israeli writer

1972-12-02

Ron Shahar, Israeli Intelligence

1973-04-22

Ofer Talker, Israeli footballer

1973-08-23

Iris Abramovich, Israeli Intelligence

1974-02-10

Ivri Lider, Israeli singer

1974-10-10

Assi Cohen, Israeli comedian and actor

1975-04-14

Avner Dorman, Israeli composer

1976-12-17

Nir Davidovich, Israeli footballer

1977-09-12

Idan Raichel, Israeli musician

1977-10-06

Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer

1977-10-17

Dudu Aouate, Israeli footballer

1978-01-08

Boris Avrukh, Israeli chess grandmaster

1978-05-30

Cyrus King, Navy Seal vs. Israeli Commando

1978-09-20

Sarit Hadad, Israeli singer

1979-09-02

Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer

1979-11-13

Subliminal, Israeli rapper and producer

1980-01-29

Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress and model

1980-02-17

Klemi Saban, Israeli footballer

1980-05-05

Yossi Benayoun, Israeli Footballer

1980-09-18

Avi Strool, Israeli footballer

1981-03-16

Yoav Ziv, Israeli footballer

1981-03-26

Baruch Dego, Israeli football player

1981-05-17

Shiri Maimon, Israeli singer

1981-06-09

Natalie Portman [Natalie Hershlag], Jerusalem, Israeli/American actress (Professional, Everyone Says I Love You)

1982-03-31

Tal Ben Haim, Israeli footballer

1982-04-06

Ilan Hall, Israeli-American chef

1983-10-21

Ninette Tayeb, Israeli singer

1985-06-04

Bar Refaeli, Israeli model

1986-01-24

Raviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor

1986-06-16

Robert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player

1986-08-28

Gilad Shalit, Israeli corporal

1987-05-01

Shahar Pe'er, Israeli tennis player

1989-08-10

Ben Sahar, Israeli footballer

Israeli - Notable Weddings

Menachem BeginMay 29, 1939

Israeli - Weddings
Date Event
1939-05-29

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (25) weds Aliza Arnold

1973-07-06

"The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)

Israeli - Deaths
Date Event
1953-08-11

Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies

1957-07-10

Sholem Asch, Polish/Israeli writer (East River), dies at 77

1958-10-27

Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert, dies at 84

1965-08-28

Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)

1966-11-08

Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75

1972-09-05

Josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered

1972-09-05

Mosje Weinberg, Israeli olympic wrestling coach, murdered

1975-04-25

Mike Brant, Israeli singer (b. 1947)

1976-07-04

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda aged 30

1977-01-03

Avraham Ofer, Israeli minister of housing, commits suicide

1980-02-29

Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61

1982-01-19

Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy (WW II), dies at 77

1987-07-11

Avi Ran, Israeli footballer (b. 1963)

1987-08-17

Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)

1987-11-06

Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)

1988-04-16

Khalil al-Wazir, PLO milt commander, assassinated by Israeli commandos

1988-06-25

Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)

1991-02-07

Amos Yarkoni, legendary Israeli soldier (b. 1920)

1992-01-08

Menachim Begin, Israeli PM, dies at 78 of a heart attack

1992-02-10

Mau Kopuit, Dutch editor-in-chief (New Israeli Weekly Newspaper), dies

1992-08-02

Ephraim Katz, Israeli/US encyclopedist (film encyclopedia), dies

1992-08-08

Eitan Berglas, Israeli banker/advisor, dies

1994-05-24

Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96

1994-07-04

Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies

1994-10-28

Sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies

1995-02-19

Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84

1995-07-16

Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65

1996-06-02

Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)

2000-02-23

Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (b. 1957)

2000-11-12

Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)

2001-10-17

Rehavam Zeevi, Israeli politician (b. 1926)

2002-03-29

Rachel Levy and Ayat al-Akhras, Israeli and Palestinian children

2002-09-07

Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (b. 1923)

2002-11-17

Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (b. 1915)

2003-02-01

Kalpana Chawla, The First Israeli in Space

2003-02-18

Isser Harel, Israeli Mossad leader (b. 1912)

2004-06-26

Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer and song-writer (b. 1930)

2004-10-17

Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (b. 1952)

2005-01-29

Ephraim Kishon, Israeli satirst (b. 1924)

2005-03-01

Peter Malkin Israeli secret agent (b. 1927)

2005-08-21

Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (b. 1936)

2006-02-14

Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (b. 1923)

2006-05-11

Yossi Banai, Israeli singer (b. 1932)

2006-12-16

Pnina Salzman, Israeli pianist (b. 1922)

2007-06-19

Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (b. 1932)

2008-02-15

Amnon Netzer, Iranian-Israeli historian (b. 1934)

2008-04-12

Jerry Zucker, Israeli-born American businessman (b. 1949)

2008-06-01

Tommy Lapid, Israeli journalist and politician (b. 1931)

2008-08-15

Leroy Sievers, First Arab Israeli Plane Hijacking

2010-10-28

Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934)

2010-12-09

Dov Shilansky, Israeli politician (b. 1924)

2011-04-04

Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)

2011-05-05

Yosef Merimovich, Israeli football player and manager (b. 1924)

2012-01-01

Yafa Yarkoni, Israeli Singer, dies after years of Alzheimer's disease at 86

2012-06-30

Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 96

2012-12-19

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader, dies from cancer at 68

2014-01-11

Ariel Sharon, Israeli politician and general, dies from heart failure at 85

2016-04-20

Israeli actor and director Ronit Elkabetz dies aged 51

2016-08-19

Iconic Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies aged 82

2016-08-29

Veteran Israeli politician Ben Eliezer dies aged 80

2016-09-28

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies aged 93

2017-01-02

Former Israeli Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman dies aged 77

2017-01-04

Israeli ex-minister Yaakov Neeman dies aged 77


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