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Rabin, Yitzhak (1922–1995)

Yitzhak Rabin was the fifth prime minister of Israel (and the first local born), serving in this office for two terms, during the years 1974 to 1977 and 1992 to 1995. A former chief-of-staff and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rabin has made a significant contribution to the developing history of the state of Israel, in times of war as well as in the pursuit of peace.

Through most of his childhood years Rabin's family lived in Tel-Aviv, where he was raised in a Zionist-socialist educational environment. As a teenager Rabin left the family house and joined the agriculture boarding high school, Kadoori. During his years there, Rabin joined the “Haganah” (a paramilitary Zionist organization). After graduating high school with distinction in 1940, Yitzhak Rabin became ...

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