24 October 2007

Yitzhak Rabin - in memoriam

As every year for the last 12 years, this day continues to take its toll. This time I shall use other person words:

For me, and many others, the commemoration of this anniversary becomes sadder and more difficult each year. The assassination itself was a great shock. In over 3,000 years of history, the people of Israel have had very few leaders like Yitzhak Rabin. The realization of the improbable goals of Zionism seems to have been made possible, in part, because at each critical juncture, Israel was provided with leaders of exceptional stature, who could see what was needed, and could at the same time, rally the people to do what was needed.
Read the rest of the article here. I don't have anything to add aside of one remark: the name of that vermin of a murderer should not be used, it is quite enough that he is mentioned.