The Life and Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin


Yitzhak Rabin was a supreme Israeli military and political leader whose life and death have shaped Israeli society. From his early years in the Palmach, to head of the IDF, ambassador to the U.S., and two stints as prime minister, Rabin filled many public roles in Israel. Admired by many and abhorred by some, Rabin fought tenaciously for both security and peace. He was known as both a war hawk and a political dove. His assassination shook the country to its core. Watch this video and use these prompts to learn about this complex Israeli leader.

This video comes with a 5-part educational guide (includes REVIEW, DISCUSSION, ACTIVITIES, REFLECTION, FURTHER LEARNING) that can be viewed online and/or downloaded as a PDF, along with a Kahoot game.

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