ISRAEL: THOU SHALT NOT KILL

THE ASSASSINATION OF YITZHAK RABIN HITS AT THE SOUL OF ISRAEL AND ITS TORTUROUS QUEST FOR PEACE

And if anyone asks, "What are these wounds on your chest?," the answer will be, "The wounds I received in the house of my friends." --Zechariah 13:6

SHIR HA-SHALOM. THE SONG OF Peace. In a rare moment of elation for the dour leader, Yitzhak Rabin tucked a leaflet with the lyrics to Shir Ha-Shalom into his breast pocket and sang along with the 100,000 people who had gathered to celebrate peace and support him last Saturday evening on Kings of Israel Square in the heart of Tel Aviv. Such moments came all too infrequently to the embattled Premier these days,...

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