The Third Assassination of Rabin

The far right is portraying Rabin as a criminal in every way, branded as 'the criminal of Oslo' who was drawn into 'hallucinations of peace.' The subtext? 'Thank God we got rid of him.'

Monday is the 18th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. It is important to stick to the Gregorian (not Hebrew) calendar date, since the efforts to erase it are strongly linked to what will be said later in this article. Rabin was shot in the back three times, but over the years it turns...