This Day in Jewish History 1994: A Scientist Adored by Israelis, Though Most Hated His Opinions, Dies

Yeshayahu Leibowitz immediately warned against post-Six Day War Israel turning into a 'secret-police state'. Students revered him, but Israel's leaders were not grateful.

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On August 18, 1994, the Israeli scientist, philosopher and national gadfly Yeshayahu Leibowitz died, at the age of 91.