This Day in Jewish History / Levi Eshkol, Unsung Israeli Prime Minister, Dies

Levi Eshkol has gone down in history as a ditherer, but in an alternative history of Israel one can imagine him turning the Six-Day War into an opportunity for peace

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On February 26, 1969, Prime Minister Levi Eshkol died, a year and a half after leading Israel to its glorious victory in the Six-Day War.