Made from the perspective of Yigal Amir, ‘Yamim Noraim’ (‘Incitement’) sheds new light on the man who also killed Israeli democracy and asks viewers to search their own souls
The thriller is the first feature film on Rabin's murder, examining the political, religious and personal forces spurring on Yigal Amir
The slated broadcast of the remarks, apparently made to Amir's associates, follow the appearance last month on the station of a man convicted of an arson attack on an Arab-Jewish school
Like Nathuram Godse, who murdered Mahatma Gandhi, Yigal Amir was outraged by his victim’s ‘appeasement’ of Muslims — and has many avowed supporters in his country’s ruling party
Yigal Amir's vision for Israel — no Arabs, no peace, a state from the Mediterranean to the Jordan River — is now policy. Yitzhak Rabin's true legacy, meanwhile, is the weekly protests outside the attorney general's home
Benjamin Netanyahu didn't lead the incitement against Yitzhak Rabin in 1995, extremist rabbis did.
The impasse Israel finds itself in today mirrors the limits of its prime minister’s imagination.
Yigal Amir is a true son of the cultish, flattened and nationalist Judaism which has colonized traditional Jewish thought in Israel. He may die in prison – but savoring ‘his’ Judaism’s triumph.
Dan Ephron’s 'Killing a King' toggles between Yitzhak Rabin’s attempts to forge peace and Yigal Amir’s plans to murder him for it. It is also the best book in English on the assassination.
While one Israel lost a leader, the other spawned his killer.
'May my right hand wither if I ever sign a pardon for this cursed man,' Rivlin says about Yigal Amir, at event marking 20th anniversary of murder.
The late Herz Frank won high praise around the world for his films, but didn't get noticed in his adopted home of Israel until he touched a taboo subject.
Not only was there no applause when Benjamin Netanyahu entered – an uncomfortable silence engulfed the room. No one booed him, but no one stood up to honor him.
Even a hawk like PM Benjamin Netanyahu seems to believe that instituting the death penalty for terrorist acts would be a mistake.
If you hoped to find out why a married mother of four fell in love with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, the film 'Beyond the Fear' will not leave you any wiser. But the controversial documentary about Amir, his wife and son, has other lessons.
Israel continues to deny the political nature of the assassination of Israel's prime minister by Yigal Rabin.
Festival's withdrawal of film on Yigal Amir, under threat of defunding from Minister Regev, outrages many in cinema circles.
Controversial film follows daily life of Yigal Amir in prison, delves into relationships with wife and son.
Shlomo Filber, who ran Likud campaign and served as Netanyahu’s chief of staff, claims he didn’t write article claiming Shin Bet murdered Rabin.
As the state prosecutor’s hounding of convicted embezzler Etti Alon shows, some criminals in Israel will never be granted forgiveness.
Several schools contacted by Haaretz said they aren’t using the ministry kits and are preparing their own lessons on democracy and public controversies.
The shattering lessons of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination 19 years ago next week should be shared by all Israelis, whether or not they agreed with his politics.
The Shin Bet can get good intelligence but is often stymied by extremists' refusal to talk, says Yitzhak Ilan.
The self-righteous chorus, from the left and the right, is sure to lift up its voice any day now against easing Yigal Amir's prison conditions.
Amir has been in solitary confinement since 1995; Haaretz reported this week that he would be allowed to serve with the general prison population.