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Yitzchak Shamir – Israel’s Least Appreciated Prime Minister


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Former PM Yitzchak Shamir and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach



There is one story about Shamir that I will never forget. As we were driving from his hotel in North Oxford, through the ancient city center, en route to a dinner with academics that I had arranged, I turned to him and asked him, “Had you remained Prime Minister, and now seeing how excited the Israeli people are about peace, would you have ceded any land?” He turned to me with a sudden jerk of his head and said quietly but ferociously, “Not one inch.”

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

About the Author: Shmuley Boteach, whom the Washington Post calls “the most famous rabbi in America,” is the founder of The World Values Network and the international bestselling author of 30 books, including “The Fed-up Man of Faith: Challenging God in the Face of Tragedy and Suffering.” Follow him on Twitter @RabbiShmuley.


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  1. John DeLancy says:

    He was a very good man. He never gave part of Israel to her enemies, and he helped regather some of the people of Israel. We will miss him, and he will enjoy heaven. I'm looking forward to talking with him after the Resurrection.


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