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Menachem Begin
MENACHEM BEGIN ( listen (help ·info ); Hebrew
Hebrew
: מְנַחֵם בֵּגִין‎ Menaḥem Begin, Polish : Mieczysław Biegun; Russian : Менахем Вольфович Бегин Menakhem Volfovich Begin; 16 August 1913 – 9 March 1992) was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of Israel . Before the creation of the state of Israel, he was the leader of the Zionist militant group Irgun , the Revisionist breakaway from the larger Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah
Haganah
. He proclaimed a revolt , on 1 February 1944, against the British mandatory government , which was opposed by the Jewish Agency . As head of the Irgun, he targeted the British in Palestine. Later, the Irgun fought the Arabs during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine
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List Of Prime Ministers Of Israel
This article lists the PRIME MINISTERS OF ISRAEL since the adoption of the Israeli Declaration of Independence
Israeli Declaration of Independence
in 1948. CONTENTS* 1 Prime Ministers of Israel
Israel
(1948–present) * 1.1 Notes * 2 Term of office in years * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links PRIME MINISTERS OF ISRAEL (1948–PRESENT) COLOUR KEY Mapai
Mapai
/Alignment /Labor Likud Kadima
Kadima
A total of twelve people have served as Prime Minister of Israel, five of whom have served on two non-consecutive occasions. Additionally, one person, Yigal Allon , has served solely as an Interim Prime Minister. The other two who have served as Interim Prime Minister have gone on to become the Prime Minister
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Prime Minister Of Israel
The PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL (Hebrew : רֹאשׁ הַמֶּמְשָׁלָה‎, _Rosh HaMemshala_, _lit._ Head of the Government, Hebrew acronym : רה״מ‎; Arabic : رئيس الحكومة‎‎, _Ra'īs al-Ḥukūma_) is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful figure in Israeli politics. Although the President of Israel is the country's head of state, his powers are largely ceremonial; the prime minister holds most of the real power. The official residence of the prime minister, _Beit Rosh Hamemshala _ is in Jerusalem . The current prime minister is Benjamin Netanyahu of Likud , the ninth person to hold the position (excluding caretakers). Following an election, the president nominates a member of the Knesset to become prime minister after asking party leaders whom they support for the position
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Ephraim Katzir
EPHRAIM KATZIR (Hebrew : אפרים קציר‎‎ Efrayim Katsir; 16 May 1916 – 30 May 2009) was an Israeli biophysicist and former Israeli Labor Party politician. He was the fourth President of Israel from 1973 until 1978. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Scientific career * 3 Presidency * 4 Awards and commemoration * 5 References * 6 External links * 7 See also BIOGRAPHYKatzir was born Efraim Katchalski, son of Yehuda and Tzila Katchalski, in Kiev
Kiev
, in the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
(today in Ukraine
Ukraine
). In 1925 (several publications cite 1922 ), he immigrated to Mandate Palestine with his family and settled in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
. In 1932, he graduated from Gymnasia Rehavia
Gymnasia Rehavia
. Like his brother, Aharon , he was interested in science
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Yitzhak Navon
YITZHAK RACHAMIM NAVON (Hebrew : יצחק נבון‎‎‎; 9 April 1921 – 6 November 2015 ) was an Israeli politician, diplomat, and author. He served as the fifth President of Israel between 1978 and 1983 as a member of the center-left Alignment party. He was the first Israeli president to be Sephardi and born in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
, then within the British Mandate for Palestine
British Mandate for Palestine
, while all previous presidents were born in and immigrated from the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
. CONTENTS * 1 Personal life * 2 Political career * 3 Presidency (1978–83) * 4 Literary output * 5 References * 6 Bibliography * 7 External links PERSONAL LIFEBorn in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
to Yosef and Miryam Navon, a descendant of a Sephardi family of rabbis
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Chaim Herzog
Major-General CHAIM HERZOG (Hebrew : חיים הרצוג‎‎‎; 17 September 1918, Belfast – 17 April 1997, Tel Aviv) was an Israeli politician, general, lawyer and author who served as the sixth President of Israel between 1983 and 1993. Born in Belfast and raised predominantly in Dublin , the son of Ireland's Chief Rabbi Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog , he emigrated to Mandatory Palestine in 1935 and served in the Haganah Jewish paramilitary group during the 1936–39 Arab revolt . In the British Army during World War II, latterly as an officer, he received the nickname "Vivian" because the British could not pronounce "Chaim". He returned to Palestine after the war and, following the end of the British Mandate and Israel's Declaration of Independence in 1948, operated in the battles for Latrun during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War
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Yitzhak Rabin
YITZHAK RABIN ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: יצחק רבין‎‎; IPA: ( listen ); 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel
Prime Minister of Israel
, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Rabin was born in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
to Ukrainian-Jewish immigrants and was raised in a Labor Zionist household. He learned agriculture in school and excelled as a student. He led a 27-year career as a soldier. As a teenager he joined the Palmach , the commando force of the Yishuv
Yishuv
. He eventually rose through its ranks to become its chief of operations during Israel\'s War of Independence . He joined the newly formed Israel
Israel
Defense Forces in late 1948 and continued to rise as a promising officer
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Yitzhak Shamir
YITZHAK SHAMIR (Hebrew : יצחק שמיר‎‎, listen (help ·info ); born YITZHAK YEZERNITSKY; October 22, 1915 – June 30, 2012) was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel , serving two terms, 1983–84 and 1986–1992. Before the establishment of the State of Israel , Shamir was a leader of the Zionist paramilitary group Lehi . After the establishment of the State of Israel he served in the Mossad between 1955 and 1965, a Knesset Member, a Knesset Speaker and a Foreign Affairs Minister . Shamir was the country's third longest-serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion and Benjamin Netanyahu
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Ministry Of Defense (Israel)
The MINISTRY OF DEFENSE (Hebrew : מִשְׂרַד הַבִּטָּחוֹן‎, Misrad HaBitahon) of the government of Israel
Israel
, is the governmental department responsible for defending the State of Israel
Israel
from internal and external military threats. Its political head is the Defense Minister of Israel, and its offices are located in HaKirya , Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
. The Ministry of Defense oversees most of the Israeli security forces , including the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israel
Israel
Military Industries (IMI), and Israel
Israel
Aerospace Industries (IAI). The MOD was established when the British Mandate of Palestine ended, and the British Army departed Palestine and the State of Israel
Israel
was formed
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Ezer Weizman
EZER WEIZMAN listen (help ·info ) (Hebrew : עזר ויצמן‎‎ Ezer Vaytsman; 15 June 1924 – 24 April 2005) was the seventh President of Israel , first elected in 1993 and re-elected in 1998. Before the presidency, Weizman was commander of the Israeli Air Force and Minister of Defense . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Military career * 3 Political career * 4 Presidency * 5 Death * 6 Honours and awards * 7 Published works * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links EARLY LIFEWeizman was born in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
in the British Mandate of Palestine on 15 June 1924. His father, Yechiel, was an agronomist. Weizman was a nephew of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann
Chaim Weizmann
. He grew up in Haifa
Haifa
, and attended the Hebrew Reali School
Hebrew Reali School

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Ariel Sharon
ARIEL SHARON (Hebrew : אריאל שרון‎‎; IPA: (_ listen ), Ariʼēl Sharōn_, also known by his diminutive Arik, אַריק, born ARIEL SCHEINERMANN, אריאל שיינרמן‎; February 26, 1928 – January 11, 2014) was an Israeli general and politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel
Prime Minister of Israel
from March 2001 until April 2006. Sharon was incapacitated by a stroke in January 2006. Sharon was a commander in the Israeli Army from its creation in 1948. As a soldier and then an officer, he participated prominently in the 1948 War of Independence , becoming a platoon commander in the Alexandroni Brigade and taking part in many battles, including Operation Bin Nun Alef . He was an instrumental figure in the creation of Unit 101 and the reprisal operations , as well as in the 1956 Suez Crisis , the Six-Day War of 1967, the War of Attrition , and the Yom-Kippur War of 1973
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Moshe Arens
MOSHE ARENS (Hebrew : משה ארנס‎, born 27 December 1925) is an Israeli aeronautical engineer, researcher and former diplomat and Likud
Likud
politician. A member of the Knesset between 1973 and 1992 and again from 1999 until 2003, he served as Minister of Defense three times and once as Minister of Foreign Affairs . Arens has also served as the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. and was a professor at the Technion in Haifa
Haifa
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Political career * 3 Historical research * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHY Moshe Arens
Moshe Arens
was born in Kaunas
Kaunas
, Lithuania
Lithuania
, to a Jewish family. His father was an industrialist and his mother was a dentist. When he was a year old, his family moved to Riga
Riga
, Latvia
Latvia
. where he attended elementary school
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Brest, Belarus
BREST (Belarusian : Брэст Brest, Russian : Брест Brest), formerly BREST-LITOVSK (Belarusian : Брэст-Лiтоўск) and BREST-ON-THE-BUG (Polish : Brześć nad Bugiem), is a city (population 340,141 in 2016) in Belarus
Belarus
at the border with Poland
Poland
opposite the Polish city of Terespol , where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet. It is the capital city of the Brest Region . The city of Brest is a historic site of many cultures. It was the location of important historical events such as the Union of Brest and Treaty of Brest-Litovsk . The Brest Fortress was recognized by the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as the Hero Fortress
Hero Fortress
in honor of the defense of Brest Fortress in June 1941
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Russian Empire
The RUSSIAN EMPIRE (also known as RUSSIA) was an empire that existed from 1721 until it was overthrown by the short-lived February Revolution in 1917 . One of the largest empires in world history, stretching over three continents, the Russian Empire
Empire
was surpassed in landmass only by the British and Mongol empires. The rise of the Russian Empire
Empire
happened in association with the decline of neighboring rival powers: the Swedish Empire
Empire
, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth , Persia and the Ottoman Empire
Empire
. It played a major role in 1812–1814 in defeating Napoleon 's ambitions to control Europe and expanded to the west and south. The House of Romanov ruled the Russian Empire
Empire
from 1721 until 1762, and its German-descended cadet branch, the House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov , ruled from 1762
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Tel Aviv
TEL AVIV-YAFO (Hebrew : תֵּל אָבִיב-יָפוֹ‎, , Arabic : تل أَبيب-يافا‎‎) is a major city in Israel , located on the country\'s Mediterranean coastline . It is the financial center and the technology hub of Israel, with a population of 432,892, making it Israel's second-largest city.