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Zeevi, Rechavam

Born: 1926 AD
Died: 2001 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: General, Historian, Politician

1926 – He was born in Jerusalem.

1942 – At an early age of 16 he joined the Palmach and served the Israeli Military Forces.

1948 – He became the platoon leader in the lost battle of Malkiyah.

1973 –   He retired only to rejoin the army of the Yom Kippur War, and then served as the Chief of the Department Staff for more than a few months.

1974 – He finally retired with a rank of Major-General, and became Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s consultant on fighting against terrorism. But then he resigned from this position after three years.

1981 – He was appointed as the new Director of the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel-Aviv.
1987¬¬ – He co-edited a series of books depicting various aspects of the land of Israel and his famous of his large collection of books about Israel and its history.

1988 – He set up Moledet his movement’s platform consisted for the most part in the population transfer of Palestinian Arabs from Israel to the neighboring Arab countries

1991 – He was very disappointed by the Madrid Conference, he pull himself out from the Likud Government of Yitzhak Shamir. He stayed in opposition for the following ten years.

1992 – He strongly oppose with the Avoda government.

1996 – He favorably supported the Netanyahu government from the outside.

2001 – He became the Minister of Tourism after joining the coalition declaring that his party would quit the government. He died the same year after he was shot in the Jerusalem Hyatt Hotel on Mount Scopus by four gunmen.