Monthly Archives : July 2012

Yitzhak Shamir’s good, great life

There was something about Yitzhak Shamir, Israel’s seventh prime minister who passed away last Saturday, that made you feel shy, in awe when you stood in his presence. In his eulogy at Sunday morning’s cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu noted that Shamir “didn’t radiate charisma. He simply radiated inner strength.”   Shamir, the diminutive, taciturn leader, was a strong…

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