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Feb. 11: Natan Sharansky has his wife, Avital, by his side after his arrival in Israel on Feb. 11, 1986. By Nati Harnik, Israeli Government Press Office

This week in Israeli history: Feb. 10-16

Published February 10, 2022
Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek in 1971

This week in Israeli history

Published May 28, 2021
MAY 14 — David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, reads the state’s Declaration of Independence at the Tel Aviv Museum on May 14, 1948.

This week in Israeli history

Published May 13, 2021
Before learning of the bombing in Rishon LeZion, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and President George W. Bush meet at the White House on May 7, 2002, to discuss how to end the Second Intifada and make progress toward peace.

This week in Israeli history

Published May 6, 2021
President George W. Bush brings together Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (left) and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at a summit in Aqaba, Jordan, in June 2003.

This week in Israeli history

Published April 29, 2021
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin shake hands at the White House signing ceremony for the peace treaty March 26, 1979. Photo by Ya’acov Sa’ar, Israeli Government Press Office

This week in Israeli History

Published March 24, 2021
January 27: Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami (left) and Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qurei shake hands Jan. 21, 2001, during peace talks in Taba, Egypt.

This week in Israeli history

Published January 24, 2019
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