Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman (Jewish Lives) by Itamar Rabinovich.

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(Photo: Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (2nd L), Defense Minister Shimon Peres and Security Advisor Ariel Sharon (R) walk together during a visit to an army base in the Golan Heights in this file picture taken Dec. 11, 1975. (photo by Israeli Government Press Office (GPO))

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Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman (Jewish Lives) by Itamar Rabinovich.

“Yitzhak Rabin was a soldier and a statesman who fought for the security of Israel and for a concept of peace for all nations. Itamar Rabinovich has written a thoughtful and extraordinarily comprehensive account of a significant leader.”—Henry A. Kissinger

(Henry A. Kissinger)

“Itamar Rabinovich has written an insightful book on Yitzhak Rabin, Israel’s charismatic warrior-statesman who valiantly dedicated himself to the cause of peace in the Middle East. As the head of Rabin’s team during Syrian-Israeli peace negotiations and as Israel’s ambassador in Washington, Rabinovich was at Rabin’s side during key moments in his country’s history. I recommend his book to all those interested in peace between Arabs and Israelis.”—James A. Baker, III

(James A. Baker, III)

“This highly informative and tightly-packed biography is undergirded by a deep personal knowledge of Rabin’s strengths and flaws as a leader and a sure command of Israel’s military and diplomatic history.”—Derek Penslar, Harvard University and the University of Toronto

(Derek Penslar)

"Puts the complexities of [Rabin's] career and achievement in fresh perspective."—Kirkus Reviews

(Kirkus Reviews)

"This well-written, easily digestible biography also provides useful insights into the inner workings of Israeli politics."—Booklist

(Booklist)

About the Author

Itamar Rabinovich is president of The Israel Institute (Washington, D.C., and Tel Aviv); Global Distinguished Professor, New York University; and Non-Resident Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution. He served as Israel’s ambassador to the United States and chief negotiator with Syria from 1992–1996. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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