Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Wadi Araba Border Crossing (Arabic: , Hebrew: - ) is an international border crossing between Aqaba, Jordan and Eilat, Israel. Opened on August 8, 1994, it is currently one of three entry/exit points between the two countries that handles tourists. In February 2006, the Israelis renamed their border terminal to Yitzhak Rabin Terminal (Hebrew: ), after the late Prime Minister.The terminal is open from 6:30 to 20:00, Sunday through Thursday, and from 8:00 to 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, every day of the year except for the holidays of the Islamic New Year and Yom Kippur.
The Political-Security Cabinet is a narrow forum of 'Inner Cabinet' within the Israeli Cabinet, headed by the Prime Minister of Israel, with the purpose of outlining a foreign and defense policy and implementing it. This smaller forum of the cabinet members, is designated to coordinate the diplomatic negotiations, and in times of crisis, especially war, it is designed to make quick and effective decisions. The idea of establishing a Security Cabinet was initially part of the Centre Party party's platform of 1999 election, chaired by Yitzhak Mordechai. The party offered a new security plan, in which a Security Cabinet will be established for the purpose of implementing an affective peace and security plan.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Highway 6 widely known as the Trans-Israel Highway or Cross-Israel Highway is a major electronic toll highway in Israel. The highway was officially dedicated as the Yitzhak Rabin Highway , though this name is not commonly used. It started operating in the early 2000s and is being lengthened as construction proceeds on newer sections. As of 2009, parts of it are still under construction and the northern terminus was extended to the Ein Tut Interchange on July 20, 2009 where the highway now merges into Highway 70 heading northwards.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Rabin Square (Hebrew: , Kikar Rabin ), previously Kings of Israel Square (Hebrew: , Kikar Malkhey Yisrael ), is the largest open public city square in central Tel Aviv, Israel. It is known for holding many political rallies, parades, and other public events. The square was re-named to ''Rabin square'' in 1995, following of the assassination of then Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin. The square is surrounded by the city hall building to the north (designed by the architect Menachem Cohen), Ibn Gabirol Street to the east, Frischmann Street to the south and Hen Boulevard to the west, it was designed alongside the City Hall in 1964 by the architects Yaski and Alexandroni.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Rabin Pre-Military Academy (full name: - " , HaMekhina HaKdam-Tzva''it LeHakhsharat Manhigut Hevratit Al Shem Yitzhak Rabin The Pre-army Preparatory Program for Training Social Leadership, named for Yitzhak Rabin) is a secular mechinah for high-school graduates in Israel, located at the Oranim College in the Western Galilee. Founded in 1998, the program features intensive studies in a range of subjects focusing on the sociopolitics of Israel, its history focusing on the pre-state pioneering settlers, Jewish studies, and humanistic-ideological aspects of current events, as well as personal development. The studies are combined with volunteer service in the public school system of outlying communities. The 10-month residential program defers compulsory military service in the framework of the post-secondary "year of service" (sh''nat sherut), after which its graduates are inducted into the Israel Defense Forces. The academy was founded and still directed by Danny Zamir who is a deputy battalion commander in the reserves.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Yadlin Affair refers to a political corruption scandal that broke in Israel in 1976, involving senior members of the Labor Party (then the major faction in the Alignment). It is often seen as one of the reasons for the "revolution" of the 1977 elections. In 1976, Haolam Hazeh began publishing investigations regarding illegitimate financial transactions concerning senior members of the labor movement and the party funds. The names mentioned included Asher Yadlin, who was about to be appointed Governor of the Bank of Israel. Yadlin was known to be a gambling buff (favoring the Las Vegas roulette table) with an eye for pretty women, He was also a major fund raiser for the Labor Party, since 1973, he has headed Israel''s huge Kupat Holim health-insurance program. The reports also mentioned Avraham Ofer, Yitzhak Rabin''s Minister of Housing. The investigations suggested bribery, and the reporter Yigal Laviv pressed charges
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Yahad was a centrist political party in Israel. It is not connected with the modern Meretz-Yahad party. The party was formed by Ezer Weizman prior to the 1984 elections. Weizman had previously been an MK for Likud during the ninth Knesset, but had been ejected from the party after taking dovish positions on disputes concerning the peace process and settlements in the West Bank and for considering forming a new party with Moshe Dayan. The party managed to win three seats in the election, taken by Weizman, Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and Shlomo Amar. They were invited to join Yitzhak Shamir''s coalition government, and Weizman became Minister without Portfolio.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles!The Volcani Institute of Agricultural Research (Hebrew: ) is an agricultural research center in Beit Dagan, Israel. The Volcani Institute is named for its founder and director for 30 years, Yitzhak Elazari Volcani. It was the first agricultural research institution in Palestine. It began as an agricultural experimental station in Ben Shemen. In a proposal to Chaim Weizmann, then President of the Zionist Organization, and Arthur Ruppin, then head of the Settlement Department, the Zionist Executive called for the establishment of an institution to foster the development of agriculture in the Jewish state.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Linda Gradstein is a freelance reporter in Israel who regularly reports for PRI's The World and AOL News and who occasionally reports for other venues such as Slate. Gradstein was the Israel correspondent for NPR News from 1990 until 2009. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Persian Gulf War.