Yitzhak Rabin birthday (1922)

When: March 1, 2018
Summary: March 1, 1922

Event Details

Rabin accomplished a lot during his life, including becoming Chief of Staff and Prime Minister. “Yitzhak Rabin played a dominant role in shaping the country’s military strength after the War of Independence. He took part in devising its military doctrine, and filled a series of senior command positions in the Israel Defense Force. In 1964, he was appointed Army Chief of Staff. Major challenges for the country included absorption of the huge wave of immigrants, uniting the diverse social and cultural groups, strengthening the economy, framing a democratic lifestyle and develop a modern army to protect a small country surrounded by enemies.”