From the Chief Rabbi’s Notebook (L’Eylah)

March 10, 1996
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Issue 41 - printed March 1996

The assassination, by a fellow Jew, of Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin sent shock waves throughout the world. Inevitably I was caught up in the highly emotive environment which surrounded the event, not merely as a private individual but as one who had a responsibility to articulate a public response within the framework of Jewish values. These are some of the words I spoke and wrote at the time, together with recollections and reflections...