A new museum devoted to Yasser Arafat reflects Palestinian nostalgia — and discontent
Los Angeles Times
A dozen years after the death of Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian Authority is opening a museum honoring the founder of the Palestinian movement for political sovereignty. The $7-million Yasser Arafat Museum sits next to the personal quarters where ...
Shimon Peres: The Peacemaker Who Wasn't
New York Times
In 1994, along with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat, he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. It was during this period that I first met Mr. Peres, after I helped to initiate contact between Israel and the P.L.O., along with the Israeli ...
In Shimon Peres, Israel has lost a founding father and voice of reason
The transformation of Szymon Perski from Vishnyeva in Belarus into Shimon Peres, a founding father of the state of Israel, is a reflection of how the Jews have moved from the margins of history to its mainstream after two millennia of dispersion and ...
Bill Clinton's unfinished business in Israel
Former President Clinton presides over ceremonies marking the signing of the 1993 peace accord between Israel and the Palestinians on the White House lawn with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, left, and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat, right | J. David ...