Tuesday, September 22nd 2020   |

Today in Israeli History

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Resigns

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert resigns amid charges of corruption and financial improprieties.

The post Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Resigns appeared first on CIE.

Rachel Bluwstein Is Born

Rachel Bluwstein, born in Russia, makes Aliyah in 1909. Bluwstein is considered the “founding mother” of modern Hebrew poetry and is one of the first modern Hebrew poets to write in a conversational style.

The post Rachel Bluwstein Is Born appeared first on CIE.

Rachel Bluwstein Is Born

Rachel Bluwstein, born in Russia, makes Aliyah in 1909. Bluwstein is considered the “founding mother” of modern Hebrew poetry and is one of the first modern Hebrew poets to write in a conversational style.

The post Rachel Bluwstein Is Born appeared first on CIE.

Israel Launches Ofek 1 Satellite

Israel launches its first space satellite, Ofek 1, from an undisclosed location near the Mediterranean Sea.

The post Israel Launches Ofek 1 Satellite appeared first on CIE.

Israel Launches Ofek 1 Satellite

Israel launches its first space satellite, Ofek 1, from an undisclosed location near the Mediterranean Sea.

The post Israel Launches Ofek 1 Satellite appeared first on CIE.

Compulsory Education Law Is Implemented

The Compulsory Education bill, which had been passed on September 12th, enters into law. It mandates that all children between the ages of 5 and 15 attend a state-recognized educational institution.

The post Compulsory Education Law Is Implemented appeared first on CIE.

Israel and Egypt Sign Camp David Accords

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin sign the Camp David Accords under the mediation of President Jimmy Carter.

The post Israel and Egypt Sign Camp David Accords appeared first on CIE.

Dayan and Tuhami Engage in Secret Talks

Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan conducts secret talks with Egyptian Deputy Prime Minister Hassan Tuhami in Morocco.

The post Dayan and Tuhami Engage in Secret Talks appeared first on CIE.

Richard Goldstone Presents UN Report

Judge Richard Goldstone, a South African Jew who had previously served as the chief UN prosecutor in both Yugoslavia and Rwanda, presents his UN-sponsored Report, “Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict.”

The post Richard Goldstone Presents UN Report appeared first on CIE.

Palmach Integrates with IDF

Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion summons dozens of Palmach commanders for a conference. There he announces a plan to dismantle the elite, underground fighting unit and integrate it into the newly established Israel Defense Forces.

The post Palmach Integrates with IDF appeared first on CIE.