Yigal Amir

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Yigal Amir requests permission to attend son's bar mitzvah

Yigal Amir requests permission to attend son's bar mitzvah

Convicted assassin of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin asks to be allowed to leave prison to attend son's bar mitzvah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2020 16:18
Shin Bet: Even today, Rabin's murderer still poses a security threat

Shin Bet: Even today, Rabin's murderer still poses a security threat

New opinion from Israel Security Agency says Yigal Amir continues to pose a danger to the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2020 06:18
Party aiming to free Yigal Amir to run in March election

Party aiming to free Yigal Amir to run in March election

Mishpat Tzedek party, headed by wife of assassin Yigal Amir, registers to run in upcoming Knesset election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2020 09:16
Will party pushing to free Rabin's assassin Yigal Amir be allowed to run in 2020 election?

Will party pushing to free Rabin's assassin Yigal Amir be allowed to run in 2020 election?

State registrar of political parties okays Knesset run for party seeking to free Yitzhak Rabin's assassin Yigal Amir - on one condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 09:35
MK Stav Shaffir slams 'Free Yigal Amir' party

MK Stav Shaffir slams 'Free Yigal Amir' party

A new party filed a request to run in the upcoming elections. Shaffir claims that the party's main goal is to free Rabin's assassin.Sara Rubenstein, 22/12/2019 21:07
Rabin's murder: The open questions

Rabin's murder: The open questions

Man who has seen documents that not everyone else has seen regarding the Rabin assassination speaks about the facts & unanswered questions.Israel News Talk Radio, 11/11/2019 02:41
'Don't believe insane fringe theories on Rabin assassination'

'Don't believe insane fringe theories on Rabin assassination'

President Rivlin blasts Rabin assassination conspiracy theories. 'Accept the reality and use it to take stock of what happened to us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019 19:15
'Yigal Amir murdered Rabin, turned our nightmares into reality'

'Yigal Amir murdered Rabin, turned our nightmares into reality'

At Rabin memorial, President Rivlin warns of dangerous polarization in Israeli politics. 'Don't let political rivalries turn into hatred.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019 15:28
Rabin's murder: The open questions

Rabin's murder: The open questions

Yigal Amir's wife shares in her Facebook account a new video raising questions about the murder of Rabin 24 years later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 20:28
Dr. Kedar still insists: Yigal Amir didn't murder Rabin

Dr. Kedar still insists: Yigal Amir didn't murder Rabin

Kedar says that his claim is based on facts that contradict the official version, most notably the gunshot wounds in Rabin's bodyArutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2019 21:09
Brother of Rabin's assassin responds to 'conspiracy' storm

Brother of Rabin's assassin responds to 'conspiracy' storm

Yigal Amir's brother, Hagai, responds to storm triggered by Dr. Moti Kedar: 'All kinds of documents indicate involvement of others.'Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2019 10:18
Poll: 20% of Israelis support pardon for Yigal Amir

Poll: 20% of Israelis support pardon for Yigal Amir

40% of Israelis believe political discourse in Israel is more violent now than it was at the time of Rabin's assassination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 21:20
Kedar summoned to disciplinary committee over Rabin claims

Kedar summoned to disciplinary committee over Rabin claims

Bar-Ilan University summons Dr. Mordechai Kedar to disciplinary committee over his claim Yigar Amir did not kill PM Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 15:18
Bar-Ilan U. drops Dr. Kedar from trip over Yigal Amir comments

Bar-Ilan U. drops Dr. Kedar from trip over Yigal Amir comments

Dr. Mordechai Kedar barred from representing Bar-Ilan University on planned South America trip after he denied Yigal Amir murdered Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 13:57
Netanyahu condemns claims Yigal Amir not Yitzhak Rabin's killer

Netanyahu condemns claims Yigal Amir not Yitzhak Rabin's killer

Prime Minister pushes back on claims by Professor Mordechai Kedar that someone other than Yigal Amir murdered Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 12:47
Mordechai Kedar: Yigal Amir didn't kill Yitzhak Rabin

Mordechai Kedar: Yigal Amir didn't kill Yitzhak Rabin

Prominent Israeli scholar Mordechai Kedar denies Yigal Amir murdered Yitzhak Rabin, claims political conspiracy to assassinate the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 11:12
Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Amir's rights were taken away due to a phone call in which he tried to convince a rap star to join a political party for his release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2019 21:23
Film on Rabin's murderer wins award for best film

Film on Rabin's murderer wins award for best film

"Yamim Noraim", which describes Rabin's assassination from the perspective of the murderer, wins award for Best Film at the Ophir Awards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 00:09
Yigal Amir appears at High Court following petition

Yigal Amir appears at High Court following petition

Yigal Amir, who's serving a life sentence for the murder of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin filed an urgent petition due to 'denial of rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2019 18:21
Why did Yigal Amir reach out to a rapper?

Why did Yigal Amir reach out to a rapper?

Israeli rapper receives unexpected phone call from Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, Yigal Amir.David Rosenberg, 07/08/2019 11:07
'Paving the way for the next Yigal Amir'

'Paving the way for the next Yigal Amir'

Major (Res.) Yaya Fink accuses Shaked and national-religious rabbis of paving way for the 'next Yigal Amir'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2019 19:22
Yigal Amir: 'No regrets'

Yigal Amir: 'No regrets'

Channel 20 to publish quotes from Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's killer.Mordechai Sones, 02/12/2018 12:15
Bennett: Rabin memorial a disgrace

Bennett: Rabin memorial a disgrace

After Likud MK Tzachi Hanegbi loudly booed during speech, Bennett says memorial rally deteriorated into a 'shameful leftist demonstration'.Tzvi Lev, 03/11/2018 21:28
Lapid: Not all of the right-wing murdered Rabin

Lapid: Not all of the right-wing murdered Rabin

Catcalls and boos at Yitzchak Rabin memorial rally after Lapid says that "not all of the right-wing killed Rabin".Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2018 20:56
Massive Rabin memorial rally to take place in Tel Aviv

Massive Rabin memorial rally to take place in Tel Aviv

Tens of thousands of Israelis expected to throng Tel Aviv in a rally marking 23 years since former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin's death.Tzvi Lev, 03/11/2018 18:13
Rabin assassin Yigal Amir files request for retrial

Rabin assassin Yigal Amir files request for retrial

22 years after Prime Minister's assassination, Yigal Amir calls for retrial.JTA, 26/11/2017 20:50
Yigal Amir's wife: Over 18 conclusive proofs

Yigal Amir's wife: Over 18 conclusive proofs

Wife of confessed Rabin murderer quotes letter of group currently formulating retrial request in Switzerland.Mordechai Sones, 19/11/2017 11:38
'Yigal Amir will sit in jail for the rest of his life'

'Yigal Amir will sit in jail for the rest of his life'

Justice Minister addresses request of retrial for Yigal Amir and the lies of Breaking the Silence spokesman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2017 08:47
Retrial for former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassin?

Retrial for former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassin?

Wife of Yigal Amir says a team will handle the process of requesting a retrial, no info will be provided to Israeli media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2017 19:28
'I almost killed Yigal Amir'

'I almost killed Yigal Amir'

Shin Bet agent recalls the moments after Rabin assassination when he almost gunned down Rabin's assassin, Yigal Amir.David Rosenberg, 14/11/2016 13:53
'Yigal Amir acted from 'Reform' motives'

'Yigal Amir acted from 'Reform' motives'

Haredi newspaper claims that Yigal Amir acted from motives similar to those of Reform movement when he murdered Prime Minister Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2016 09:53
Amir's wife: Rabin assassination not political

Amir's wife: Rabin assassination not political

Wife of Rabin assassin says murder was not political because goal was not to change government but to stop Oslo Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2016 16:31
Yitzhak Rabin's personal guard almost shot Amir

Yitzhak Rabin's personal guard almost shot Amir

Twenty years after the murder, Rabin's personal security guard reveals he felt the urge to shoot Amir at the scene.Cynthia Blank, 04/11/2015 21:32
'No fear for my life, I fear for the democracy'

'No fear for my life, I fear for the democracy'

President Reuven Rivlin dismisses threats made against him by brother of Yitzhak Rabin's assassin.Cynthia Blank, 28/10/2015 19:30
Yigal Amir's brother arrested for Facebook post

Yigal Amir's brother arrested for Facebook post

Haggai Amir, 46, detained for threatening Reuven Rivlin over declaration never to pardon Yigal for Rabin assassination.Tova Dvorin, 28/10/2015 08:28
Rivlin to announce: I will never pardon Yigal Amir

Rivlin to announce: I will never pardon Yigal Amir

In speech at memorial ceremony for Yitzhak Rabin on Sunday, President expected to draw red line on assassin's release.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 25/10/2015 10:00
Shabak Agent's New Book on the Rabin Assassination

Shabak Agent's New Book on the Rabin Assassination

Book claims to tell 'story that has not yet been told;' critics say it simply raises even more questions about what really happened.Hillel Fendel, 17/08/2015 13:23
Leftist Director: Regev a Threat to Bibi's Rule

Leftist Director: Regev a Threat to Bibi's Rule

Dror Moreh, director of 'The Gatekeepers' argues Regev is running around like 'elephant in a china shop' and has no understanding her job.Cynthia Blank, 18/06/2015 13:13
Filmmakers Up in Arms Over Amir Movie Pullout

Filmmakers Up in Arms Over Amir Movie Pullout

One film critic asserts Jerusalem Film Festival founder would have told Regev to 'go to hell,' while current directors bow to her pressure.Cynthia Blank, 18/06/2015 10:42
Jerusalem Film Festival Cancels Yigal Amir Movie

Jerusalem Film Festival Cancels Yigal Amir Movie

Festival directors reach compromise with Culture Minister Miri Regev after she threatens to cut funding - but say critics have it all wrong.Ari Soffer, 16/06/2015 22:10
Soldier Arrested for Incitement to Violence

Soldier Arrested for Incitement to Violence

IDF soldier arrested Monday for incitement: 'If a leftist comes to power...I will become the next Yigal Amir,' he wrote on Facebook.Ido Ben Porat, 16/03/2015 18:52
Man Who Helped Kill Rabin: No Regrets

Man Who Helped Kill Rabin: No Regrets

Hagai Amir helped his brother plan to murder the Prime Minister. ‘I don’t regret it… We knew what we were doing,’ he says.Maayana Miskin, 03/11/2013 12:01
Peres: Yigal Amir will Rot in Jail

Peres: Yigal Amir will Rot in Jail

President Peres visits prisoners, says one prisoner in particular will never be forgiven. Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2013 16:42
Likud Launches Last-Minute 'Yigal Amir' Campaign

Likud Launches Last-Minute 'Yigal Amir' Campaign

Likud's latest campaign aims to discourage voters from electing Bayit Yehudi because of Yigal Amir's endorsement of Bennett.Elad Benari, 22/01/2013 05:15
Bennett: Yigal Amir Endorsement is Irrelevant

Bennett: Yigal Amir Endorsement is Irrelevant

Bennett responded to reports that Yigal Amir, PM Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, endorses his party and is encouraging others to vote as well.Annie Lubin, 18/01/2013 00:46
Yigal Amir Freed from Solitary Confinement

Yigal Amir Freed from Solitary Confinement

Yigal Amir, serving life in prison for murdering Prime Minister Rabin, has won for the first time freedom from solitary confinement.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/07/2012 14:18
'Find Rabin's Second Shooter'

'Find Rabin's Second Shooter'

Was Rabin's assassination an ISA plot? The Committee for the Reinvestigation of the Rabin Murder presents evidence which suggests that.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 07/11/2011 00:13
Amir Appeals to High Court

Amir Appeals to High Court

Yigal Amir appealed on Thursday a ruling of a Petah Tikvah District Court saying he must remain in solitary confinement.Gabe Kahn., 06/05/2011 00:16
Amir Remains in Solitary

Amir Remains in Solitary

Court says convicted Rabin assassin poses a danger because he could 'spread his vile creed' among other inmatesGil Ronen, 07/12/2010 12:36
No Retrial for Har-Shefi

No Retrial for Har-Shefi

State Attorney rejects requests to clear the name of woman who was accused of knowing about Rabin murder plot. NGOs: decision is shameful.Gil Ronen, 17/10/2010 22:20
Yigal Amir Appeals for Minyan

Yigal Amir Appeals for Minyan

Yigal Amir, convicted assassin of PM Yitzchak Rabin, has asked to be allowed to pray with a minyan (quorum) after 15 years in solitary confinement.Maayana Miskin, 26/07/2010 15:53
Professor: Yigal Amir in Danger

Professor: Yigal Amir in Danger

Professor Aryeh Zaritsky, part of an independent investigation into the Rabin assassination, warns that Yigal Amir's life is in danger.Maayana Miskin, 31/10/2009 19:40