Israel in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 553

  • 1955-07-19 Yarkon Water Project opens to supply water to Negev desert in Israel
  • 1955-07-27 Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die
  • 1955-08-07 Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel
  • 1955-09-01 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel

Historic Event

1956-06-17 Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister

  • 1956-10-29 Suez Crisis erupts into war as Israel invades the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula, to be followed by a planned airborne assault by France and Britain
  • 1956-10-30 Israel captures Egyptian military post at El-Thamad
  • 1956-10-31 Britain and France join Israeli forces in Egypt and begin to bomb Egypt to reopen Suez Canal
  • 1956-11-03 Suez Crisis: After several days of fighting, Israeli forces capture the Gaza Strip
  • 1956-11-05 Israel liberates Sharm-el-Sheikh, reopening Gulf of Aqaba
  • 1956-11-06 Suez Crisis: British Royal Marines storm Port Said in Egypt amid growing domestic and international opposition to the Anglo-French-Israeli military operation
  • 1956-12-18 Israeli flag hoisted on Mount Sinai
  • 1957-01-22 Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula
  • 1957-02-02 UN adopts a resolution calling for Israeli troops to leave Egypt
  • 1957-03-08 Egypt reopens the Suez Canal after Israel withdraws from occupied Egyptian territory
  • 1957-03-08 Israeli troops leave Egypt
  • 1957-10-29 Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)
  • 1957-12-09 1st Japanese ambassador to Israel
  • 1957-12-30 Israeli government of Ben-Gurion, resigns

Historic Event

1958-01-26 H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense

Historic Event

1960-05-23 Israel announces capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina

Historic Event

1963-05-08 U.S. President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance against aggression from its neighbors

Music History

1963-09-01 Cliff Richard and the Shadows 1st British rock group to perform in Israel

  • 1963-10-12 Archaeological digs begin at Masada, Israel

Music Premiere

1963-12-10 Leonard Bernstein premieres his Third Symphony "Kaddish" with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, in Tel Aviv, Israel

Papal Visit

1964-01-05 Pope Paul VI visits Jordan & Israel

  • 1964-12-20 Levi Eshkol forms 12th Israeli government
  • 1965-03-14 Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
  • 1965-05-12 Israel and West Germany establish diplomatic relations with an exchange of letters
  • 1965-05-13 Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1965-07-11 Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion
  • 1965-07-14 Israeli Jordanian border fights
  • 1965-11-21 1st freighter arrives in Ashdod Port, Israel
  • 1966-12-10 Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature
  • 1967-04-07 Israeli Syrian border fights
  • 1967-05-11 "Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC for 14 performances
  • 1967-05-21 "Sing, Israel Sing" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 14 performances

Historic Event

1967-05-22 Egyptian President Nasser closes the Straits of Tiran to Israel

Six-Day War

1967-06-05 Six-Day War begins between Israel and the neighboring Arab states of Egypt, Jordan and Syria

  • 1967-06-06 Israeli troops occupy Gaza during second day of the Six-Day War
  • 1967-06-07 Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem
  • 1967-06-08 Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen
  • 1967-06-09 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal
  • 1967-06-10 Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help
  • 1967-06-10 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1967-06-28 Israel annexes East Jerusalem
  • 1967-06-29 Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem
  • 1967-10-21 Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • 1967-11-22 UN Security council passes resolution 242; Israel must give back occupied land
  • 1968-01-26 Israeli submarine Dakar sinks in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die
  • 1968-02-11 Israeli-Jordan border fight
  • 1968-03-21 Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
  • 1968-05-02 Israeli television begins transmitting
  • 1968-07-02 An El Al Israeli airliner is hijacked and diverted to Algeria by three armed members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
  • 1968-07-08 Israeli-Egyptian artillery duel along Suez Canal
  • 1968-12-28 Israeli assault on Beirut Airport
  • 1968-12-29 Israeli commandos destroy 13 Lebanese airplanes
  • 1969-01-04 France begins arms embargo against Israel
  • 1969-03-17 Golda Meir becomes Israel's 4th Prime Minister, the first and only female to hold the office
  • 1969-12-25 5 Israeli gunboats escape from Cherbourg harbor
  • 1970-09-11 Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine members release majority of 310 hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings, near Zarqa, Jordan; 56 hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25

Historic Event

1972-04-02 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin visits Cairo

Historic Event

1972-06-07 West German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel

  • 1972-09-05 11 Israeli athletes taken hostage and later killed by Palestinian Black September group at the Munich Olympics
  • 1972-09-06 Summer Olympics resume in Munich, Germany after massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by Black September Palestinian terrorist organization
  • 1972-09-19 A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
  • 1972-10-02 "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1972-10-08 "From Israel with Love" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1973-01-05 Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1973-02-04 Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled
  • 1973-02-21 Israeli fighters shoot Libyan aircraft down, killing 108
  • 1973-07-09 9th Maccabiah games opens in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1973-09-05 Conference of less developed countries approves forming "producers' associations" and calls for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied Arab lands
  • 1973-09-13 Syrian-Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
  • 1973-09-14 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
  • 1973-10-06 Yom Kippur War begins as Syria & Egypt attack Israel
  • 1973-10-09 Israel announces loss of Bar-Lev defense line in Suez Canal
  • 1973-10-12 Israeli counter offensive in southern Syria

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 261

  • 1932-07-01 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist and military correspondent for Haaretz, born in Lille, France (d. 2007)
  • 1932-08-11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • 1933-01-21 Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam

Sheldon Adelson

1933-08-04 Sheldon Adelson, American business magnate (CEO of Las Vegas Sands casino company) and major political donor to the GOP and Israel, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2021) [1]

Daniel Kahneman

1934-03-05 Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist and Nobel laureate (2002), born in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 1934-12-12 Habib Hassan Touma, Palestinian composer, born in Nazareth, Israel (d. 1998)
  • 1935-01-07 Noam Sheriff, Israeli composer, born in Ramat Gan, Israel (d. 2018)
  • 1935-01-18 Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister, born in Kfar Vitkin, Israel (d. 2007)
  • 1935-06-30 [Jacob] "Jack" Rosenthal, American journalist and government official, born in Tel Aviv, Israel (d. 2017)
  • 1935-09-04 Ora Bat Chaim, Israeli cellist and composer born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • 1935-09-09 [Chaim] Topol, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1935-12-08 Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Israeli chess player (Women's Soviet Chess Championship 1960, 62, 63), born in Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR (d. 2017)
  • 1936-01-13 Ami Maayani, Israeli composer and conductor, born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • 1936-03-10 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli-Dutch mime artist and actor (King)
  • 1936-04-02 Shaul Ladany, Israeli race walker (world record 50-mile walk 7:23:50 1972; World C'ships gold 100km walk 9:31:00 1972), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1936-04-29 Zubin Mehta, Indian conductor (Israel Philharmonic, 1977-2019; NY Philharmonic, 1978-91), born in 84) Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • 1936-05-31 Zevulun Hammer, Israeli politician, minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel (1996-98), born in Haifa, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1998)
  • 1936-08-10 Chuck Israels, American jazz double bassist, composer (Bill Evans Trio), arranger, and band leader, born in New York City
  • 1936-11-17 Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)
  • 1937-03-16 Amos Tversky, Israeli cognitive and mathematical psychologist, born in Haifa, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1996)
  • 1937-12-31 Avram Hershko, Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, born in Karcag, Hungary
  • 1939-05-04 Amos Oz, Israeli author (My Michael), born in Jerusalem
  • 1939-07-22 Gila Almagor, Israeli actress
  • 1939-10-24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • 1939-12-02 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician, born in Nahalal, Israel
  • 1940-04-05 Aliza Kashi, Israeli actress and singer (Merv Griffin regular), born in Israel
  • 1940-08-03 Joseph Dorfman, Israeli composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 2006)
  • 1941-06-13 Esther Ofarim, Israeli pop singer ("T'en vas pas"; "Cinderella Rockerfella"), born in Safed, British Palestine
  • 1942-02-12 Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel
  • 1942-07-16 Desmond Dekker, Jamaican reggae pioneer (Aces - "Israelites"), born in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica (d. 2006)
  • 1942-10-12 Daliah Lavi [Levinbuck], Israeli actress (Casino Royale; Lord Jim), and singer, born in Haifa, British Palestine (d. 2017)
  • 1942-11-15 Daniel Barenboim, Argentine-Israeli-Palestinian-Spanish concert pianist and conductor (Orchestre de Paris, 1975-89; Chicago Symphony, 1991-2006; Staatskapelle and Berlin Opera, 1992-present), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1943-02-14 Israël "Ischa" Meijer, Dutch journalist, critic and author (Een Dik Uur Ischa, Boezemvriend), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1943-07-22 Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)
  • 1943-08-24 Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent, born in Ness Ziona, Israel
  • 1944-03-18 Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)
  • 1944-10-15 Haim Saban, Israeli-American media proprietor (Saban Entertainment), born in Alexandria, Kingdom of Egypt
  • 1945-05-14 Yochanan Vollach, Israeli footballer and president of Maccabi Haifa
  • 1945-07-01 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-08-31 Itzhak Perlman, Israeli Grammy Award-winning violinist, and polio survivor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1945-09-30 Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel
  • 1945-11-23 Assaf Dayan, Israeli director and actor (Operation Thunderbolt), born in Nahalal, Mandatory Palestine (d. 2014)
  • 1946-03-13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)

Uri Geller

1946-12-20 Uri Geller, Israeli magician and psychic known for bending forks, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 1947-02-01 Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer, born in Famagusta, Cyprus (d. 1975)
  • 1947-05-01 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), born in Mexico City (d. 2015)
  • 1947-10-01 Aaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist
  • 1948-01-20 Natan Sharansky, Israeli politician & human rights activist, born in Donetsk, Ukraine
  • 1948-05-06 Jacques Israelievitch, French Canadian classical violinist, concertmaster (St. Louis Symphony, 1978-88; Toronto Symphony, 1988-2008), and music director (Koffler Chamber Orchestra, 2005-14), born in Cannes, France (d. 2015)
  • 1948-07-16 Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli-American violinist (Leventritt Prize, 1967), conductor (St. Paul Chamber, 1980-87; National Arts Centre (Canada), 1999-2015), and pedagogue, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1949-08-25 Gene Simmons [Chaim Witz], Israeli-American rock guitarist (KISS, Rock and Roll All Nite), born in Tirat Carmel, Israel
  • 1949-11-26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli folk-rock singer-songwriter ("Yareakh" / "Moon"), born in Alonei Abba, Israel
  • 1949-11-28 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
  • 1950-01-12 Dorrit Moussaieff, Israeli jewellery designer & businesswoman, born in Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1950-01-27 Amos Grunebaum, Israeli-born physician
  • 1950-06-25 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1950-10-11 Amos Gitai, Israeli filmmaker (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder), born in Haifa, Israel
  • 1951-03-24 Earl Williams, American-Israeli NBA player, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-11-13 Boaz Vaadia, Israeli-born sculptor who worked in America, born in Gat Rimon (d. 2017)
  • 1952-06-09 Uzi Hitman, Israeli pop and world music singer-songwriter, and TV personality, born in Giv'at Shmuel, Israel (d. 2004)
  • 1953-02-11 Yitzhak "Vicky" Peretz, Israeli soccer striker (40 caps; Maccabi Tel Aviv, Strasbourg, Rennes), born in Kfar Saba, Israel (d. 2021)
  • 1953-04-22 Steve Bond, Haifa Israel, actor (General Hospital, To Die For)
  • 1953-12-29 Gali Atari, Israeli pop singer (Milk And Honey) and actress, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • 1954-06-20 Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)
  • 1954-07-15 Boris Polak, Israel, Men's 50M Free Rifle 3 Positions (Olympic 20-1996)
  • 1954-10-13 Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear technician and peace activist, born in Marrakesh, French Morocco
  • 1957-07-07 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact), born in İzmir, Turkey
  • 1957-08-19 Darby Hinton, American actor (Daniel Boone - "Israel"; Days Of Our Lives - "Ian"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1957-11-19 Ofra Haza, Yemeni-Israeli singer, born in Tel Aviv, Israel (d. 2000)
  • 1958-04-10 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born Israeli-American concert pianist, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • 1958-05-05 Ron Arad, Israeli Air Force weapon systems officer (WSO) who is officially classified as missing in action since October 1986, born in Hod HaSharon, Israel
  • 1958-05-30 Steve Israel, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives (D-New York)
  • 1958-06-01 Ahron Bregman, Israeli journalist
  • 1958-07-08 Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician, born in Tel Aviv
  • 1959-02-17 Aryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician
  • 1959-05-20 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Native Hawaiian singer, songwriter ("Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World"), and Hawaiian sovereignty advocate, born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 1997)
  • 1959-06-09 Benny Gantz, Israeli soldier, politician and Alternate Prime Minister of Israel (Blue and White: 2020-), born in Kfar Ahim, Israel
  • 1959-10-25 Marina Minkin, Israeli harpsichordist and teacher (Ad Libitum Ensemble), born in Ukraine
  • 1960-09-18 Joshua Angrist, Israeli-American economist (2021 Nobel Prize for Economics), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1961-06-06 Nir Brand, Israeli conductor and musician, born in Beersheba, Israel
  • 1962-04-13 Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (What Is This?, 1980-85; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1982-87), born in Haifa, Israel (d. 1988)
  • 1962-10-14 Shahar Perkiss, Israeli tennis player, born in Haifa, Israel
  • 1963-06-09 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli-British jazz saxophonist, accordion player, bandleader, and author (The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1963-08-15 Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-09-17 Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator, born in Petah Tikva, Israel
  • 1963-10-11 Ronny Rosenthal, Israeli footballer (Israel national football team), born in Haifa, Israel
  • 1964-02-10 Arthur Lenk, Israeli diplomat, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1965-01-04 Yvan Attal, French actor and director, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1965-07-05 Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist (88 Fingers), born in Israel
  • 1966-02-13 Tally Chanel, Israeli actress (Warrior Queen), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1966-06-23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel
  • 1966-10-24 Roman Abramovich, Russian-Israeli oil magnate, born in Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • 1967-04-27 Aki Avni, Israeli entertainer and TV host, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • 1967-05-01 Yael Arad, Israeli middleweight judoka (first Israeli to win an Olympic medal - silver 1996), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1967-05-20 Beate Reinstadler, Stuttgart Ger, tennis star (1989 Futures Israel)
  • 1967-05-21 Rogel Nachum, Israeli Men's triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-02-05 Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1969-03-16 Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)
  • 1969-04-25 Nir Shental, Israeli Men's 470 sailor (Olympic 15th-1996), born in Jaffa, Israel

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

  • 2006-05-11 Yossi Banai, Israeli pop and cabaret singer, and actor dies of cancer at 74
  • 2006-05-25 Desmond Dekker, Jamaican reggae pioneer (Aces - "Israelites"), dies at 64
  • 2006-08-26 Josef Hadar, Israeli violinist and composer (Evening of Roses), dies at 79
  • 2006-12-16 Pnina Salzman, Israeli pianist (b. 1922)
  • 2007-01-02 Teddy Kollek, Israeli politician (Mayor of Jerusalem), dies at 95
  • 2007-05-09 Jacob Gilboa, Israeli composer, dies at 87
  • 2007-06-19 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist and military correspondent for Haaretz, dies at 74
  • 2008-02-15 Amnon Netzer, Iranian-Israeli historian (b. 1934)
  • 2008-04-12 Jerry Zucker, Israeli-born American businessman (b. 1949)
  • 2008-06-01 Tommy Lapid, Israeli journalist and politician (b. 1931)
  • 2008-08-25 Josef Tal, Israel composer (Israeli art music), dies at 97
  • 2010-05-15 Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar, dies at 81
  • 2010-10-28 Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934)
  • 2010-12-09 Dov Shilansky, Israeli politician (b. 1924)
  • 2011-04-04 Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist, assassinated at 52
  • 2011-05-05 Yosef Merimovich, Israeli football player, 1948-58, and manager, 1958-89, dies at 86
  • 2011-05-22 Ze'ev Wolfgang Steinberg, Israeli violist and composer, dies at 92
  • 2011-12-25 Israel Baker, American concert and session violinist (NBC Symphony; Paramount Studios Orchestra), dies at 92
  • 2012-01-01 Yafa Yarkoni, Israeli Singer, dies after years of Alzheimer's disease at 86
  • 2012-03-19 Israel "Ulu" Grosbard, Belgian-born American actor and director (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love), dies at 83

Yitzhak Shamir

2012-06-30 Yitzḥak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister (1983–84, 1986–1992) and Zionist, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 96

  • 2012-12-02 Israel Keyes, American serial killer, commits suicide awaiting trial at 34
  • 2012-12-19 Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader, dies from cancer at 68
  • 2012-12-28 Emmanuel Scheffer, Israeli soccer coach (Israel 1968–70, 78–79; only World Cup appearance 1970), dies at 88
  • 2014-01-11 Ariel Sharon, Israeli politician and general, Prime Minister of Israel (2001-2006), dies from heart failure at 85
  • 2014-05-01 Assaf Dayan, Israeli actor (He Walked Through the Fields), dies at 68
  • 2014-07-25 Salah Abu Hassanein, leader of Islamic Jihad's military wing, dies in Israeli airstrike
  • 2014-08-27 Yehezkel Braun, Israeli composer (Shir ha-shirim), dies of natural causes at 92
  • 2014-12-10 Ziad Abu Ein, Palestinian government minister, killed in confrontation with Israeli troops at protest on West Bank
  • 2015-08-16 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • 2015-08-23 Asher Ben-Yohanan, Israeli composer, dies at 86
  • 2015-09-05 Jacques Israelievitch, French Canadian classical violinist, concertmaster (St. Louis Symphony, 1978-88; Toronto Symphony, 1988-2008), and music director (Koffler Chamber Orchestra, 2005-14), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • 2015-11-06 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), dies at 94
  • 2015-11-30 Marcus Klingburg, Israeli soviet spy and epidemiologist, dies at 97

Shimon Peres

2016-09-28 Shimon Peres [Szymon Perski], Polish-Israeli Labor Party politician (President. 2007-14; Prime Minister, 1984-86 and 1995-96; Foreign Minister, 1986-88, 1992-95, and 2001-02), and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1994), dies of a stroke at 93

  • 2017-02-25 Boaz Vaadia, Israeli-born sculptor who worked in America, dies of cancer at 65
  • 2017-05-03 Daliah Lavi [Levinbuck], Israeli actress (Casino Royale: Lord Jim), and singer, dies at 74
  • 2017-07-02 Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Israeli chess player (Women's Soviet Chess Championship 1960, 62, 63), dies at 81
  • 2018-08-03 Moshe Mizrahi, Israeli film director (Madame Rosa), dies of pneumonia at 86
  • 2019-01-25 Meshulam Riklis, Turkish-born Israeli businessman and husband of Pia Zadora, dies at 95
  • 2019-03-22 Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 95
  • 2020-12-24 Ivry Gitlis, Israeli classical violin virtuoso, dies at 98

Sheldon Adelson

2021-01-11 Sheldon Adelson, American business magnate (CEO of Las Vegas Sands casino company) and major political donor to the GOP and Israel, dies at 87 [1]

  • 2021-06-29 Yitzhak "Vicky" Peretz, Israeli soccer striker (40 caps; Maccabi Tel Aviv, Strasbourg, Rennes), dies at 68