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Moshe Dayan

  • Yes, that was Moshe Dayan on ‘Mad Men’

    A few months back, JTA board macher and fellow “Mad Men” fan Danny Krifcher suggested that I write up a column predicting how each of the characters would respond to the Six Day War. It was a fun idea. I gave it some thought, but couldn’t come up with any good ones. So I let… More ▸

  • Knesset Honors Moshe Dayan on 15th Anniversary of Death

    The Knesset took a break from its routine this week to commemorate Moshe Dayan on the 15th anniversary of his death. Dayan, the Israeli military leader and statesman, visibly known for his black eyepatch, was born in 1915 on Kibbutz Deganya near the Sea of Galilee. During World War II, he fought with the British… More ▸

  • Lewis Named First Senior Dayan Fellow at Tau’s Dayan Center

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis has been named the first senior Dayan fellow at Tel Aviv University’s Dayan Center for Middle East and African Studies and will spend four months at the Center during the coming academic year,TAU has announced. Lewis will lecture at the Center and do research for a book during… More ▸

  • Kissinger Pays Tribute to Moshe Dayan As a Principal Architect of the Camp David Accords

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger paid tribute to Moshe Dayan as "a principal architect" of the Camp David accords in a memorial observance held last week at the headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. Speaking in connection with the second anniversary of Dayan’s death, Kissinger said the Israeli soldier and statesman had… More ▸

  • Kissinger to Deliver a Memorial Tribute to Moshe Dayan

    A memorial tribute to Moshe Dayan on the second anniversary of his death will be delivered by Henry Kissinger at the ADL building on September 19. The event will also mark the first appearance in the U.S. of the exhibition “Masada” which includes the last literary work of Dayan, “The Victory of the Vanquished,” and… More ▸

  • Mitterrand to Inaugurate Exhibition of Illustrations for Dayan’s Book

    President Francois Mitterrand is scheduled tomorrow to inaugurate an exhibition of drawings and etchings illustrating the late Moshe Dayan’s book on the battle of Massada, which has been posthumously published in France. It is the first time in recent years that a French President personally will inaugurate such an event. French officials say it is… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Express Grief over the Death of Dayan

    American Jewish leaders expressed grief today over the death from heart attack of Moshe Dayan in Tel Aviv Friday and hailed him as one of the great figures of Israel and the Jewish people. Herschel Blumberg, national chairman, and Irving Bernstein, executive vice president of the United Jewish Appeal, observed that “Few men in this… More ▸