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Yitzhak Shamir's Good, Great Life

midfielder2 Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 9:49 AM
I wish that these anti-semitic morons would fihure out that as soon as 99% of the readers see what drivel they're posting we just scroll past everything that we see their names on. I went through 2 of rvn's posts and now I'm going to another site.
There was something about Yitzhak Shamir, Israel's seventh prime minister who passed away last Saturday, that made you feel shy, in awe when you stood in his presence. In his eulogy at Sunday morning's cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu noted that Shamir "didn't radiate charisma. He simply radiated inner strength."

Shamir, the diminutive, taciturn leader, was a strong man. And Netanyahu was absolutely right, Shamir's strength owed to his commitment to his convictions. What motivated him to act were not external conditions, but an internal compass, an internal call to devote his life to the Jewish people and...