Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir Passes Away in Tel Aviv
YNet – Former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir died Saturday in Tel Aviv. He was 96 years old.
Shamir was Israel‘s seventh prime minister and served two terms in office, 1983-1984 and 1986-1992.
“Yitzhak Shamir was a brave warrior for Israel, before and after its inception. He was a great patriot and his enormous contribution will be forever etched in our chronicles,” PresidentShimon Peres said in a statement.