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July 12, 2015 9:23 am

Documentary About Rabin Assassin Sparks Outrage in Israel

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Former Israeli President Yitzhak Rabin in 1986. Photo: Sgt. Robert G. Clambus via Wikimedia Commons.

Former Israeli President Yitzhak Rabin in 1986. Photo: Sgt. Robert G. Clambus via Wikimedia Commons.

AP – A new documentary has set off an uproar in Israel for its peek into the family life of the country’s most reviled prisoner — the man who assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin nearly 20 years ago.

Despite an effort by Israel’s culture minister to sideline the film, audiences packed a hall this week for back-to-back screenings of “Beyond the Fear.” The film explores the thorny drama of a Moscow-born intellectual who married assassin Yigal Amir after he was sentenced to life in prison and, following a court battle for a conjugal visit, gave birth to their son in 2007.

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