Song of Peace
Author says, we explore the three key facts of the conspiracy.
a) That Rabin was unwounded when entering the limousine, the testimony of key
witness Miriam Oren
On November 4th, 1995 Yitzak Rabin miraculously survived a ruthless triple assassination attempt on his life when security officers at the Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv disarmed Yoram Rubin, the Israeli Prime Minister's own bodyguard.
At 9.30pm Rabin left a mass rally in Tel Aviv in support of the Oslo process where he had been singing Shir LaShalom (literally Song for Peace) with Israeli singer Miri Aloni. At the Kikar Malkhei Yisrael (Kings of Israel Square), a former Hesder student and Orthodox far-right law student at Bar-Ilan University, Yigal Amir (pictured), fired three shots at the Prime Minister. Watch the Youtube Clip
An unidentified witness shouted, It's nothing ... they're blanks. It's a toy gun . A Shin Bet (secret service) agent testified that I heard a policeman shout to people to calm down. The shot is a blank. I heard no cries of pain from the prime minister or his bodyguard and detected no signs of blood whatsoever .
The Prime Minister's wife, Leah Rabin stated that a security guard told her immediately after the incident that the bullets shot at her husband were blanks. She further stated that she was told by an Israeli security chief that she should not worry as the whole thing had been staged.
With no evidence of blood loss, Rabin climbed into his government limousine unassisted for the two minute journey to Ichilov Hospital. Three police officers testified that when Yitzhak Rabin was placed in the car, he showed no visible wounds. And Gordon Thomas in his book Gideon's Spies confirmed: The surgeons insisted there was no possible gunshot wound that would have allowed Rabin to leave the attack site showing no evidence of a wound and arrive at the hospital with multiple damage ...
Yet a deeper plot was soon revealed when the driver and bodyguard Yossi Herush fired two shots into the Prime Minister from inside the vehicle. Twenty-two minutes later, the vehicle arrived at Ichilov Hospital. Whilst seriously wounded, surgery on the operating table was a success and Rabin stood every chance of recovering from the assassination attempt. Watch the Youtube Clip Then, Yoram Rubin entered the hospital room with a silenced revolver, intending to finish the job.
Under interrogation, the 'patsy' Yigal Amir revealed that When I tell the whole truth, the entire system will collapse. I know enough to destroy this country. . The truth emerged the following day - a plot by government forces loyal to Foreign Minister Shimon Peres had sought to discredit right-wing opponents of the Oslo Accords. Yet the Shin Bet 'sting' had gone terribly wrong, when rogue forces led by Carmi Gillon, the Head of the Shin Bet security service attempted to frame Amir and kill Rabin for real - to usher in a whole new form of Israeli Government. The attempt to murder the Oslo traitors had failed. Final status negotiations with the Palestinians were eventually signed in 2005 - by Israel's eight Prime Minister, Rabin's own daughter Dalia Rabin-Pelossof.
As of December 2008, a third of Israelis do not believe that Yigal Amir killed Yitzhak Rabin. In 2001, his own daughter, Dalia Rabin-Pelossof became Israel Deputy Minister of Defence.
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