prime minister of Israel (1915-2012)
Yitzhak Shamir (Hebrew יִצְחָק שָׁמִיר) (October 22, 1915 – June 30, 2012) was Prime Minister of Israel from 1983 to 1984 and again from 1986 to 1992. He was born Icchak Jaziernicki (Itzchak Izernitzki) in Różana, Poland (now Ruzhany, Belarus).
- The sea is the same sea, and the Arabs are the same Arabs.
- Shamir used this phrase in 1996, following the Oslo accords ("It's Inconceivable" by Rafi Mann)
- Our image has undergone change from David fighting Goliath to being Goliath.
- Daily Telegraph London, (25 January, 1989).
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