January 20, 2019

Rabin’s grandson remembers losing a great leader

The night Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated in downtown Tel Aviv, his grandson, Jonathan Benartzi, was two weeks away from completing his three years of duty in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a paratrooper. He was also in the crowd with his sister that fateful night — two “anonymous faces,” as he said in a recent telephone interview with the Journal from Tel Aviv.