Peace: Yitzhak Rabin - 1994 - Brussels, Belgium
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N 50° 50.410 E 004° 22.773
31U E 597132 N 5632958
Quick Description: This Memorial to Rabin is near the European Parliament complex in Brussels.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Date Posted: 7/4/2013 11:54:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMHFBP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Located in a green area near the European Parliament complex in Brussels is a tree or shrub with an accompanying plaque in two languages- French and Dutch.
It reads in French:

"YITZHAK RABIN
1922-1999
PRIX NOBEL DE LA
PAIX 1994

ASSASINE PAR UN
EXTREMISTE

"Il y a temps pour tout:

un temps pour aimer et un temps pour hair
un temps pour la guerre et un temps pour la piax.
Eccliastes 3:8"

which translates to:

""YITZHAK RABIN
1922-1999
NOBEL
PEACE 1994

Murdered BY
EXTREMIST

"There is time for everything:

for a time for love and a time for hate hair
a time for war and a time for peace.
Eccliastes 3:8 "

Wikipedia (visit link) adds:

"Yitzhak Rabin ... 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995.

In 1994, Rabin won the Nobel Peace Prize together with Shimon Peres and Yasser Arafat. He was assassinated by right-wing Israeli radical Yigal Amir, who was opposed to Rabin's signing of the Oslo Accords. Rabin was the first native-born prime minister of Israel, the only prime minister to be assassinated and the second to die in office after Levi Eshkol.

He was voted number one in the Ynet poll of greatest Israelis."
Field of Accomplishment: Peace

Year of Award: 1994

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