Aharon "Aharale" Rabinovich
Yariv ( , 20 December 1920 – 7 May 1994) was an Israeli politician
Moscow in the Soviet Union, Yariv began his military service in the Haganah and later the British Army. He then joined the
IDF, first as a field officer,
and later as the Israeli military attaché to Washington.
From 1964 to 1972, Yariv was the head of
, the IDF's military intelligence.
Massacre in 1972, he
served as Prime Minister Golda Meir's
Advisor on Counterterrorism, where he directed Operation Wrath of God.
leaving the army, he joined the Alignment
. He was elected to the
Knesset in the 1973 elections, and was
appointed Transportation Minister,
and then Information
He resigned from the latter post in 1975, and
then from the Knesset shortly before the 1977 elections
. Yitzhak Rabin
, Prime Minister at the time of
his death, gave the eulogy at his funeral in 1994.
Yariv was played by actor Amos Lavi
- Oren, Michael B. Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making
if the Modern Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press,
2002. ISBN 978-0-19-515174-9, 76 p.
- Obituary in The New York Times