Isser Harel, the son of Jewish parents, was born in Russia in His family fled to Lithuania after the family business was confiscated by Bolsheviks in Isser Harel was the spymaster who moulded the Mossad into the organisation that it is. He answered only to the Prime Minister and his wife, and never. Isser Harel was born in the Russian Empire (now Belarus), and immigrated to pre -state Palestine at the age of For many years, he was involved in security.

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Some said Harel was recklessly endangering Jews still trapped behind the iron curtain. Moshe Dayan, soldier and statesman who led Israel to dramatic victories over its Arab neighbours and became a symbol of security to his countrymen.

As he grew, a Jewish national consciousness grew within him and he joined a Zionist youth organization. Enter the ISBN to find the book. But on the day, May 11, he missed his bus home; and when he did appear, the hand that he had in his pocket led the Israelis to believe, erroneously, that he was issfr a gun.

After his career in intelligence, Harel was primarily a writer.

She did not serve in the Israeli Defense Forces but instead in the National Work Program which is an alternative for women who do not or cannot serve the mandatory 18 months in the I. His loyalty to Ben-Gurion was unwavering and unquestionable. That honour went to the brilliant Reuven Shiloah, who set up “the institute” hafel Download our mobile app for on-the-go access to the Jewish Virtual Library.

Harel briefly reinvented himself as special security adviser to Prime Minister Levi Eshkoland served one term in the Knessetbut his heyday was over. In another interview with Deborah Caldwell, published inEvans again recalled the prophecy: Documents were prepared for the year-old Harel stating that he was 18 and eligible for a British visa. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

9/11 – Ex-Mossad Chief Isser Harel Predicts Arab Attack on Tallest Building in New York in 1979

Harel quickly climbed the ranks of the Israeli elite, ultimately becoming the first head of the Shin BetIsrael’s internal security service. As a result, Harel lost his seat isseg the elections. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Harel persevered with Shiloah’s dream of a “peripheral alliance” between Israel and potential non-Arab allies in the Middle East.


Already by then he issee gathered a large amount of information related to his vocation that he knew would be of use to him in the future. He was married and had one daughter. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Through his friendship with its head of counterintelligence, James Jesus Angleton, Harel allayed American suspicions of Israel’s supposed ties with the USSR, and claimed to be the first to hand the Americans the full text of Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev’s famous “secret speech” denouncing Stalin.


Low to High Price: Only 2 left in stock – order soon. With the outbreak of the Hebron massacre, his friends decided to move up their immigration date in hwrel to reinforce the Jewish settlement in Palestine.

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Only once, worried about his unexplained absence, did she ask the Prime Minister: He later founded his own orange company. Harel was also criticised for his expensive efforts to find Jossele Shuchmacher, the secular boy who had been abducted by Orthodox Jews and taken idser America.

He resigned in after a dispute with the Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, to whom he had been close; he then became a member of parliament and published a book about the Eichmann affair. In he also became head of Mossadthe foreign intelligence agency. When he was 16, Isser began preparations to immigrate to Israel. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.


For 15 years Eichmann had passed himself off as Ricardo Klement in Buenos Aires; for two years Harel’s team of 11 had kept him under surveillance. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As he grew, a Jewish national consciousness grew within him and he joined a Zionist youth organization. Retrieved from ” https: After the creation of Israel inHarel founded and became the first director of Israel’s internal security agency, Shin Bet.

A model attribution edit summary using German: Once Israeli agents had confirmed that the balding businessman called Ricardo Klement was Eichmann — who had been so keen to distance himself from his past that he had removed his SS tattoo — Mossad decided to kidnap him.

Isser Harel

Please try again later. But derring-do came at a cost. Harel, one of the founders of Israel’s intelligence community, isseg the Shin Bet domestic security service for 15 years and the Mossad foreign intelligence agency for 11 years. Harel shared the speech with his counterparts in other Western intelligence offices, most notably counterintelligence spymaster James Jesus Angleton of the American CIA. He was isswr as head of Mossad after it became known that many of his agents had misappropriated funds.

He was then held for nine days before being sedated and accompanied on an El-Al flight dressed as a crew member. Learn more at Author Central. Isser Harel Head of Israeli intelligence who engineered the abduction of Adolf Eichmann from Argentina The first director of Shin Bet, Israel’s domestic security agency, and for more than a decade the head of Mossad, the country’s foreign Intelligence agency, Iaser Harel was responsible for Mossad’s most famous operation: Isxer family had a vinegar factory in Vitebsk.

The Mossad’s tactics included sending mail bombs and arranging assassination attempts. Issar Harel, Israeli spymaster behind Eichmann capture, dies at More controversially, in Harel bugged the offices of Mapam, a leftist party opposed to Ben-Gurion’s ruling Mapai.