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Ariel Sharon Dead

Sharon's Legacy

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

For me, Ariel Sharon was a leader's leader who demonstrated the vision, courage and commitment to what he believed in -- qualities that are sorely lacking on the global stage today and especially in the Middle East.

The Gospel According to Arik

Terence Smith | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Terence Smith

His death brings the Sharon legacy back into the forefront of the Israeli national consciousness and confronts the current Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with an awkward dilemma.

Israel Holds Memorial Ceremony For Ariel Sharon

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ariel Sharon was laid to rest Monday at his ranch in southern Israel as the nation bid a final farewell to one of its most colorful...

Obama Reacts To Death Of Ariel Sharon

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama sent his "deepest condolences" Saturday to family members and the people of Israel on the loss of former Prime Minister Ariel S...

Former Israeli PM Attracted Fierce Criticism, Fierce Loyalty

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Many had written off Ariel Sharon after his ill-fated 1982 invasion of Lebanon and a government commission's finding that he was in...

Major Events In Sharon's Life

AP | Posted 01.11.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — A look at the life of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died Saturday at the age of 85: Feb. 26, 1928: Born to Rus...

Ariel Sharon Dies At 85

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.13.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was vintage Ariel Sharon: His hefty body bobbing behind a wall of security men, the ex-general led a march onto a Jerusalem holy...