1993 in Israel

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Events in the year 1993 in Israel.



The new Tel Aviv Central Bus Station opens to the public on 18 August 1993.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict[edit]

Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat at the Oslo Accords signing ceremony on 13 September 1993.

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 1993 include:

Notable Palestinian militant operations against Israeli targets

The most prominent Palestinian Arab terror attacks committed against Israeli targets during 1993 include:

  • 16 April – Mehola Junction bombing: A Hamas militant carries out the first suicide bombing by Palestinian Arab militants from the Palestinian territories against Israeli targets. A Palestinian Arab bystander and the bomber are killed in the attack and seven IDF soldiers and a Palestinian Arab are injured.[1]

Notable Israeli military operations against Palestinian militancy targets

The most prominent Israeli military counter-terrorism operations (military campaigns and military operations) carried out against Palestinian militants during 1993 include:

Notable deaths[edit]

  • 16 February – Amos Gutman (born 1954), Romanian-born Israeli film director.
  • 30 April – Frija Zoaretz (born 1907), Libyan-born Israeli politician.
  • 11 October – Nathan Rotenstreich (born 1914), Austro-Hungarian (Galicia)-born Israeli professor of philosophy.
  • 18 December – Emanuel Amiran (born 1909), Russian-born Israeli composer.
  • Full date unknownBenjamin Shapira (born 1913), German–born Israeli biochemist.

Major public holidays[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


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