About the Program
"In the Name of Sorrow and Hope" is Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof's memoir of her grandfather, the late Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin. Written when she was only 19, the book details Rabin's evolution from soldier to Middle East peacemaker. It continues through to the leader's 1995 assassination by a member of the militant Israeli right wing. Describing his life's work, Ms. Ben Artzi-Pelossof also reflects on her experiences as a young Israeli woman. The interview was conducted in 1996.