“When it’s all over, this woman will receive the Israel Prize. The story of her heroism is a story that will go down in Israeli lore for generations. Inbal is the reason there is one kibbutz in the entire surrounding area that remains unharmed — Nir Am.”
(Douglas Andrews – The Patriot Post) It’s probably not much of an exaggeration to say that every adult Israeli citizen knows the story of Jonathan Netanyahu. And perhaps one day, many years from now, every Israeli will also know the story of Inbar Lieberman.
Yoni, as he was known, was the 30-year-old American-born older brother of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the hero of the famed Entebbe raid, which took place on the American bicentennial of July 4, 1976. Netanyahu, a commando whose heroism was already well documented before a group of terrorists hijacked an Air France flight bound from Tel Aviv to Paris, led the daring operation that rescued 94 Jewish hostages from the old terminal building at Uganda’s Entebbe airport, where the plane had been re-routed. Netanyahu was the only commando killed in the raid.