Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Yigal Allon Biography

Title:
Formber Foreign Minister of Israel
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:
Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chairman of the World Zionist Labor movement, 1978-1980
  • Chairman of the Knesset Subcommittee on Lebanon, 1977-1980
  • Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1974-1977
  • Israeli Minister of Education and Culture, 1969-1974
  • Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, 1967-1974
  • Israeli Minister of Immigrant Absorption, 1967-1969
  • Israeli Minister of Labor, 1961-1967
  • Knesset Member (Ahdut ha-Avodah party), 1955-1980
  • Lieutenant General in the Israeli Army, 1948-1949
  • Founding member and commander of the Palmach, 1941-1948
  • Commander in Haganah, 1936-1939
Education:
  • Studied at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford
  • Studied at the Hebrew University
  • Graduated from Kadoorie Agricultural School
Other:
  • Born: 1918
  • Died: 1980