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Moshe Arens

Moshe Arens and his family escaped the Holocaust and emigrated to the United States in 1939. He was a member of Israel's independence movement and moved to Israel in 1948 during Israel's War of Independence. An aeronautical engineer educated at MIT and the California Institute of Technology, he headed Israel's aerospace program before he began his political life in 1974, when he was elected to Knesset. In 1982 he was named Israeli ambassador to the United States. He then became defense minister...See more