Wednesday October 7, 2015
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Benzion Netanyahu, prime minister's father, dies at 102

Born Benzion Mileikowsky in Warsaw, in 1910, Benzion Netanyahu passed away in Jerusalem Monday • Netanyahu authored an epic book on the Spanish Inquisition and edited several Jewish encyclopedias • Netanyahu is believed to have had great influence over the politics of his son, two-time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff

Netanyahu is believed to have had great influence over his son Benjamin's politics and openly criticized him when his government made concessions toward the Palestinians.
Photo credit: Yossi Zeliger
Netanyahu and his brother, Iddo, in Jerusalem Monday morning.
Photo credit: AFP
Netanyahu speaking at his son Yoni's memorial service. Yoni died leading the raid at Entebbe.
Photo credit: JINI
President Shimon Peres called for a moment of silence to honor Netanyahu.
Photo credit: Yossi Zeliger
Father and son enjoying a game of chess together in 2006.
Photo credit: Ziv Koren
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