Farewell & Commemoration


It was difficult to take leave of the dynamic image and the extraordinary personality of Israel Yeshayahu, of blessed memory.

Authors have commemorated him in their prose and poetry writings.

Friends and family members recalled memories of him.

In the education system – ceremonies were held and awards and scholarships granted in his name.






Eulogy by Shimon Peres at Israel Yeshayahu’s funeral

Eulogy by Minister Shimon Peres

Eulogy by Yitzhak Navon at Israel Yeshayahu’s funeral

Eulogy by President Yitzhak Navon

Words by Dr. Wolfensohn, Dean of the College for Jewish Culture

Words in memory of Israel Yeshayahu




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