Major General Rephael Vardi

Major General Rephael Vardi was the principal figure in the government of Judea, Samaria and Gaza in the decade after the 1967 war. He has been part of the Jerusalem Center's project on reaching a solution for the future of Judea, Samaria and Gaza.

Publications by Major General Rephael Vardi

The Beginning of Israeli Rule in Judea and Samaria

At the outbreak of the Six-Day War, I was serving as the commander of the district of Jerusalem. On the afternoon of June 7, 1967, I was riding in a half-track on the way to capture Bethlehem when I received a call on the radio to come back to Jerusalem because the Minister of Defense wanted to see me. I argued that I was in the midst of the campaign, but they repeated the message and kept insisting. Read More »

The Beginning of Israeli Rule in Judea and Samaria