Ehud: I believe the most complicated issue is Jerusalem , ... But I believe that if there will be a breakthrough on Jerusalem, I believe that other issues could be pushed forward in an effective way.
He was inducted into the Academy of Achievement in Washinghton D.C. in 2001.
He commanded a tank battalion in the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
During his term the kidnapping of the bodies of three killed Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah, aided by local UN peacekeeping force was an event which was well publicized.
Ehud: I imagine that if I were a Palestinian of the right age, I would, at some stage, have joined one of the terror organizations.
He was the Education Minister of Israel from 2000 to 2001.
He was the Leader of the Labor party from 1999 to 2001.
He was preceded by Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister.
He was succeeded by Ariel Sharon as Prime Minister.
He was the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces from 1991 to 1995.
From 1983 to 1985 he was the Director of Aman, the highest office in the Israeli Defense Force.
His star sign is Aquarius.
In 1995 he was Israels Minister of the Interior.
From 1995-1996 he was Israels Minister for Foreign Affairs.
He has a master's degree in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University in California.
Ehud ordered the withdrawal of Israeli troops from southern Lebanon, which was a contoversial decision.
He has a bachelors degree in Physics and Mathematics which he earned from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
He was awarded "The Distinguished Service Medal" for his particapation in Operation Spring Youth where he assasinated prominent members of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in retaliation for the 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre.