Moshe and Rahel — How the Love Affair Began an d Developed
by MOSHE RON
Jewish News Special
TEL AVIV — It was a
modest wedding. It took
place in the home of Chief
Military Rabbi, Brig. Mor-
dehai Piron, in Bat Yam.
Only three senior officials of
the defense ministry were
present—Gen. Haim Israeli,
Josef Tshahnover, the legal
adviser and Naftali Lavie,
Dayan was dressed in a
white shirt, blue trousers, tie
His new wife, Rahel
Korem, appeared in an ele-
gant red summer dress with
blue flowers, and a silk scarf
around her head. Rabbi
Piron performed the wedding I
ceremony and Dayan let a I
.gym of 100,000 Israeli pounds
oe written in the Ketuba.
Dayan is divorced, as is
Rahel. As Dayan is not a
Cohen the wedding ceremony
could be performed without
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Friday, July 20, 1973-29
charming woman of excellent
taste. She came to Palestine
36 years ago and during the
Second World War joined
the British Women's Auxil-
At 75 — he'll mark that
In addition, Borman is
iary Force. After demobili- important birthday next
zation, she studied music at Thursday — Abraham Bor- vice president of the Jewish
the 'Hebrew University in man is active, is at his desk Home for Aged and honorary
Jerusalem and later con- as chairman of the executive chairman of the Allied Jew-
tinued her studies in the U.S. committee of Borman's, Inc., ish Campaign.
Borman has two sons,
She speaks many languages.
Paul, now president of Bor-
She married Jerusalem law-
man's, Inc., and Leonard,
year Pinhas Rabinowitz and
is with the real estate
bore him two daughters. One
division at Borman's; a
of them is married and work-
daughter, Mrs. Morey (Net-
ing in the Knesset secre-
tie) Firestone; and nine
tariat; and the other is an
Rahel lived for a long time
Sharon Quits Army;
with her daughters in Jeru-
Run for Knesset
salem. One of her close
TEL AVIV (JTA) Gen.
The Dayans — Moshe and Rahel
friends is Miriam Eshkol,
Ariel Sharon, commander of
widow of Israel's Prime
the Southern Command and
difficulty. After the short candlesticks.
After the Minister Levi Eshkol. About
a legendary figure in the Is-
ceremony, the newly-wed wedding ceremony, Dayan 10 years ago she moved to
raeli Army, retired from the
couple went to 'an elegant informed his daughter Yael Tel Aviv and began working
military Sunday and is ex-
restaurant, the "Capriccio" and his sons Udi and Assi as deputy manager of Is-
pected to be given a top
in Tel Aviv, for dinner.
about the marriage, and the raeli army canteens and daily, attends Sabbath morn- spot on the Liberal Party
Dayan is father of three new Mrs. Dayan contacted shops (Shekem). Her main ing services regularly at list for the general elections.
children from his first wife, her daughters, Ahrona and task was to deal with sol- Cong. Shaarey Zedek and He will be replaced by Gen.
diers and their families' seldom misses a community Shmuel Gonen (Gorodish).
Ruth, whom he divorced 18 Nurit.
YOUR CANDID COLOR
complaints about the can-
This is how the couple met: teens and shops. In her free function. Sharon announced his re-
Borman, who resides at tirement at a party at his
His second wife, Rahel, the Eighteen years ago, Moshe
mother of two daughters, di- Dayan, then chief of staff of time she deals with absorp- North Park Towers, has to home in Beersheba, saying,
vorced her lawyer husband the Israel army, flew from tion problems of new immi- his credit many major corn- I leave the army against
grants from Russia.
munity roles. He was chair- my will." He said he wanted
Paris to Israel in an Air
Now, married to Moshe man, with Charles Gershen- to leave while he was still
Ruth Dayan left Israel on France plane. In Rome, Mrs.
and able" and could
the day of the wedding for Rahel Rabinowitz joined the Dayan, Rahel intends to con- son, of the 1963-64 Allied "young
Europe in a delegation of 10 flight, together with her two tinue her work. She only Jewish Campaigns. He is an get into politics.
The general had reported-
Jews and 10 Arabs of the or- daughters. Her seat was un- took one day off for the active member of the board
WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED BY
ganization Bnei Shem, whose comfortable, and a lawyer, wedding ceremony. Dozens of governors of Detroit Serv- ly met with Chief of Staff
aim is to reduce enmity be- Asher Levicky, who was of journalists asked to have ice Group. He is a member David Elazar and Defense
tween Jews and Arabs. We sitting next to Dayan, gave interviews with her, but of the boards and on the ad- Minister Moshe Dayan to dis-
Rahel had promised Dayan visory and executive com- cus whether he would even-
do not know whether the date up his seat to her.
not to disclose any details of mittees of United Hebrew tually become chief of staff.
of her departure was acci-
So, the love affair started. her "love and suffering dur- Schools and Jewish Home He was told frankly that he
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dental. The Rabbinate was
It was marred by family ing the 18 years." Dayan and for the Aged. is not considered a candi-
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informed of the wedding date
DINEMSION IN PHOTOGRAPHY
One of the founders of Bor- date and therefore he would
only the day before, and sent problems on both sides. Af- Rahel let the photographers
a present of a pair of silver ter Rahel divorced her hus- take pictures of them but re- man's, of which he is pres- not be appointed as head of
band, 16 years ago, she fused to give interviews.
ently executive committee the headquarters department
often met Dayan, publicly
Rahel is happy that her chairman, Borman had a which would be the next step
and in private. Eighteen sufferings of the last 18 leading role in merging into up toward the chief of staff
months ago Dayan divorced years have come to an end the operation Farmer Jack post.
his wife Ruth. Since then and that she can live togeth- Supermarkets, Arnold Drug
Sharon is leaving after
Dayan and Rahel have ap- er with Moshe Dayan as his Stores, Detroit Pure Milk more than 28 years of serv-
peared together in public legal wife.
Company, Wesley Quaker ice starting with the Hagana.
He rose rapidly through the
more often. Only recently,
The morning after the Maid Ice Cream, and Pitts ranks and it was under his
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Born in 1898, Borman came command that the paratroop-
ers became the elite force of
Life of David Ben-Gurion," Dayan returned to his office to Detroit in 1914.
the Israeli army.
Ben-Gurion met Rahel Kor- at the defense ministry and
em. She was often seen visit- Rahel Korem went to work boards of the Jewish Welfare
ing Dayan's house in Zahala, in her office in Jaffa. Her Federation, United Israel Ap-
showing interest in its furni- former husband, Pinhas 'Rab- peal, Metropolitan Society
Last Pesah she partici- inowitz, sent her a cable for the Blind and Greater
Shoihet Rabbi Kaplan
pated in an army Seder with with good wishes on the oc- Detroit Safety Council.
Mashgiakh in store Rabbi Goldman
casion of her marriage to
Dayan, at an army base.
He received the Israel
Rahel Korem is 46 years
Prime Minister's Medal for
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