"Rafi Eitan, an agent for the israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is dead."
"Eitan is perhaps best known as the man who seized naziförbrytaren Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in the 1960s."
"”Rafi was a hero in the israeli security service, with its countless documents to Israel's security. We mourn his passing,” says Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu."
"The legendary Mossadagenten Rafi Eitan, 92, is dead. Eitan was with building up the feared israeli secret service, during the 1950s, writes the Washington Post."
"”Rafi was a hero in the israeli security service, with its countless documents to Israel's security. His wisdom, quick wit and commitment to the israeli people and for our country is without comparison,” says Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu."
"Managed to escape to Argentina"
"For most, Rafi Eitan, best known as the man who arrested the infamous naziförbrytaren Adolf Eichmann."
"After the Second world war Eichmann, responsible for the deportations of jews from all over Europe to the various extermination camps, managed to escape to Argentina where he lived as a car mechanic before he was found by the nazistjägaren Simon Wiesenthal."
"In what is described as the Mossads most historic mission was a group of Mossad agents, led by Eitan, arresting Eichmann in Buenos Aires 1960."
"the Eichmann trial and was identified by the scars he had on his arm and on his stomach."
"– When I saw them I was convinced. It was he – we had captured Eichmann, said Eitan several years later, according to the Washington Post."
"Adolf Eichmann was smuggled to Israel where he faced trial on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes, crimes against the jewish people and membership in a criminal organization. Eichmann was sentenced to death on 15 december 1961 and executed by hanging."
"After a spionskandal that involved the united states and Israel in the 1980s was Rafi Eitan to leave the Mossad and became a businessman. In 2006, he took a seat in the israeli parliament, the Knesset, as chairman of the Gil – the israeli pensionärspartiet."