Friend or foe? Views of Ariel Sharon
11 January 2014 Last updated at 23:00 GMT
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died aged 85 after spending eight years in a coma following a stroke.
As a general and statesman, Ariel Sharon played a key role in shaping Israel, and influencing the wider region.
Kevin Connolly reports from Jerusalem on differing views of Mr Sharon's legacy.