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Menachem Begin by Virginia Brackett

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Revisionist Zionists,
  • Politics and government,
  • Nahostkonflikt,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography

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Discusses the life and career of Menachem Begin, including his time as a freedom fighter, his political beliefs, and his time as Israel"s prime minister.

Edition Notes

StatementVirginia Brackett
SeriesMajor world leaders
LC ClassificationsDS126.6.B33 B73 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24865720M
ISBN 10079106946X
ISBN 109780791069462
LC Control Number2002008258

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  The book explores Shilon's main research interests are in modern Jewish and Israeli history, with a particular focus on the Zionist right-wing and Israeli politics. His first book, "Menachem Begin: A Life", was published by Yale University press on /5. I really wanted to like this book as I am a big fan of Menachem Begin. Unfortunately, it is a poorly written effort. The author repeats himself endlessly; for example, we are told at least a half a dozen times that Begin is "inching" towards being Prime Minister. he also hagiographically repeats every few paragraphs that Begin is an honorable, traditional old-world Jew/5. Absolutely wonderful historical book of Menachem Begin.. We need such principled leader in any government! Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance 2 out of 5 stars. Story 4 out of 5 stars. Rebbe Don Justino ; Good content, meh performance.   WHITE NIGHTS, Menachem Begin's memoir of his arrest, interrogation and imprisonment by the Soviet authorities after the outbreak of World War II, ranks with House of the Dead and Gulag Archipelago as a masterpiece of prison the head of Betar, the Zionist youth movement Brand: Tolmitch E-Books.

אתה נמצא ב: דף הבית Menachem Begin. Share ; Timeline. Aliza Begin Biography About the Man Oral History Project. Hall Rental; The Archives; The Library;. The Revolt (Hebrew: המרד ‎), also published as Revolt, The Revolt: Inside Story of the Irgun and The Revolt: the Dramatic Inside Story of the Irgun, is a book about the militant Zionist organization Irgun Zvai Leumi, by one of its principal leaders, Menachem Israel, the organization is commonly called Etzel, based on its Hebrew acronym. Menachem Begin, a passionate Zionist, was a youth leader in Betar in Poland, was arrested for his activities by the NKVD, and eventually made his way to Palestine where he became the leader of the Irgun Zvai Leumi, an underground movement working toward an independent state of Israel. This is a riveting recounting of the passionate, meticulous, triumphant, dark, pivotal peacemaker, Menachem Begin.” —David Wolpe, rabbi, Sinai Temple, and author of Why Faith Matters “Menachem Begin was a man of great contradictions, and Gordis’s biography captures all of .

  This riveting biography is the first to provide a satisfactory answer to the question, Who was Menachem Begin? Based on wide-ranging research among archival documents and on testimonials and interviews with Begin's closest advisers, the book presents a detailed new portrait ofIsrael's founding leader. Among the many topics Avi Shilon holds up. Menachem Begin’s election in divides Israel’s history in two “A pair of events, neither of which occurred at a chronological midpoint in Israel’s history, nevertheless divide that history in two. The first was the Six Day War of The second was Menachem Begin's electoral victory of   Menachem Begin was run out of Poland by the Nazis, imprisoned by the Soviets, hunted by the British and nearly murdered by the Jews. To have survived would have been impressive enough. To have flourished- Begin led the first Jewish nationalist revolution Brand: Tolmitch E-Books.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Date-raw June Donor Pages: