By 1943, under the leadership of Menachem Begin
(later a Prime Minister of Israel), the Irgun resumed operations against the British, and in 1944 simultaneously bombed immigration offices in Palestine's three major cities, following up with attacks on land registry offices that administered the White Paper's restrictions on Jewish land purchases.
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, left, US President Jimmy Carter, centre and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
on March 26, 1979.
This figure is seriously contested by the opponents of Irgun who assert that the movement, headed by Menachem Begin
, has the support only of two extreme social groups--the small stratum of the wealthy and the unskilled poor elements among the Oriental Jews.
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter hosted negotiations at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland, with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
The Israeli cabinet, which met Sunday in the Menachem Begin
Heritage Center overlooking the [occupied] Old City, approved a 5.
As Carter takes us down his own personal memory lane, he speaks of his thorny relationship with former Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin
was the commander of this terrorist organisation.
He's pictured with US President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Milk churns were used to house the bomb made by Irgun Zvai Leumi, terrorist outlaws led by Menachem Begin
- who was safely hidden in his Tel Aviv den, 42 miles away from all the action, blood and anguish.
James Barker's article, 'The Bombing of the King David Hotel' (July 2006), is a manipulative combination of historical facts with baseless comparisons between Osama Bin-Laden, a terrorist responsible for the intentional cold-blooded murder of thousands of civilians, and Menachem Begin
, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
The American-born Gorenberg--who moved to Israel around the time settler patron Menachem Begin
was elected--meticulously recounts the genesis of the settlement movement, tracking a sort of creeping chaos.
Fellow Jewish resistance movement Irgun - later headed by future Israeli premier Menachem Begin
- had also conducted a violent campaign against British rule.