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  Menachem Begin - Wikipedia
Menachem Begin (Hebreeuws: מנחם בגין) werd vooral bekend door de akkoorden van Camp David met de Egyptische president Anwar Sadat die beiden de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede opleverde in 1978.
Begin werd geboren in Brest in Rusland waar hij vanaf 1939 de leider van de Zionistische Betar-organisatie was.
Begin wordt verantwoordelijk gehouden voor de terroristische aanslag op het Koning David Hotel in Jeruzalem, waar op dat moment het Britse militaire hoofdkwartier was gevestigd en waarbij 91 mensen omkwamen.
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 Menachem Begin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Begin was born to an Ashkenazi Jewish family in Brest-Litovsk ("Brisk"), a town famous for Talmudical scholars such as Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik.
Begin quickly made a name for himself as a fierce critic of mainstream Zionist groups as being too co-operative with the "colonial" British, and as a proponent of guerrilla tactics against the British as a necessary means to achieve independence.
Begin himself retired from politics in August 1983 and handed over the reins of the office of Prime Minister to his old friend-in-arms who had been the leader of the Lehi resistance to the British, Yitzhak Shamir.
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 Menachem Begin and Israel
Menachem Begin was born in 1913 and died in 1992.
Begin was born in 1913 in Brest Litovsk, in the old Soviet Union.
Menachem Begin is buried on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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 Menachem Begin - MSN Encarta
Begin and his Gahal colleagues opposed the government’s acceptance of a proposal from the United States that implied Israel’s willingness to consider withdrawing from some of the territory gained in the Six-Day War, and Begin resigned from the government in August 1970.
Begin continued to push for Jewish settlement of the West Bank (annexed by Jordan in 1950 but occupied by Israel in 1967) and Israeli annexation of the Golan Heights (part of Syria; also occupied by Israel in 1967).
Reelected as prime minister in July 1981, Begin authorized an invasion of Lebanon in 1982 to secure Israel's northern border and protect the population in Galilee from attacks by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) originating in Lebanon.
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 Menachem Begin
Begin died of heart failure in 1992 at the age of 78.
Begin had rejected the state funeral that was his due as prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983.
Begin, the son of a Jewish timber merchant in czarist Russia who became Israel’s sixth prime minister 15 years ago, was a man driven to feats of courage and the depths of despair.
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 Menachem Begin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Begin was born in Brest-Litovsk Russia (located in a region which became of Poland from 1919 to 1939 and today a part of Belarus and known simply as Brest) and since 1939 he was the leader of the Zionist Betar organisation.
Begin himself retired in August 1983 deeply disappointed and depressed by the his spouse's death and his own illness.
Menachem Begin, was undoubtedly one of the greatest soldiers and leaders of the 20th century.In this book he writes with great passion, depth, humour, love, humility, total honesty and total lack of bitterness.It is the true story of the dreams of a natio...
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 Menachem Begin Biography
Menachem Begin was the youngest of three children born to Zev Dov and Hassia Begin.
Begin encouraged the emigration of thousands of Polish Jews to the Land of Israel just as the country's gates were being shut by the British mandatory government.
Begin joined the Polish army-in-exile, and was assigned to a unit that was dispatched to the Middle East.
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 Menachem Begin - Wikipédia
Menachem Begin (Brest-Litovsk, 16 de Agosto de 1913 — Jerusalém, 9 de Março de 1992) tornou-se o sexto primeiro-ministro de Israel em Maio de 1977.
Pouco depois, Begin afirmou que "De forma nenhuma iremos permitir que um inimigo desenvolva armas de destruição massissa contra o povo de Israel." Esta posição quanto à política nuclear de Israel é agora conhecida como a doutrina Begin.
Begin retirou-se em Agosto de 1983, decepcionado e deprimido pela guerra, a morte de sua esposa e a sua própria doença.
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 Menahem Begin (1913-1992)
Begin was a member of the socialist Hashomer Hatza'ir youth movement as a child, and at the age of 16, joined the right-wing Betar movement.
Begin's parliamentary career was marked by numerous, frequently quoted speeches on political and legal issues, acrimonious debates with David Ben Gurion who refused to consider forming a coalition with Herut, and by active membership in the Knesset Foreign
In his many speeches before 1967, Begin expressed his rejection of the partition of Eretz Yisrael and referred to Jordan as the "so-called Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan." In 1952, he was suspended from the Knesset for three months during the stormy protests over the Restitution Agreement with the Federal Republic of Germany.
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 Menachem Begin
Menachem Begin was born in Brest­Litovsk in 1913.
In 1940, Begin was imprisoned in Siberian labor camps by Josef Stalin's NKVD (a forerunner of the KGB).
Begin's decision to encourage Ethiopian Jews to immigrate to Israel later culminated in Operation Moses, which brought thousands en masse to Israel in the early 1980's.
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 Begin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Begin, the sole album by the late-60s group The Millennium
Menachem Begin, the 6th Prime Minister of Israel.
Benyamin Zeev Begin, his son and a politician in his own right.
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 BBC News | PROFILES | Menachem Begin
Menachem Begin was a hard man, who brought the Right in Israel to power for the first time.
In Palestine in 1940, Begin was incensed by British attempts to restrict immigration and instigated the underground military campaign against the mandate power.
Begin witnessed Israel's first mass peace movement on the streets of Tel Aviv and faced accusations of Israeli complicity in the massacre of Palestinians at Sabra and Shatila, refugee camps outside Beirut.
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 In Memoriam -- Menachem Begin
The lesson Menachem Begin drew was that the major reason for the destruction of the Second Commonwealth was civil war among Jews.
Indeed, Begin, who was so vocally critical of the Ben-Gurion government and the other Labor governments in the 1950s and 1960s, never said a word against the Israeli government outside the borders of Israel.
Begin deliberately and consciously made every effort to identify the civil religion of the state with traditional Judaism and that, too, was a major step.
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 UJC - To Die or To Conquer the Mountain: The Legacy of Menachem Begin
Menachem, the youngest of three children born to Zev Dov and Hassia Begin, was named for that shabbat and in his heart always carried the hope and desire for the restoration of Jewish independence.
Begin, however, was moved by Jabotinsky's teachings of Jewish pride and action and eventually, in 1939, became head of Polish Betar, one of the most influential positions of Jewish leadership in pre-Holocaust Europe.
Begin later wrote of him, "To those of us who were his pupils, he was not only our teacher, but also the bearer of our hope." When Jabotinsky died in 1940, it was Begin who kept that hope a flame among the members of Betar.
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 Begin, Menachem on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story of Menachem Begin, updated and retold; Once reviled as a 'terrorist,' his critics now pay...
BEGIN, MENACHEM [Begin, Menachem], 1913-92, Zionist leader and Israeli prime minister (1977-83), b.
Begin went to Palestine in 1942; there, he headed the Irgun, a militant organization that fought against the British Mandate authorities.
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 Menachim Begin
Begin was a strong and outspoken conservative leader, but with a pragmatic attitude toward politics.
While internationally praised for his achievements in establishing peace with Egypt, the condemnation of the invasion of Lebanon and the following occupation of southern Lebanon was equally strong.
Begin will be remembered for conducting politics which were exclusively formed to fit the interests of Israel, no matter what outward appearance they took.
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 Menachem Begin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Menachem Begin (Hebrew (Hebrew: The ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel) מְנַחֵם בְּגִין) (August 16, 1913 – March 9, 1992) became the 6th Prime Minister of Israel (Prime Minister of Israel: more facts about this subject) in May 1977.
Between 1948 and 1977, under Begin, it formed the main opposition to the dominant Labour party (Labour party: A political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and the socialization of key industries) in the Knesset (Knesset: The Israeli unicameral parliament) (Israel's parliament).
In 1981, Begin ordered the bombing of Iraq (Iraq: A republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq; modern government is involved in state-sponsored terrorism) 's Osiraq (Osiraq: osiraq was a 40 mw light water nuclear materials testing reactor (mtr) in iraq....
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 Nurit Reshef: Menachem Begin
Begin maintained a leadership position in the organization, and eventually became its head.
After the Nazi conquest of Poland, Begin escaped to Russia, where he was jailed by the authorities on charges of espionage.
Begin's parents and brother perished in the Holocaust.
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 Menachem Begin
Begin was known for his frequently quoted speeches on political and legal issues, and his hostile debates with David Ben Gurion.
Begin was suspended from the Knesset for three months during the stormy protests over these restitutions.
Menachem Begin had a number of achievements during his six years as Prime Minister.
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 Menachem Begin (1913-1992)
Begin transformed the Irgun into the Herut (Freedom) party in the Knesset in 1948.
He left the government in 1970 when a majority in the government accepted the U.S.-sponsored concept of what was to become relinquishing territory for peace.
In 1973, the Likud (Unity) bloc was formed and Begin was a leader.
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 Menachem Begin-A Brief Biography & Quotes
Manachem Begin was born in 1913 in Brest Litovsk, currently Belarus, and graduated as a lawyer from the University of Warsaw, Poland.
It's worth noting that Begin was a major disciple of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and a strong believer in the IRON WALL theory.
Menachem Begin was strongly influenced by Ze'ev Jabotinsky's Iron Wall theory, he stated to Eliahu Ben-Elissar (the director general of the PM's office):
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 Menachem Begin
After the Declaration of Independence, Begin and his group submitted to the authority of the new state and agreed to disband their organization.
Begin was elected to the first Knesset as the leader of the Herut Party.
Begin reacted positively to the historic visit of Egypt's President Anwar el-Sadat to Jerusalem, and successfully negotiated the Camp David Accords, under which Israel relinquished the Sinai in return for full peace with Egypt.
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Menachem Begin was one of the most interesting figures in Israeli history.
Menachem Begin was born in Brest Litovsk (also called Brisk), Poland in 1913.
Menachem Begin truly spent his life trying to bring comfort to the Jewish People and to Israel.
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 Begin, Menachem - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Begin, Menachem
In 1981 Begin won a new term of office but his health was failing.
The death of his wife in 1982 was a grave blow, resulting in his retirement in September 1983.
Begin was born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (now Brest, in Belarus), studied law in Warsaw, and fled to the USSR in 1939.
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 Online Biography of Menachem Begin Zionism and Israel - Biographies
Menachem Begin (1913-1992) was born in Brest­Litovsk in 1913.
In 1981, Begin activated IAF contingency plans from former administrations, that called for bombing the French-built Osirak nuclear reactor in Iraq, where the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein was developing nuclear weapons.
Begin was rumored to be very distraught over the Lebanon war and claimed that Ariel Sharon had hidden information from him.
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 Menachem Begin - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Menachem Begin was born in Brest-Litovsk, Poland on 16 August 1913, son of Zeev-Dov and Hassia Begin.
Begin joined the Government of National Unity in which he served as Minister without Portfolio until 4 August 1970.
Menachem Begin, head of the Likud party - after having won the Knesset elections (17 May 1977) - presented the new Government to the Knesset and became Prime Minister of Israel.
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