Menachem Begin

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Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)


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Peres' gentle demeanor contrasted with the implacable, bulldozer style of other members of the founding generation, from Yitzhak Rabin and Golda Meir to Ariel Sharon and Menachem Begin.
Despite being held accountable for killing more than 3,000 civilians, Sharon refused to resign his Defence Minister post and his patron, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, snubbed requests to fire him.
As defense minister under Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Sharon masterminded the 1982 invasion of Lebanon, one of Israel's most divisive campaigns.
In the news MENACHEM Begin and Anwar Sadat begin the peace process at Camp David, Maryland.
In 1987, Palestinians saw the increase of settlements that Menachem Begin and Ariel Sharon decided to establish near populated Palestinian towns like Nablus, and they realised that this colonial campaign does not signal peace.
The Camp David Accords were negotiated by former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat under the mediation of former US President Jimmy Carter in 1979.
Benjamin Netanyahu is a terrorist, like David Ben Gurion and Menachem Begin, and every other Zionist terrorist.
Menachem Begin, Israel's sixth prime minister, who died in 1992, was among the legendary Zionist giants who shaped Israel's destiny and the modern history of the Jewish people.
Commander Menachem Begin (later Prime Minister of Israel who concluded a peace treaty with Egypt in 1974)), wrote that the number was approximately 130.
Before he rolls the dice, Netanyahu should recall the shattering experience of Menachem Begin, a prime minister no less devoted to Israel, who was haunted in his final days in office by the sense that his invasion of Lebanon in 1982, intended to protect Israel's security, had been a mistake.
The idea of a Greater Israel stretching from the river to the sea was common enough in the immediate aftermath of the 1967 war, in the days of Menachem Begin, Gush Emunim and the early settler movement.
However, Binyamin Begin, son of the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin and a prominent voice in the rightwing Likud party has stated that "In strategic terms, the settlements are of no importance.
A picture taken July 22, 1946 shows the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, which housed the British Headquarters, damaged after a bombing attack against the British government by members of Irgun, a Zionist terrorist group headed by Menachem Begin.
Among those profiled are Marie Curie, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat, Ernest Hemingway, Albert Einstein, Albert Schweitzer, James Watson and Francis Crick, Doris Lessing, and Paul Krugman, A book that can be dipped into or read straight through, this volume will have wide appeal.
Peace in the Making: The Menachem Begin - Anwar El-Sadat Personal Correspondence" collects the primary sources as these two history makers communicated with each other until an assassin ended Sadat's life in 1981.