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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He is a historic figure, we are told, involved in the groundbreaking Camp David Peace Agreement between Egypt's President Anwar Sadat and Israel's Prime Minister Menachim Begin.
The underground organization was known as the Irgun Zvai Leumi (Hebrew for National Military Organization) and was headed by Israel's late Prime Minister Menachim Begin.
Khairy Janbek A telephone call from Camp David by the late prime minister of Israel, Menachim Begin, to Mr Sharon, one of the main architects of Israeli colonization in Arab occupied lands which came to be known as settlements, informed the latter that the price of peace with Egypt would be to remove the colonists from Sinai.
And Sidney Goldfarb made his other famous contribution to Rolling Stock: a letter to Menachim Begin with the headline "Kike to Kike.
the ever-growing illegal Jewish settlements on the West Bank, now become part of Greater Israel, as in 1967 former Prime Minister Menachim Begin had intended they would.
September Under the auspices of American President Jimmy Carter, the two heads of the warring factions in the Middle East, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Prime Minister Menachim Begin of Israel, sign an historic peace accord.
The King David Hotel atrocity was the work of a Jewish gang called the Irgun (led by Menachim Begin who would one day be Prime Minister of Israel).
Mubarak's decision to downgrade relations with Israel, which were established after decades of war and conflict by Anwar Sadat and Menachim Begin in 1979, signals a pointed warning from Israel's largest and most important peace partner that Israeli military escalation in the occupied West Bank is increasing Arab resentment to dangerous levels).
Indeed, there is little qualitative difference between Menachim Begin (who planned the destruction of the King David Hotel from the bottom up) and a man like Osama bin Laden (who managed the destruction of New York's World Trade Center from the top down) except in ideology and relative number of innocents killed.
that in 1948, when Menachim Begin came to the United States to garner
Shamir, with Menachim Begin, developed a strategy of outrage with the Irgun and the Lehi groups during the fight to establish Israel in 1948, employing not only ethnic cleansing (the massacre of the Palestinian village of Dair Yassen) but also excluded middle -- the assassination of Folke Bernadotte, UN negotiator for the mandate -- the extension of the definition of combatants (the dead in the blown-up King David Hotel included numerous non-military stenographers and office staff) and the pornography of death (the execution/murder of two British sergeants was filmed and the film delivered to Mandate authorities).