We need Begin, not Ben-Gurion

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December 30, 2011 01:27

Both left and right need to relearn Begin’s lesson: Any Jewish state is better than none.




Menachem Begin

Begin 311. (photo credit:The Jerusalem Post archives)



The Altalena seems to be on many commentators’ minds these days, mine included, but most of those who cite this incident misidentify its hero. The man Israel needs today isn’t the first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, he’s former prime minister Menachem Begin.




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