Top quotes by those who helped shape the State of Israel

The history of Zionism and Israel is written in a large part with a Russian accent.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
March 29, 2019 08:30
Eliezer Ben Yehuda

Eliezer Ben Yehuda 311. (photo credit: Unknown)

 
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The history of Zionism and Israel is written in a large part with a Russian accent. Russian- speaking Jewish leaders, pioneers, fighters, entrepreneurs, poets, scientists and athletes took part in many victories of the Jewish national movement and the Jewish State, influenced key decisions, sacrificed their blood and sweat, their freedom and even their lives for the future of their nation in their homeland.

The following are some of the top quotes said by these people, sayings and ideas that influenced the State of Israel then, and in many cases, still today.


View the whole list of Russian shapers of Israel.



 

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