Menachem Begin Quotes (30 quotes)
“Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear.”
Address in Washington D.C. (22 March 1978)
“The Partition of Palestine is illegal. It will never be recognized.... Jerusalem was and will for ever be our capital. Eretz Israel will be restored to the people of Israel. All of it. And for Ever.”
Iron Wall, p. 25 & Simha Flapan, p. 32
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMenachem Begin
Born: August 16, 1913
Died: March 9, 1992 (aged 78)
Bio: Menachem Begin was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel. Before independence, he was the leader of the Zionist militant group Irgun, the Revisionist breakaway from the larger Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah. He proclaimed a revolt, on 1 February 1944, against the British mandatory government, which was opposed by the Jewish Agency.