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    • Neil
    • 27.07.11 | 11:53 (IDT)

    "Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our time is the emergence in the newly created State of Israel of the Freedom Party (Herut), a political party closely akin in its organization, method, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties." - [Begin, and Yitzhak Shamir who were members of the party became Prime Ministers.] Albert Einstein, Hanna Arendt and other prominent Jewish Americans, writing in The New York Times, protest the visit to America of Menachem Begin, December 1948.

    from the article: Government move would cement rightist group's control of Jerusalem national park
    First published 11:37 27.07.11 | Last updated 11:37 27.07.11
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