Ben-Gurion's dark side
The time has come to move past the cult of personality surrounding Israel's greatest leader and evaluate his actions honestly.
If Haaretz's editor Aluf Benn described his generation this week as "Begin's Children" (Haaretz, May 27), then we, the children of the previous generation, are Ben-Gurion's children. Admiration and, I must admit, even a bit of a cult of personality surrounded the greatest of our statesmen. In my case, these forces were accompanied by the preaching of my grandfather, who remained a Ben-Gurionist even...
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