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Begin: A Portrait

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Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983, principal figure of the Israeli right, co-author of the historic peace between Israel and Egypt, and arguably one of the principal figures in the history of the Jewish People in the 20th century, is carefully portrayed in this extraordinary biography by Harry Hurwitz, a trusted friend and compatriot. Begin the ...more
Paperback, 255 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by B'nai B'rith Book Service (first published July 1994)
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Jun 06, 2016 Gary rated it it was amazing
Zvi Harry Hurwitz wrote his first biographical work on Menachem Begin, only 6 months after Begin was elected as Israel's sixth Prime Minister Prime Minister, and first Prime Minister, outside the ranks of the Labour Party.
This work covers the life span of life, thoughts and achievements of the phenomenal and great Son of Israel , a true leader , Menachem Wolfovitch Begin, until his sad passing in 1992.
The author notes that when the events of our times are chronicled by objective historians, he w
Ben Pashkoff
Bearing in mind that Mr Hurwitz is NOT a professional historian, that this is NOT an AUTO-biography, nor is it really and exhaustive biography of Menahem Begin, this book does sometimes give interesting and nice insights into how the man that was a most notable leader of Israel thought. At the beginning of the book, I felt that I was getting more on Jabotinsly than on Begin, but it is obvious that Mr. Hurwitz was witness to some of the interesting moments of Begin's later life and he glows in ...more
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