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by Danielle Zilberberg,Yoram Sharett,Avi Shilon

Author: Danielle Zilberberg,Yoram Sharett,Avi Shilon
Subcategory: Historical
Language: English
Publisher: Yale University Press; First Edition edition (November 27, 2012)
Pages: 584 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.1
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Among the many topics Avi Shilon holds up to new light are Begin's antagonistic relationship with David .

Among the many topics Avi Shilon holds up to new light are Begin's antagonistic relationship with David Ben-Gurion, his controversial role in the 1982 Lebanon War, his unique leadership style, the changes in his ideology over the years, and the mystery behind the total silence he maintained at the end of his career. Through Begin's remarkable life, the book also recounts the history of the right-wing segment of Israeli society, a story essential to understanding the Israel of today.

Avi Shilon has beautifully documented Menachem Begin's remarkable life and explained his complex character; in addition, this well-translated biography provides important insights into Begin's historic prime ministry. -Daniel Pipes, Middle East Forum. The first comprehensive biography about the leader and the ma. .

His first book, "Menachem Begin: A Life", was published by Yale University press on 2012.

Though at times somewhat wordy, the author has captured the essence of who Begin was, and what his place in history has become. His first book, "Menachem Begin: A Life", was published by Yale University press on 2012. His second book, "Ben Gurion, Epilogue" had been published by Am-Oved on 2013.

Download Citation On Sep 1, 2014, Ylana N. Miller and others published Menachem Begin: A Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.

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The first full-scale biography of one of the most important-and enigmatic-leaders in Israeli history

The first full-scale biography of one of the most important-and enigmatic-leaders in Israeli history.

Menachem Begin (1913-92), a military and political leader who became prime minister of Israel, was in many ways the .

Menachem Begin (1913-92), a military and political leader who became prime minister of Israel, was in many ways the Labor Zionists' polar opposite. As the leader of the small Revisionist underground Etzel, he led a revolt against British forces in the 1940s. He argues that Begin, while a principled, truthful, and moral politician, was governed almost totally by emotion and intuition, shortchanging his analytical abilities.

Avi Shilon has beautifully documented Menachem Begin's remarkable life and . -Daniel Pipes, Middle East Forum (Daniel Pipes). Among the many topics Avi Shilon holds up to new light are Begin's antagonistic relationship with David Ben-Gurion, his controversial role in the 1982 Lebanon War, his unique leadership style, the changes in his ideology over the years, and the mystery behind the total silence he maintained at the end of his career.

Menachem Begin: A Life.

He argues that Begin, while a principled, truthful, and moral politician, was governed almost totally by emotion and intuition, shortchanging his analytical abilities.

This riveting biography is the first to provide a satisfactory answer to the question, Who was Menachem Begin? Based on wide-ranging research among archival documents and on testimonials and interviews with Begin's closest advisers, the book presents a detailed new portrait ofIsrael's founding leader. Among the many topics Avi Shilon holds up to new light are Begin's antagonistic relationship with David Ben-Gurion, his controversial role in the 1982 Lebanon War, his unique leadership style, the changes in his ideology over the years, and the mystery behind the total silence he maintained at the end of his career. Through Begin's remarkable life, the book also recounts the history of the right-wing segment of Israeli society, a story essential to understanding the Israel of today.