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by Ned Temko
Author: Ned Temko
Publisher: William Morrow & Co; 1st edition (June 1, 1987)
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Menachem Begin was in Warsaw during the time of my novel-in-progress. I have already written scenes where he meets and later defends Anna Gorska, my main Polish fictional character. These activities, while of course fictional, are totally consistent with Begin's real-life details. More such scenes to come.
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Describes the Israeli leader's childhood, involvement in the Zionist movement, political exile, work against the British in Palestine, and accomplishments as prime minister.
TO WIN OR TO DIE A Personal Portrait of Menachem Begin. 460 pp. New York: William Morrow & Company. Ned Temko, a former Jerusalem correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, has written an engrossing biography of the man who must be considered the second most important leader in Israel's history, after David Ben-Gurion. Mr. Begin will be remembered for two monumental achievements. He was the first Israeli leader to sign a peace treaty with an Arab power, and, for better or worse, he was the man who made it all but impossible for any Israeli Government to give back the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to Arab control.
Menachem Begin was born in Brest-Litovsk, Poland on 16 August 1913, son of Zeev-Dov and Hassia Begin. Temko, Ned. To Win or to Die: A Personal Portrait of Menahem Begin. New York: Morrow, 1987. He was educated at the Mizrachi Hebrew School and the Polish Gymnasium (High School). In 1931, he entered Warsaw University and took his law degree in 1935.
To Win or Die: A Personal Portrait of Menachem Begin. The Sinai passes were instrumental in creating discourse that almost ended negotiations of the Disengagement Agreement. US foreign policy was critical here, and Kissinger used a new policy of shuttle diplomacy for accomplishing a new peace process in the Middle East.
FOR ONE brief season in a stormy 60-year career in politics, Menachem Begin won international recognition as a man of peace. For the decades before, and the few years after, he was a belligerent outcast, a pariah to many, thwarted and sabotaged by some of his closest collaborators. His life spanned the 20th-century Jewish experience, from the shtetl to the Sinai.
Menachem Begin decided therefore to postpone the arrival of the ship, and . To win or to die: a personal portrait of Menachem Begin.
A similar cable was sent to Shmuel Katz (member of the General Headquarters), who was then in Paris, but the ship had already left the day before the message arrived. According to the book Altalena by journalist and political analyst Shlomo Nakdimon, Ben-Gurion instructed the Israeli Air Force to sink the ship on the high seas, long before it approached the shore.