Ben Aharon’s Regime Means Slavery, Poverty for All

Newspaper: Jewish Herald
posted on:
8 In aug 1972
Ideologies - Communism, Communists, Socialism. Government , Political Parties - Mapam. States - Soviet Union (Russia)
Begin criticizes Yitzhak Ben Aharon for his communist economic and social views. Begin shares how Ben Aharon threatened to resign after being angered by the Prime Minister. However, Labor Party Ministers convinced him to withdraw his resignation. A few weeks after, some of these same Labor Party Ministers attacked him for his economic and social views. They claimed that they "were surprised to learn about Mr. Ben Aharon's ideas," while Begin argues that everyone else knew about it. Begin continues to attack Ben Aharon's eagerness to make Israel a socialist State. Begin is afraid of such a State because it would lead the country into a form of slavery, where almost everyone is in poverty.