Israel’s Last Chance

Newspaper: Jewish Herald
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31 In aug 1956
Underground - British Mandate. Diaspora - Diaspora Jewry. Elections , Security - Fundamentals of Israeli Security, Optional or Non-Optional War. Government , Political Parties - Herut, Mapai. Jewish Heritage - Holocaust. Nationalism , Aliyah - Return to Zion
Begin shares his concern for Israel's security as a result of decisions made over the years by the Government. The Government missed countless opportunities to strengthen Israel. Begin then argues that Israelis are delusional if they think war is preventable. This is because Israel's enemies are determined to destroy Israel. To feel strong, Begin remarks that Israel needs to feel worldwide Jewry standing with Israel against its enemies. He then shifts to share that there is a shift in public opinion in Israel and if a war does not break out, Herut will encourage Israelis to demand new elections.