The Tragedy of Mapam

Newspaper: Jewish Herald
posted on:
18 In jan 1972
Political Parties - Betar, Mapam. Ideologies - Communists. Diaspora - Diaspora Jewry. Liberty of Men - Individual Liberty. Knesset , Aliyah - Return to Zion. States - Soviet Union (Russia). Individuals - Ze'ev Jabotinsky
Begin looks at the past failings of Hashomer Hatzair, particularly their unwillingness to fight the British in the Mandate period and their alliance with the Soviets. He makes particular note of their loyalty to Russia, with some members calling Stalinist Russia their second Motherland.