The Turning Point in Jewish History
Newspaper: Jewish Herald
subjects:Political Parties - Betar. Underground - British Mandate, Etzel, Gallows Martyrs, Haganah, Lechi, Nili, Underground Operation. Individuals - David Raziel, Garibaldi, Ze'ev Jabotinsky. Jewish Heritage - Holocaust. Security - War of Independence
On the 20th anniversary of the Irgun's declaration of war against the British in Palestine, Begin spoke at a celebration in Tel Aviv. In the speech, Begin recounts the difficulty of the struggle for liberation, compares the Irgun to other national liberation movements, and notes that their struggle was merely the continuation of the Bar Kochba revolt.