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Irgun

A Jewish terrorist organization 1931–48 active against the British Mandate.
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The Irgun Zvai Leumi used various institutional envelopes (mostly religious to avoid detection) for sending its anti-British leaflets to local citizens and members as a subterfuge against the British.
A former professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an Irgun Zvai Leumi commander in Jerusalem, substantiated these facts and said that his wife was among those who prepared and sent these envelopes containing the leaflets.
(25) At the time, as you know, the Irgun Zvai Leumi and the Stern Group called a truce in their war against Great Britain.
Bowyer Bell, Terror Out of Zion: Irgun Zvai Leumi, LEHI, and the Palestine Underground, 1929-1949 (New York: St.
Pay humble tribute to the heroes and martyrs of the Irgun Zvai Leumi. Their life was struggle; their death heroism; their sacrifice sacred; their memory eternal.
The King David Hotel explosion and the hanging of two British sergeants was done by the Irgun Zvai Leumi. Menachem Begin was the commander of this terrorist organisation.
Three decades later,in December 1947,I watched the Haifa terminal of the Iraq Petroleum Company's pipeline blazing,destroyed by terrorists of Menachem Begin'sgrateful Irgun Zvai Leumi, which had already killed many of my closest friends.
The Palestine Resistance Committee was established in New York in late 1946 to raise funds for the Irgun Zvai Leumi, the Palestine Jewish underground army led by Menachem Begin.
When Egypt and Israel signed their 1978 peace agreement, the Israeli delegation was headed by Prime Minister Menachem Begin whose first militant group was called Irgun Zvai Leumi, a notorious terrorist organization.
She was not about to recommend activities similar to those of Irgun Zvai Leumi because she abhored their actions, but she failed to convince Weizmann of the need to deal with the British in this manner.
John Stanley Grauel, Methodist minister and Nadler's crew mate on the ship that would soon be renamed the "Exodus." Barney Ross and the American League for a Free Palestine, who sent Nadler to the Exodus, were actually supporters of the Revisionist-affiliated Irgun Zvai Leumi, while the Exodus was sponsored by their rival, the Labor Zionist-affiliated Haganah, but American supporters of the two groups were sometimes able to set aside their differences for a common cause.
Bergson was a proud member of the Irgun Zvai Leumi (Menachem Begin's organization) and a disciple of Vladimir Jabotinsky, the multilingual, fiery maverick whose right wing interpretation of Zionism and founding of a competing Zionist group, earned him the opprobrium of the majority of Zionists.