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- DescriptionIn the winter of 1948, only a few months before the establishment of the State of Israel, the tension mounted between the Haganah and the Irgun, two competing bands of Zionist freedom fighters. When the corpse of Irgun fighter Yedidya Segal was discovered at the foot of Mount Carmel, the Irgun accused the Haganah of murder. It would t have taken much for the incident to trigger a bloody civil war, even with the Arab enemy on the threshold. But Yedidya's bereaved mother begged the would-be avengers to lay down their arms. Nearly seven decades after the tragedy, journalist Haggai Segal, Yedidya's nephew, reopened the case. Now the full story -- which involves well-kwn figures who led and shaped Israel -- has finally come to light.
- Author BiographyHaggai Segal was born in 1957 in Haifa and raised in Acco, Israel. He earned a BA in mathematics and statistics from Hebrew University and served as editor of Nekuda, the monthly journal of the Council of Jewish Communities in Yesha, and as Israels Channel 7 News department director. Segal has a regular column in the papers Makor Rishon and Yediot Aharonot and presents a weekly political program at the Knesset. Married to Devorah, he has five children and five grandchildren. Haggai Segal has published many books in Hebrew, including Achim Yekarim (English edition, Dear Brothers: The West Bank Jewish Underground), about the Israeli Jewish underground of the 1980s of which he was a member.
- Author(s)Haggai Segal
- PublisherGefen Publishing House
- Date of Publication01/11/2014
- SubjectBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationJerusalem
- Country of PublicationIsrael
- ImprintGefen Publishing House
- Weight662 g
- Width150 mm
- Height220 mm
- Spine28 mm
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