Daniel Gordis has written a concise and exciting political biography of Menachem Begin. . . . Begin was a man who sought to save Israel’s metaphorical soul with daring acts, both on and off the battlefield. It earned him ire and derision at home and abroad, but it also preserved Israel during times of crisis.
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I’ve always thought his campaign slogan should have been “Rock’ em, sock ’em, vote Menachem.”