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Oley Hagardom

Olei Hagardom (Hebrew: "Those hanged in the gallows", עולי הגרדום) is the term commonly used for those Jewish fighters that were tried before British Mandate courts and executed by hanging, usually in the Acre prison. There were 15 "Olei Hagardom" in total, including two Nili fighters.

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Acre Prison break

The Acre Prison break (Hebrew: הפריצה לכלא עכו‎) was an operation executed by the Irgun on 4 May 1947 in the British Mandate of Palestine, in which its men broke into the Acre prison wall and a liberated several of their incarcerated comrades.

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Altalena Affair

The Altalena Affair was a violent confrontation that took place in June of 1948 between the newly-formed Israel Defense Forces and the Irgun (Etzel), a paramilitary Jewish group. The confrontation involved a cargo ship, Altalena, captained by Monroe Fein, which carried weapons and fighters for the Irgun .

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Camp David Accords

The Camp David Accords were signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on September 17, 1978, following twelve days of secret negotiations at Camp David.[1] The two agreements were signed at the White House, and were witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter. The Accords led directly to the 1979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty.

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Menachem Begin – Israeli Hero

Menachem Begin, writer Sidney Zion noted in 1983, “was run out of Poland by the Nazis, imprisoned by the Soviets, hunted by the British and nearly murdered by the Jews. To have survived would have been impressive enough. To have flourished- Begin led the first [Jewish nationalist] revolution in nearly 2,000 years [and] signed the first peace treaty in Israeli history- ranks as something of a miracle.”

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Menachem Begin – BBC Article
Menachem Begin was a hard man, who brought the Right in Israel to power for the first time. He was stern in manner, with the appearance of a schoolteacher rather than a statesman. But it was Begin's hard streak that gave him confidence to start the process of making peace with the Arabs.
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