The struggles of the israeli freedom fighters after the world war ii in the book dawn by elie wiesel

So just who are the terrorists and who are the freedom fighters in the Middle East today? Were our American Founding Fathers terrorists or freedom fighters? I guess if you ask the British, they would say that the English colonists in the English colonies of America were traitors and terrorists, rebelling against their own government back home in England.

The struggles of the israeli freedom fighters after the world war ii in the book dawn by elie wiesel

Matania Ginosar When I joined the Israeli underground LECHI at fifteen the British, and most Israelis, called me a terrorist and tried to arrest and even kill whoever they could from our meager membership.

We were called "the Stern Gang," the British murdered most of our leaders, and arrested almost all the rest. One member, who later became my friend, Yehoshua Cohen, who many years later became the bodyguard of Ben Gurion, resurrected us from obscurity and build up our dedicated teams cells slowly, spreading them over the country.

Many of our leaders escaped prison by digging a hundred and fifty feet tunnel and re-joined the fight. Many other dedicated members died, including my cell leader, Mordechai.

I was lucky, I just spent a short time in jail. My brother spent nearly two years in a British detention camp in Africa with hundreds of other freedom fighters. His wife, a freedom fighter too, was arrested with him, and served time in prison.

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I knew in my soul, as my friends did too, that Israel was ours and the British would have to leave, no matter how long it would take, and how many of us would die in that fight.

All my education, my upbringing, my inner feelings told me that one day, all this area would, again, be our land. We expected the local Arabs and Christians to live in our Jewish State as equal citizens. We raised so much hell for them that they finally asked the UN to take over.

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And we got a sliver of a free state. Terrorists aim to create terror in the civilian population by killing innocent civilians, men, women and children. The freedom fighters of Israel did their best to prevent killing not only Britsh civilians, but also British policemen.

One of our underground members hated the British and killed a policeman without orders. We warned him, but he did it again.

The struggles of the israeli freedom fighters after the world war ii in the book dawn by elie wiesel

One of our leaders killed him under orders. We had many opportunities to kill British policemen, but we targeted only those that killed and tortured our members while prisoners.

When the Irgun underground decided to blow up the King David Hotel, a British headquarter, they warned the British half an hour earlier, but the British could not believe that the Irgun could penetrate their command center and did not evacuate it.

Their arrogance caused the death of many people, including civilians. Why am I telling this old story now?Three Aspects of Night By Elie Wiesel using tone mood and literary language Night by Elie Wiesel is an autobiographical novel recording Mr.

Wiesels experiences during the World War II holocaust. As a 15 year old boy Elie was torn from his home and placed in a concentration camp. The Holocaust survivor lived in Paris after the end of World War II and studied to become a journalist, according to his biography on the .

We called ourselves Lochamai Cherut Israel, (LECHI), "Fighters for the Freedom of Israel," and after years of fighting the British alone, we convinced the other two undergrounds, the Irgun and Hagana, to fight together our enemy – Britain.

Elie Wiesel's "Dawn" is a thoughtful look on the price of survival in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Wiesel's preface illustrates how appropriate this novella is to our time, and though he doesn't state so directly, particularly regarding the .

Elie Wiesel, a world famous, highly honored (and sometimes-criticized) Jewish writer and political activist, was born in Romania in The novella Dawn was his first work of fiction, published in /5. Dawn is a novel by Elie Wiesel, published in It is the second in a trilogy— Night, Dawn, and Day—describing Wiesel's experiences or thoughts during and after the Holocaust.

Dawn is an original work of fiction. It tells the story of Elisha, a Holocaust the war, Elisha moves to the British Mandate of Palestine and joins the Irgun (in the book known as the Movement), a Author: Elie Wiesel.

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