"We stand on the land of liberated Israel. There will be many Alon Morehs. There will be many, many settlements in the coming weeks."

The 200 pioneers at Kaddum (now renamed Alon Moreh), in the rolling hills of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, cheered and sang as their distinguished guest presented a Torah scroll for the settlement's new synagogue. For others, though, these were chilling words in a chilling context. The speaker was Menachem Begin, 63, onetime leader of the anti-British, anti-Arab terrorist group known as Irgun Zvai...

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