Letters, Jun. 20, 1977

Israel's Leader

To the Editors:

Your cover story on Israel and Menachem Begin [May 30] was a disgrace. In the only democratic election in the Middle East, the people of Israel elected a man and his party to replace a corrupt, weak and scandal-ridden government—and TIME talks about Trouble in the Promised Land.

Peter Almagor

Toronto, Ont.

Your cheap attack on Menachem Begin was an assault on Israel and every Jew.

Van Lewis Caplan

New York City

Mr. Begin does not differ from his predecessors in his views on colonial expansionism. After all, more than...

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