ISRAEL: Stormy Start for a Stylish Hard-Liner

The 8th century B.C. Prophet Micah is enjoying 20th century political popularity. Jimmy Carter began his Inaugural Address with an injunction of the Hebrew sage "to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God." Last week in Jerusalem, incoming Israeli Premier Menachem Begin, with a bow toward Carter, also quoted Micah: "For let all peoples walk each one in the name of its god, But we will walk in the name of the Lord Our God for ever and ever." As Begin interpreted these words, God "at the...

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