Lohamei Herut Yisrael

   See Stern Group.

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  • LOḤAMEI ḤERUT ISRAEL — (Leḥi, or Stern Group ), armed underground organization in Palestine founded by avraham stern . In June 1940, after the (IẒL) decided on a truce of underground armed activities during World War II, the Stern group broke away from IẒL. At first it …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lehi (group) — Lohamei Herut Israel Dates of operation 1940–1949 Active region(s) Palestine Ideology Zionism Lehi (Hebrew pronunciation: …   Wikipedia

  • Fighters for the Freedom of Israel — (Lohamei Herut Yisrael Lehi)    See Stern Group …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • LEHI — (Lohamei Herut Yisrael Fighters for the Freedom of Israel; Stern Group)    See STERN (GANG) GROUP …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • YELLIN-MOR (Friedman), NATHAN — (1913–1980), one of the leaders of Loḥamei Ḥerut Israel and Israeli politician, member of the First Knesset. Born in Grodno, Poland, Yellin Mor completed his studies as an engineer in Warsaw, where he joined the Berit ha Ẓiyyonim ha Revizyonistim …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • STERN, AVRAHAM — (underground name, Ya ir; 1907–1942), leading underground fighter in Palestine, founder of the organization later called Loḥamei Ḥerut Israel (Leḥi). Born in Suvalki (then Russian Poland), Stern studied at the Hebrew high school there. In 1925 he …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel Eldad — (b. 1910 as Israel Scheib in Podvolochisk, Galicia, d. 1996), was a noted Israeli independence fighter and Revisionist Zionist philosopher. He was an early member and later chief ideological strategist of the Lohamei Herut Yisrael (Fighters for… …   Wikipedia

  • Shamir, Yitzhak — (formerly Yzernitzky) (1915 )    Born in Rozhinay (or Rozhnoi) in eastern Poland in 1915, he was educated at a Hebrew secondary school in Bialystok, where he became a disciple of Vladimir Ze ev Jabotinsky and joined the Revisionist youth movement …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • SHAMIR (Yazernitzki), YITZHAK — (1915– ), pre state underground leader and Israeli prime minister, member of the Eighth to Thirteenth Knesset. Born in Ruzinoy, in Eastern Poland, Shamir studied at a Hebrew gymnasium in Bialystok, and was a member of the betar youth movement .… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JABOTINSKY, VLADIMIR — (Ze ev; 1880–1940), Zionist activist, soldier, orator, writer and poet; founder of the jewish legion during World War I. Jabotinsky greatly influenced a large section of the Jewish people and as head of the betar   movement was the undisputed… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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