Quotation from Eliezer Ben Yehouda “The thing we must do now is ...to conquer the country, covertly, bit by bit” — Jul. 1882
Promoter of modern Hebrew, speaking about the expansion of Jewish settlements.
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" The thing we must do now is to become as strong as we can, to conquer the country, covertly, bit by bit ... We will not set up committees so that the Arabs will know what we are after, we shall act like silent spies, we shall buy, buy, buy. "
Quoted by Benny Morris, Victimes, Histoire revisitée du conflit arabo-sioniste, Complexes, 2003, pp 63-64.
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