Quotation from Albert Einstein “The emergence ...of the Herut, closely akin … to the Nazi and Fascist parties” — Dec. 1948

Commenting, with Hannah Arendt and twenty-six others, on the creation of Herut, the party of Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir, and ancestor of the Likud of Ariel Sharon and Benjamin Netanyahu.

Author : Thematic :
" Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our time is the emergence in the newly created State of Israel of the Freedom Party (Herut), a political party closely akin in its organization, method, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. "

Letter to the New York Times, Dec. 1948, protesting the reception of Menachem Begin in the US.

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