Thursday, April 18, 2013

Jabotinsky, January 1934, The Video Clip

He speaks in Yiddish (there are Hebrew subtitles) on the subject "Let the Jews Go to Eretz-Yisrael", less than a year after the Nazi rise to power and after the Mandatory power enacted regulations restricting immigration and land purchases by Jews, a death-knell for Zionism:

In the film are his wife, Yohanna, Dr. Joseph Schechtmann, Binyamin Lubotzky and wife, the Halperin sisters.
Thanks to Jabotinsky Institute and Yaakov Gross.

Was a state contemplated?

As Jabotinsky illustrates, already in March 1916, the British were talking about the Jews taking into their own hands the administration of the country:


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