From Diplomacy to Resistance: A History...

The Second World War was a crucial period in the history of Jewish Palestine. Between 1939 and 1945, the Zionist movement and Jewish Palestine underwent considerable transformation. This carefully documented work recounts the events of that period of time.

Preface viii Israel’s chief archivist. Dr. Michael Hyman of the CZA and his staff were also extremely helpful in allowing me to roam free-ly through their archives. The Hagana Archives ( ATH) in Tel Aviv were opened to me by Mr. Shaul Avigur and Lt. Col. Ger-shon Rivlin, and my special thanks are due to my friend Dr. Yehuda Slutsky, author of the authoritative history of the Ha-gana, who spared neither help nor constructive criticism. Thanks are also due to Mr. Boris Guriel, late of the Weizmann Archive, for his great help and to Mr. Berele Teitz of the His-tadrut Archive for making large amounts of material available to me. Much of the material is based on oral interviews, some of which were collected by ATH and some of which I added and deposited there; the many persons who gave me of their time and patiently answered my questions are in a way co-authors of this book, without of course being in any way re-sponsible for its contents. It is a special pleasure to offer thanks again to my teacher and colleague Prof. Israel Halperin, who guided me through this research until its publication in Hebrew in 1963. I was fortunate in having as a translator Rabbi Dr. Alton M. Winters of Glen Cove, New York, a man thoroughly versed in both languages, who became a friend and a colleague in the process of translat-ing this work. Last but not least, my kibbutz, Kibbutz Shoval in the Israeli Negev, whose members showed not only patience and interest but who wholeheartedly supported and continue to support my work, are living proof of the worth of labor done in a communal social environment. Y. B. March 1969 Kibbutz Shoval Negev, Israel   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePrefaceContentsIntroductionSummaryAppendix IExtract from the Minutes of the Saint James ConferenceAppendix IIAppendix IIIAppendix IVAppendix VAppendix VIAppendix VIIAppendix VIIIAppendix IXNotesGlossaryBibliographyIndex
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