October 18: The Revisionist

The militant right-wing Zionist leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky was born in Odessa on this date in 1880. He became a Zionist after the Kishinev pogrom and helped to create the Jewish Self-Defense Organization, which worked to safeguard Jewish communities by arming their youth (his slogans included, “Better to have a gun and not need it than […]

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