Begin, Menachem

 (1913–1992) Polish-born Israeli prime minister (1977–83); Nobel Peace Prize shared with Anwar el-Sadat (1978). behalf. A useful distinction exists between on behalf of and in behalf of. The first means acting as a representative, as when a lawyer enters a plea on behalf of a client, and often denotes a formal relationship. In behalf of indicates a closer or more sympathetic role and means acting as a friend or defender. "I spoke on your behalf " means that I represented you when you were absent. "I spoke in your behalf " means that I supported you or defended you.

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  • Begin, Menachem — ▪ prime minister of Israel in full  Menachem Wolfovitch Begin   born August 16, 1913, Brest Litovsk, Russia [now in Belarus] died March 9, 1992, Tel Aviv Yafo, Israel  Zionist leader who was prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983. Begin was… …   Universalium

  • Begin, Menachem — (1919 92)    Born on 16 August 1919 the son of Zeev Dov and Hassia Begin in Brest Litovsk, White Russia (later Poland). Begin was educated in Brest Litovsk at the Mizrachi Hebrew School and later studied and graduated in law at the University of… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Begin,Menachem — Be·gin (bāʹgĭn), Menachem. 1913 1992. Russian born Israeli politician. He led (1943 1948) Irgun, the Zionist underground movement in Palestine. After the establishment of Israel, Begin became a political leader known for his hard line views on… …   Universalium

  • Begin, Menachem — (1913–92)    Etzel commander and Israel political leader. Whatever the moral and political questions it raised, the Irgun Tzvai Leumi (National Military Organization) under Begin’s command was on the operational level one of the most effective… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Begin, Menachem (Wolfovitch) — (b. Aug. 16, 1913, Brest Litovsk, Russia d. March 9, 1992, Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime minister of Israel (1977–83). He earned a law degree from the University of Warsaw, Pol. During World War II (1939–45) the Soviet authorities sent him to Siberia,… …   Universalium

  • Menachem Begin — מנחם בגין 6th Prime Minister of Israel In office 21 June 1977 – 10 October 1983 Preceded by Yitzhak Rabin …   Wikipedia

  • Menachem Begin — 1978 Menachem Begin (hebräisch ‏מנחם בגין‎‎; * 16. August 1913 in Brest Litowsk, Russisches Kaiserreich; † 9. März 1992 in Tel Aviv) war Ministerprä …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Menachem Z. Rosensaft — Born May 1, 1948 (1948 05 01) (age 63) Bergen Belsen, Germany Occupation …   Wikipedia

  • Menachem — ist der Name einer biblischen Person (König von Israel), siehe Menahem Menachem ist der Name folgender weiterer Personen: Menachem Ariav (* 1929), seit 1977 Oberbürgermeister von Nazerat Illit Menachem Avidom (1908–1995), israelischer Komponist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BEGIN, MENAḤEM — (1913–1992), Israeli statesman and former commander of the Irgun Ẓeva i Le ummi (IẒL); prime minister of Israel. He served in the First to Tenth Knessets. Begin was born and educated in Brest Litovsk. He graduated with a law degree from Warsaw… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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