Yehuda Avner

No Subtlety: Menachem Begin made no apologies for what he saw as his firm stand for Israel and the Jewish people. Like him or hate him, he was an open book.

Menachem Begin Was Israel Leader True to Convictions

Menachem Begin, who would have turned 100 on Aug. 16, aroused mighty passions. Admirers adored him irrationally, and detractors loathed him. All knew where he stood.