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Menachem Begin
Birth: Aug. 16, 1913
Bresckaja, Belarus
Death: Mar. 9, 1992
Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv District, Israel

He was the 6th Prime Minister of Israel. A native of Poland, he fled to the Soviet Union when the Nazis invaded. He was arrested in September of 1940 and charged with espionage. Sentenced to eight years at a concentration camp in Siberia, he was freed in 1941 as part of an accord with the Polish government. His father, mother, and brother died in the Nazi Holocaust. He will be best remembered for signing Israel's first peace treaty with an Arab neighbor, Egypt in 1979. He shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
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  Aliza Arnold Begin (____ - 1982)*
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Cause of death: Heart Failure 
From the Hebrew: Menachem Begin, son of Chasia and Ze'ev Dov.
Mount of Olives Cemetery
Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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