Menachem Begin’s legacy marked at CFI-Stand With Us event in Parliament

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Begin eventCFI, Stand With Us and the Begin Legacy Project on Thursday hosted an event in Parliament to celebrate the legacy of Menachem Begin, marking the Israeli leader’s life and career.

Speakers at the event included CFI Honorary President Lord Polak CBE, Israel’s Ambassador to the UK, H.E. Mark Regev, CEO of the Begin Legacy Project, Herzl Markov, and author of ‘The House of Israel’ and co-founder of Quilliam, Ed Husain.

Guests learned about the life and career of Begin and how the historic Israel-Egypt peace deal, which has been in place for 40 years, was forged thanks to the dialogue and friendship between him and Anwar Sadat.

The Begin Legacy Project presented clips from a forthcoming documentary which will tell the story of the founding of Israel through the lens of Mr Begin’s life.

 

 

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