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I BACK IRGUN
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Irgun was a Jewish, right-wing Zionist organization that believed in the Revisionist Zionism. Founded in 1931, the Irgun held the belief that every Jewish person had the right to enter Palestine, that only active retaliation would deter the Arabs from preventing Jewish immigration, and only Jewish armed forces would ensure the Jewish state. For the next 17 years, the Irgun carried out attacks on opposing groups that threatened their beliefs. Specifically focusing their attacks on the British and Arabs, the organization gained the reputation of a terrorist group, carrying out many terrorist attacks, including a hotel bombing and a village massacre. The organization disbanded in 1948 after the creation of Israel.

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Britannica, T. E. (2012). Irgun Zvai Leumi. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/Irgun-Zvai-Leumi

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