Uri Avnery on the Maccabees & more

27.12.14 My Glorious Brothers WHEN I was 15 years old and a member of the Irgun underground (by today’s criteria, an honest-to-goodness terrorist organization), we sang “(In the past) we had the heroes / Bar Kochba and the Maccabees / Now we have the new ones / The national youth…” The melody was a German military marching song. Why did we look for heroes in the remote past? We … Read more Uri Avnery on the Maccabees & more