the Lavon Affair


the Lavon Affair
exposure of a Jewish terrorist network in Egypt

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • LAVON AFFAIR, THE — The Lavon Affair began with a security mishap, which was at first referred to as the esek bish ( the bad business ). At the beginning of July 1954, an Israel initiated intelligence operation in egypt , involving a plan to plant bombs in several… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lavon Affair — State of Israel …   Wikipedia

  • Lavon Affair —    Pinhas Lavon was Israel s defense minister in 1954, when Israeli agents were arrested in Egypt, apparently for trying to bomb U. S. facilities in Cairo and Alexandria and other targets in an effort to turn Great Britain and the United States… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • LAVON (Lubianiker), PINḤAS — (1904–1976), Israeli labor leader and politician, member of the First to Fourth Knessets. Born in Kopychintsy in East Galicia, Lavon completed his law studies at Lvov University. At first he was active in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lavon, Pinhas — ▪ Israeli politician born  Pinhas Lubianiker , Pinhas also spelled  Pinchas  born July 12, 1904, Kopyczynce, Eastern Galicia, Austria Hungary [now Kopychintsy, Ukraine] died January 24, 1976, Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel       Israeli politician who… …   Universalium

  • Lavon, Pinhas — (formerly Lubianiker) (1904 76)    The key figure in the affair that clouded Israel s political life for almost a decade from the mid 1950s to the mid 1960s and resulted in the downfall of a government and the splitting up of the country s ruling …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Lavon — may mean:*Lavon, Texas, a suburb of Dallas in Collin County, Texas *Lake Lavon, an artificial lake in Collin County, Texas *Pinhas Lavon, Defense Minister of Israel from 1954 to 1955 *Lavon Affair, an Israeli political scandal named for Pinhas… …   Wikipedia

  • The Affair —    See Lavon Affair …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Affair — Part of a series on Love …   Wikipedia

  • Lavon (Lubianiker), Pinchas — (1904–76)    Israel labour leader. Lavon was born in Galicia and was one of the early organizers of the Gordonia youth movement, founded in 1923. He settled in Palestine in 1929 and became a leading figure in Mapai and the Histadrut, a member of… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament


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