Ze'ev Jabotinsky


Ze'ev Jabotinsky Photos:

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A poster from the Jabotinsky movement - the Covenant of Revisionist Zionists. "The Gate To The State" is what the poster reads in English. Behind is a poster of Jabotinsky's vision of the State of Israel, featuring a "Shtei Gadot", or two sides of the Jordan River.

A poem which became a popular song amongst Betar, the revisionist youth movement included the slogan, "Two Banks to the Jordan."

Each stanza in the poem includes the lyrics: "There are two sides of the Jordan River - This one is ours, and that one is as well." The song was written in 1929 while Jabotinsky was visiting Paris, France.


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*Some of the images are courtesy of The Farkash Gallery, located in Jaffa, Israel's leading venue for Israeli history & art. The site includes 1930s posters of the Jewish underground, and busts of Ze'ev Jabotinsky. More information at www.farkash-gallery.com

This is a project of the Ronn Torossian Family Foundation.