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‘Empire’ Conquers Monstrous Task

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/empire_conquers_monstrous_task_20060414

It is not accidental that Gershom Gorenberg limited his substantial study, "The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977," to the first decade of the settler movement, for by 1977, when Menachem Begin and the right gained power for the first time in Israeli history, 80 settlements housing more than 11,000 Israelis already dotted the territories captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.

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