The Force of the Irrational

The story of the Exodus the ship’s full name was Exodus from Europe ’47 is almost unbelievable. After World War II, Britain was nearly destitute. Food, clothing and fuel were all rationed. But led by Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin, the British government saw fit to blockade the coast of Palestine with 45 of its most advanced warships. These ships had only one mission: to prevent the survivors of Hitler’s Holocaust — the very people Britain had just helped save — from reaching safe-haven in the Land of Israel.

via The American Spectator : The Force of the Irrational.


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