Karen Haber is an avid history buff, who enjoys digging through the archives and records of the National Library in the quest to extract pearls from images and words covered in the dust of history. She is the author of Haaretz's "Citizen K" blog.
For four years, Menachem Begin was a man underground, in the fullest sense of the word—a commander of an underground force and a wanted man, hiding from the British. After Israel’s declaration of independence, Begin came out of hiding with a historic speech that transformed him into a national political figure.
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