Etzel Collection, Leaflets and Notices, No. 84 - 171 ('Revolt' leaflet "El HaAm HaYoshev BeZion" - 'To the People in Zion')

01.02.1941 - 30.12.1945

Reference Code : K 4 - 13/ 2

Archive: Etzel Collection
Material status: Scanned
אוניות מעפילים: Parita,Astir,קולורדו,Struma,Salvador

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Relationship with British rule: Illegal immigration; strike against Lehi, declaration of the revolt, Yom Kippur prayers at Western Wall, exile to Africa.
Struggle against the Hagana: Mapai (Mifleget Poalei Eretz Yisrael, Workers' Party of the Land of Israel), Jewish Agency and National Council, primarily regarding: policy of restraint, Kofer HaYishuv (Community Ransom Fund), illegal immigration, work disputes in Bnei Brak and Litvinsky Park, informing and kidnapping of Etzel members, the Hunting Season, danger of a civil war.
Etzel fallen: Yaakov Shimon Raz, David Raziel, Avshalom.
'Ha'apala' (illegal immigration) on ships: Parita, Astir, Colorado, Struma, Salvador and imprisonment of illegal immigrants in Atlit.
Period of World War II: Evian Conference, recruitment into British Army, establishment of Jewish Army, demand for a Jewish state, demand for a provisional Jewish government, Baghdad pogrom, approach of the front to Eretz Israel, Holocaust in Europe.
Etzel actions: killing of Officer Ralph Karnes, confiscation of monies, attacks on C.I.D. (Central Investigation Department) centers and police stations.
Notifications concerning torture of prisoners in Acre Prison and threats of hunger strikes.
Leaflet to members of 'HaTekuma' Organization; leaflet about speech by Josiah Wedgewood;
Secret leaflets distributed among Hagana members and critics of its commanders calling for members to abandon the organization.
Comment: some leaflets received in 2012 not yet scanned.