Daily Israel Report
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  7/4/2012, Tammuz 14, 5772

Lechi Freedom Fighter Vet To Speak in Gush Etzion


Ezra Yachin, a veteran of Lohamei Herut Yisrael [the Fighters for the Freedom of Israel] or Lechi will speak at a special event at Eitam Hill in the Gush Etzion region of Judea. Yachin is the author of the book Elnakam which describes how he joined the Jewish underground in the 1940s to fight the British occupation. He also fought in the war of 1948. The event is sponsored by Committee for Developing Eitam  and Women for Israel's Tomorrow. The municipality of Efrat hopes to develop the now barren Eitam Hill as a new neighborhood with 2,200 housing units. The event will be held Friday July 6th.