is no accident that video evidence has been available in every case this year in which a law enforcement officer has been charged with a crime for killing a civilian. However they also targeted Jews whom they regarded as traitors, and during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War they joined in operations with the Haganah and Irgun against Arab targets, for example Deir Yassin. 84 87 The Lehi trial and the Fighters' Party Between December 5, 1948 and January 25, 1949, Yellin-Mor and Schmuelevitch were tried in a military court on terrorism charges. Needless to say, little has changed in the intervening 45 years. In 1942, Stern, after he was arrested, was shot dead in disputed circumstances by Inspector Geoffrey. Propelled forward by the evocatively named Black Lives Matter movement and other grass-roots organizations, the movement was given a huge boost by the availability of videos, many of them taken by citizens, that showed out-of-control and sometimes lethal actions by the police. So it was more efficient and more moral to go for selected targets. 45 Ami Pedahzur, The Israeli Response to Jewish Terrorism and Violence: Defending Democracy, Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York 2002. Sit up straight and maintain your focus during the interview. Though an anti-lynching bill was finally passed in the House of Representatives in 1922, it was defeated in the Senate by a filibuster led by Southern Democrats.
After the interview, send thank-you notes to the interviewers. 21 On, the government of Israel, having inducted its activist members into the Israel Defense Forces, formally disbanded Lehi, though some of its members carried out one more terrorist act, the assassination of Folke Bernadotte some months later, 22 an act condemned by Bernadotte's replacement. The current movement emerged out of mounting anger over the killing of unarmed citizens by police. Remarkably, many of their proposals echo those of Campaign Zero and Building Momentum from the Ground. 32 Yitzhak Shamir, one of the three leaders of Lehi after Avraham Stern's assassination, argued for the legitimacy of Lehi's actions: There are those who say that to kill.G. Apparently one of von Hentig's secretaries noted down the essence of the proposal in his own words. Tel Aviv: Hadar Publishing House. You are a good guy if you are not shooting." This is the polar opposite of American police training, where police academies relentlessly show terrifying videos that can lead to only one conclusion: that failure to shoot can be fatal. Lynchings also became more racialized during this time. Little wonder, then, that police associations are often among the strongest advocates of gun control. Readier to shoot than their counterparts in other countries, they are also far more likely to be shot. In other words, get there 10 to 15 minutes early.