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7380

Iranian TV "Documentary": Ben-Gurion Saw Himself as the New Moses, Modeled Israel on Sparta

June 22, 2019

Iranian TV "Documentary": Ben-Gurion Saw Himself as the New Moses, Modeled Israel on Sparta

Duration:
04:18
Source:
IRIB Ofogh TV (Iran)
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Intro:

On June 22, 2019, Ofogh TV (Iran) aired the first episode of a show called "The Kiryah 2040," which is about Israel's "militaristic essence." The show said that David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, had believed that Judea must be rebuilt by "blood and fire" and that he had based the State of Israel on the Ancient Greek state of Sparta. The show also said that Ben-Gurion saw himself as a "new Moses" who would bring the Jews to the Promised Land in "a sea of blood and fire." The narrat...

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