|In 1948, prior to the creation of the State
of Israel, Albert Einstein was solicited by the Stern Gang to raise
money and support for its terrorism against the British and the
In the United States, the Stern Gang operated under the title of "American Friends of the Fighters for the Freedom of Israel." Here is Einstein's response written the day after the massacre at Deir Yassin, the same day it was first reported in The New York Times. The original letter is slated to become part of the Deir Yassin Remembered Archives.
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Note that this letter was written April 10th, 1948, ONLY ONE DAY after Stern terror gang with the assistance of the Haganah executed the massacre against the civilian population Deir Yassin.