32. From a Drumhead Court-Martial to an Official Apology
All sessions in this series require a Data projector and speakers
On June 30th 1948 Meir Tobianski, an officer of the very young IDF, was arrested, accused of betrayal, judged, found guilty and executed all within 3 hours. A year later he had been exonerated and reburied with full military ceremony at the Mt Herzl cemetery. How did this happen? Who were the people involved? And what was the role of Alterman's poem: The Traitor's Widow in this painful process? The session will take us to the very early days of the state when underground movements needed to be shaped into a uniform army.