In 1940, Mr. Netanyahu went to the United States to be secretary to Mr. Jabotinsky, who was building American support for his militant brand of Zionism. Mr. Jabotinsky died that same year
However, originally, it appeared thus:
In 1940, Mr. Netanyahu went to the United States to be secretary to Mr. Jabotinsky, who was building American support for his militant brand of Zionism. Mr. Jabotinsky died in a car accident that same year,
I tried to correct it and wrote to the paper and its employees and received two reactions:
thanks. we are fixing
Thanks. we are fixing it.
Jabotisnky died on August 4, 1940 and in a New York Times' article on Aug. 7, we read:
Mr. Jabotinsky, who died of a heart attack Saturday night at Camp Betar, Zionist Youth Camp at Hunter, N.Y...
At the official Jabotinsky Institute site we read:
On August 4, 1940, while visiting the Betar camp in New York, Ze'ev Jabotinsky suffered a massive, fatal heart attack.
So, we can conclude one or more of the following:
(a) the NYTimes does not trust me.
(b) the NYTimes does not trust its own archives.
(c) the NYTimes does not know how to find material in it own archives.
(d) the NYTimes does not know how to search for material either onlione or in the two main biographies of Jabotinsky, Lone Wolf by Shmuel Katz and that of Joseph Schechtman.
(e) the NYTimes never really will admit an error in connection with the Jewish right-wing.
Do you have any other suppositions?
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