About the Center


The Menachem Begin Heritage Center is the state-sponsored memorial project for one of the greatest leaders of the Jewish People in the 20th Century.  Begin’s name is engraved in the memory of his nation as the Irgun Commander, Leader of the Opposition and as Israel’s Sixth Prime Minister. 


The Center is located in Jerusalem, on the Hinnom Ridge, facing the Old City walls.

The Center is supervised by a Public Council.  They are appointed for a period of three years by a relevant Minister, in this case the Prime Minister, whose office oversees the activities of the Center. 


Herzl Makov is the Head of the Center.


The current members of the Public Council include:

Yehiel Kadisahi – Chairman;
Prof. Ella Belfer;
Prof. Moshe Maor;
Uri Lopulianksi;
Amal Nasser-Adin;
Efraim Yifhar;
Amnon Chever;
Alizah Yoffe,
Naftali Drezner;
Asher Kadosh;
Rachel Kremerman Meridor;
Basil Gamzu;
Harold Simon;
Gershon Stav;
Sima Schmidt;
Shlomo Sirkis;
Ilana Silver;
Leora Tzaberi;
Arielah Ravdal;
Gad Abaksis;
Yehuda Chalfon;

The Executive Board members are:

Gershon Stav – Chairman; Dr. Yehoshua Freundlich; Amnon Chever; Asher Kadosh; Basil Gamzu; Tzviyah Shimon; Arielah Ravdal; and Efraim Yifhar.



מנחם בגין מבקר בכותל
מרכז מורשת מנחם בגין
אוהל השלום
אסיר בלוקישקי בוילנה
במסיבת עיתונאים עם אנואר סאדאת
מנחם בגין בגבול הצפון
מנחם בגין בחתימת הסכמי קמפ-דייויד
נאום בכנסת בעת ביקור סאדאת