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What does IZL stand for?

IZL stands for Irgun Zvai Leumi

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The second largest, the Irgun Zvai Leumi (IZL), was the underground group led by Menachem Begin that had spearheaded the Jewish revolt against the British during 1944-1947.
It is also worth noting that Irgun Zvai Leumi commander -- and future Israeli Prime Minister - Menachem Begin rejected the partition plan because it did not give all of Palestine to the Zionists (3).
It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.
Milk churns were used to house the bomb made by Irgun Zvai Leumi, terrorist outlaws led by Menachem Begin - who was safely hidden in his Tel Aviv den, 42 miles away from all the action, blood and anguish.
The organizers were several young men who had come from Palestine to the United States to represent the Irgun Zvai Leumi, the armed offshoot in Palestine of the most nationalist of Jewish factions, Jabotinsky's Revisionists.
On the minus side, three Jewish terrorist groups, Haganha, the Stern Gang and Irgun Zvai Leumi, were causing death and destruction.