By Way of Deception, told to Claire Hoy by former Mossad agent Victor Ostrovsky, chronicles not only Ostrovsky’s four years in training as an agent for Israel’s. Buy By Way of Deception: The Making of a Mossad Officer by Victor Ostrovsky ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . “By way of deception shall you Conquer.” — Mossad’s mottoVictor Ostrovsky was a career Mossad agent. He left Israel’s secret police agency and returned to his.

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It can be squashed, but it’s harder to do. Coming from an ardent Zionist background, I had been taught that the state of Israel was incapable of misconduct.

People were lined up behind me now, waiting to use the phone.

Paris also had its share of sayanim, Jewish volunteer helpers from all walks of life, and one of them, code-named Jacques Marcel, worked in personnel at the Sarcelles nuclear plant. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. That we were the David in the unending struggle against the ever-growing Goliath. Victor kept a diary of his own experiences and of many re- lated by others. The title of the book is what Ostrovsky alleges to be the English translation of the former motto of the Mossad, a phrase from Proverbs This is my third book on Mossad, and the whole point of picking it up was to have an alternate view on the agency and how it operates because the other two read like James Bond version of the daring operations.

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. The date went on the left side, along with the speed at which the message was to be delivered — cable, quick cable, regular, and so on — with an identifying number for the letter.

Before too long, they would be.

We were in total shock. Welcome to the Mossad. Videotape recorded by Israeli pilots and later shown to an Israeli parliamentary committee, captured the reactor core bursting apart and tumbling into the cooling wsy. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. But Ran couldn’t let his excitement show.


I found this book under my car seat after taking a bunch of books from the “Can Man’s” apartment to Pennies for Change. I have so many questions that I would love to ask the writer s if I ever had the chance. Governments change; secret services stay put and have no intention of leaving. The mogul was asked to sail on his yacht to Madeira and wait there for a message. They just cut holes in these things for windows and a door and they live in them,” said Donovan.

At first, Maxwell was told that he meeting would take place in Madeira and that he’d receive as much money as he needed to calm the situation.

You have the full potential to become everything we want.

I was fairly loose with my story. Welcome to the Mossad. Looking for beautiful books?

Peter Myers, October 18, ; update December 3, I managed over two hundred shows in less than three months, and I also did a long string of television shows by satellite. I had never seen any of them before, but we all grew more excited as the bus eventually headed up a steep hill and through a guarded gate, stopping before the large, two-story Academy.

Ephraim had spelled it all out for me and confirmed some of the information I’d already known. Operational and information reports are sent to Israel separately, either through computers or dips. We just want to use it as a model, that’s all.

By Way of Deception: A Devastating Insider’s Portrait of the Mossad

I have to wonder, then, whether Ostrovsky is instead using this narrative as a platform bg boasting, for showing off, for letting everyone know how much he knows, and that he was sufficiently strong-willed not to get roped into the group-think that has become a danger to the political health of the Mossad. He certainly had the time.


So he took it. The peace with Off was pressing hard on the Israeli right wing.

By Way of Deception: The Making of a Mossad Officer

When all the information was exhausted, we were to write “no more information” on the report, meaning it was complete for the time being. And the name of its head, while he holds that position, is never made public.

As the meetings went on I was getting more and more anxious. I saw the chance. They weren’t policemen at all. I worked at the downtown office, essentially as a gofer and filing clerk. At one point when I was asking questions, a tester leaned over with his notebook and said, “Excuse me, what’s your name? The fighters kept in close formation, with the Boeing flying directly underneath, to make it appear as if there was only one aircraft, a civilian plane on a civilian route.

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But the decision to decetion him would not be withdrawn; it would only be postponed. What he was referring to and in doing so, he sealed his fate was a meeting that he’d helped arrange between the Mossad liaison and the former head of the KGB, Vladimir Kryuchkovwho was ostrovaky jailed in Number Four Remand Center in Moscow for his role in the Soviet Union’s August coup to oust Mikhail Gorbachev.

And no wonder, since the prices were much lower than in the retail stores. So was the modern state of Israel. An Israeli psychiatrist was already poring over every detail of the reports on Halim for clues to the most effective approach deceptiln the man. I don’t want to hear the word Mossad again.