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story of David Ben-Gurion.

Barnet Litvinoff

story of David Ben-Gurion.

by Barnet Litvinoff

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Published by Vallentine, Mitchell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ben-Gurion, David, -- 1886-1973.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFamous Jews series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160p.,ill.,19cm
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17216648M

    Rebirth and destiny of Israel; by David Ben-Gurion and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In a recent interview with Fathom, Tom Segev, the distinguished journalist and historian and author of A State At Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion, noted that four books had been published in Israel alone on the topic of Ben-Gurion since he first started working on his gh Benjamin Netanyahu made history In July by becoming Israel’s longest-serving leader.

    David Ben-Gurion (formerly David Green) was Israel's first Prime Minister (from and ) and is considered the architect behind the modern State of Israel. He was born in Plonsk, Poland in and received his Jewish education in a Hebrew school established by his father, Avigdor Green, one of the founders of the Zionist.   CHAPTER 1. Plonsk. In , a woman from the town of Plonsk, Poland, who had emigrated to Palestine went back for a visit. On returning to Israel she sent a letter to Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, also born in Plonsk, describing what she had found: "the destruction of Jewish Plonsk," as Ben-Gurion put it in his : Yale University Press.

    David Ben-Gurion (born David Grün on 16 October , died 1 December ) was the first Prime Minister of Israel.. He was born in Płońsk, Poland and aspired to create a state of Israel for all the oppressed Jews of Europe. He moved to Palestine and worked as a farmer there until he was expelled during the First World War. After the war he came back and founded the “Confederation of. He believed this book was required reading for anyone interested in becoming an effective statesman. David and Paula had three children. Ben Gurion joined the British Army in as part of the 38th Battalion of the Jewish Legion (following the Balfour Declaration in November ).


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He was born and raised in Plonsk, Poland, took up Zionism and the Zionist vision, and eventually led Israel to being an international player by the s and s.4/5. David Ben-Gurion has been, for more than half a century, inseparably linked with the building of Israel as the Jewish State.

More than any other man he is responsible for Israel's existence today; to millions of Jews, he is the Churchill of Israel. The story of his life is, in a very real sense, the story of Israel and the centuries of a dream.4/5(5).

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David Ben-Gurion’s most popular book is Memoirs: David Ben-Gurion. About Ben-Gurion. Part of the Jewish Encounter series Israel’s current president gives us a dramatic and revelatory biography of Israel’s founding father and first prime minister. Shimon Peres was in his early twenties when he first met David Ben-Gurion.

David Ben-Gurion (bĕn-gōō´rēŏn), –, Israeli statesman, b. Plońsk, Poland, as David Grün. He settled in Palestine inbut lived for periods of time in Istanbul, London, and New York. He was an active Zionist and during World War I helped to organize the Jewish Legion in support of the British. This book offers a reappraisal of David Ben-Gurion's role in Jewish-Israeli history from the perspective of the twenty-first century, in the larger context of the Zionist 'renaissance', of which he was a major and unique exponent.

Some have described Ben-Gurion's Zionism as a dream that has gone sour, or a utopia doomed to be unfulfilled. The story behind Ben Gurion’s Statue at the Beach Posted 4 years ago by Jonny Stark. Ben Gurion, besides being the first Prime Minister of Israel, was one of the key people to establish the state of Israel in He was a Polish Zionist who moved to the territories from his native country with the aim of creating a nation for the Jews.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Litvinoff, Barnet. Story of David Ben-Gurion. New York, Oceana Publications, (OCoLC) Named Person. A State at Any Cost is an engag­ing, enter­tain­ing, and at times a sur­pris­ing por­trait." ―Jonathan Fass, Jewish Book Council "To say that Segev has written another history of David Ben-Gurion (–) would be an understatement [A State at Any Cost is] a /5(14).

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As the founder of Israel, David Ben-Gurion long ago secured his reputation as a leading figure of the twentieth century. Determined from an early age to create a Jewish state, he thereupon took control of the Zionist movement, declared Israel’s independence, and navigated his country through wars, controversies and remarkable achievements.3/4(9).

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David (Hebrew: דָּוִד) is described in the Hebrew Bible as the third king of the United Monarchy of Israel and Judah, becoming king after the Books of Samuel, David is a young shepherd who gains fame first as a musician and later by killing the enemy champion becomes a favorite of King Saul and a close friend of Saul's son essor: Ish-bosheth.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. The Jews in Their Land David Ben-Gurion No preview available - Common terms and phrases.David Ben-Gurion was a prominent personality in the history of Israel who delivered the country’s declaration of independence and was also the Executive head of the famous, World Zionist Organization.

One whose legacy has been recorded in history books and countless national publications, Gurion, was revered as the ‘Father of the Nation’.