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Golda Meir (World Leaders: Past & Present)

Karen McAuley

Golda Meir (World Leaders: Past & Present)

by Karen McAuley

  • 396 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9681761M
    ISBN 100788150790
    ISBN 109780788150791

      The book is strongest in these earliest accounts of Meir’s life. It is a window on life in the various places Meir lived: Ukraine, the US, British Palestine, the .   A biography of Golda Meir was named Book of the Year for by the Jewish Book Council, one of about 20 books honored as part of the National Jewish Book Awards.

    Golda Meir. likes 1 talking about this. Política y diplomática. Cuarta Primer Ministro de Israel y primera mujer en asumir en Israel; a su vez tercera mujer en Followers:   The link is made pictorially, too, with a striking photo on the book's cover of an iron-grip handshake between Golda Meir and Margaret Thatcher. Ahron Bregman is currently writing "Israel and the.

    Golda By Elinor Burkett. HarperCollins, pages, $ My moment of eye-openng disillusion with Golda Meir came early on in Elinor Burkett’s new biography of the female premier, titled Author: Gal Beckerman. Nor does the book force the reader to wade through tons of extraneous facts. That's pretty remarkable, since at nearly pages (in fairly small font), the book is huge. In this regard, it's important to note that the subtitle of the book is "Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel" -- and both topics are amply but appropriately addressed/5(49).


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Golda Meir (World Leaders: Past & Present) by Karen McAuley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Golda Meir's life told by her in her ou wh words is the best way to read about her life. Other authors use Meir's own account and add their interpretations, sometimes contrary to what Meir describes.

The book is a treasure, especially considering Meir's importance to Israel. Of course, she would say, simply. "call me Golda."/5(56). She clearly admires Golda Meir -- though in candor I find it hard to believe that anyone would not admire her -- but she doesn't shy away from candor about Meir's failings and flaws, such as her behavior towards her husband and children, her affairs (though Ms.

Klagsbrun wisely avoids details), her stubbornness, by: 2. I read this book at the recommendation of a family friend who admonished me for not knowing who Golda Meir was.

This book was incredibly well-researched and gave me a solid understanding of Palestinian/Israeli politics from the s through the s. I was completely unaware of Golda Meir's reputation, gained (largely unfairly) after the Yom /5. LIONESS Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel By Francine Klagsbrun Illustrated.

Schocken. $ In late SeptemberIsrael’s Labor Party made its final campaign pitch for the upcoming. My Life by Golda Meir is a compelling autobiography, which tells of the life of this amazing woman, from her early poverty-stricken childhood in Kiev, to her tenure as Prime Minister of Israel, from to It is also the story of Zionism, and the State of Israel-it's struggle to be born, amidst Arab and British hostility, and its struggle to survive Golda Meir book the venomous hatred 5/5(5).

About Golda Meir. Discover the great Women of Our Time in these reissues of short middle grade biographies on the lives of twentieth-century women written by a variety of Golda Meir book authors. When she was a schoolgirl, Golda Meir stood on a box on a street corner and made speeches about the need for a Jewish homeland.

Golda Meir's life told by her in her ou wh words is the best way to read about her life. Other authors use Meir's own account and add their interpretations, sometimes contrary to what Meir describes.

The book is a treasure, especially considering Meir's importance to Israel. Of course, she would say, simply. "call me Golda."/5(45). Golda Meir (māēr´), –, Israeli political leader,Russia, originally named Golda Mabovitch. Her family emigrated to the United States insettling in Milwaukee.

She became a school teacher and early involved herself in the Zionist labor movement. “Golda Meir—immigrant, Zionist, feminist, and wartime prime minister of Israel—claimed far more than one woman’s share of history. In Lioness, Francine Klagsbrun superbly captures Golda’s courage and unrelenting commitment to the founding and survival of a Jewish state.” —John A.

Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: The Life. The Pop-Up Worlds of Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart: Exhibit Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, D, Golda Meir Library Febru - ; View all exhibitions. Golda Meir was born the daughter of Moshe and Bluma Mabovitch in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 3, She moved with her family to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in The Mabovitch family had fled their home in part to escape pogroms (mob attacks) that had been carried out against Jews in Russia at the time.

As good as Golda;: The warmth and wisdom of Israel's Prime Minister by Meir, Golda and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Meir—whom Klagsbrun refers to as "Golda" throughout because that is the way the premier wanted to be addressed, only adopting the Hebraized version of her married name, Meyerson, because her mentor David Ben-Gurion strongly suggested it in the late s—was hugely popular, even adored, as an effective rainmaker for Israel in s and '50s Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Golda Meir, Israeli politician and stateswoman who helped found () the State of Israel and later served as its fourth prime minister (–74).

She was the first woman to hold the post. Meir previously served as foreign minister (–66). Learn more about Meir’s life and career. First edition of this authorized biography of Golda Meir.

Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Golda Meir on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed by Golda Meir.

Golda Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel on Maafter serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. Meir, after all, was partially American herself. Born Golda Mabovitch on May 3,in Kiev, Ukraine, the eastern European emigre moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, when she was eight, subsequently.

Golda Meir was born Goldie Mabovitch in Kiev, Ukraine on May 3,the daughter of Moshe and Bluma Mabovitch. Her autobiography tells of her Born: An evenhanded new biography of one the larger-than-life Israeli leader.

During her entire year public career, Golda Meir () was dedicated to the cause of Zionism and creation of the state of Israel, from joining the socialist Workers of Zion movement in high school in Milwaukee into becoming the fourth prime minister of Israel in Author: Francine Klagsbrun.

Highly readable and detailed book encompassing not only the life of Golda Meir, but painting a very perceptive and nuanced picture of other historical personalities and the history of Israel. After I finished the book, I wanted to read (or, preferably, listen to) other books of this author, but could find only old paper editions and no audio books/5(50).

She was a major builder of modern Israel whose influence on that country, on Israel-American relations and on Jewish history was evident primarily from to The author who served as spokesman for Golda Meir in weaves a gripping story of one of the builders and leaders of the State of : Meron Medzini.

MY LIFE: Meir, Golda: Books - Skip to main Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello /5(44). Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel,” an page work about the late Israeli prime minister by Francine Klagsbrun, was awarded the Everett Family Foundation Book of.

G olda Meir was the only woman among the founding fathers of the state of Israel. In many ways, her story reflects the story of Israel itself. A .