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(Biography) David, original name David Gruen. 1886–1973, Israeli socialist statesman, born in Poland; first prime minister of Israel (1948–53, 1955–63)


(bɛnˈgʊər i ən, ˌbɛn gʊərˈyɔn)

David, 1886–1973, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister of Israel 1948–53, 1955–63.
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In this contest of wills, Ben-Gurion felt he had to make the state's survival his overriding consideration.
Be'er Sheva -- PNN -- Israeli judge Sara Haviv ruled on Sunday to compensate a Ben-Gurion University student for having his legal right to demonstrate violated.
Summary: MIAMI : The University of Miami's president says she was interrogated at the Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel last month.
Israeli authorities were notified of the incident and informed Larnaca that the aircraft would not be allowed to land at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport.
At the annual meeting of the Board of Directors of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU), Lloyd Goldman was elected first vice president of the organization, making him the eventual successor to new president Alex Goren of New York.
Then Ben-Gurion called a conference in April 1948 and had everyone agree to disband the militias.
ALERT Ben-Gurion Airport where daughter, four, was found
19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 participants from over 30 countries are expected to participate in an international conference held under the auspices of the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification -- Annex IV nations (UNCCD).
Former military intelligence officer Shalom (Israel and Zionism, Ben-Gurion U.
Through the continuous use of multimedia, Feldshuh's Meir can interact with images of people ranging from Moshe Dayan and David Ben-Gurion to little children and the occasional chicken.
Gordon, a physicist at the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Sede Boqer, and his colleagues knew that radiation from the sun is more than sufficient to match a medical laser's output, but they faced the problem of how to concentrate sunlight into useful beams.
After reading Brown's lucid, highly informative, and incisive sketches of Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky, Chaim Nachman Bialik, Berl Katznelson, Henrietta Szold, Golda Meir and David Ben-Gurion, it is somewhat disappointing not to find meatier reflections on the similarities and differences among these figures, insofar as their reactions to America are concerned.