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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 March of 1948, a month and a half prior to declaring Israel's independence, the nation's founding father, David Ben-Gurion, sat down to answer a letter.
IBM established the lab in 2014, and operates it in partnership with Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, focusing on emerging cyber threats.
Ben-Gurion International Airport will be closed to flights from 8 A.
BGN, the technology-transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), has collaborated with Singapore-based Ram Group to develop a minimally invasive diagnostic sensor for earlier detection and treatment of cancer and other diseases than is possible today.
The airline will fly from Ben-Gurion International Airport to New York, Miami, Boston, Washington, San Francisco and Los Angeles, as well as to Toronto and Montreal.
Israel also reacted with restraint and only one armored brigade was dispatched to the southern border; while Prime Minister Ben-Gurion left for an extended trip abroad, stressing the fact that Israel was not taking the crisis seriously.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered a new method to breach air-gapped computer systems called BitWhisper which enables two-way communications between adjacent, unconnected PC computers using heat.
Even if they lift'' the prohibition on flying in and out of Ben-Gurion Airport, "we still may not go in depending on what the facts and circumstances are.
A spokesman for Israel's airport authority said that a siren had sounded at Ben-Gurion and that all activity had stopped for about 10 minutes, but that the siren was part of a general alert in the Tel Aviv area and not a direct threat to the airport.
Leslie Lobel, professor and vice chairman of the department of microbiology, immunology and genetics at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
2 million to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)for multidisciplinary, application-oriented robotics research and systems development.