Ben Gurion


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Ben Gur·i·on

 (bĕn go͝or′ē-ən), David Originally David Grün. 1886-1973.
Polish-born Israeli political leader. Active in the Zionist movement, he founded the Mapai Party in 1930 and organized the resistance against the British after World War II. Upon Israel's independence, he became prime minister (1948-1953 and 1955-1963).
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Noun1.Ben Gurion - Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
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The damaged flight hovered over the Mediterranean Sea in order to shed fuel and reduce its weight before landing at Ben Gurion Airport.
(38.) About Ben Gurion speeches, see, Michael Bar--Zohar, Ben Gurion, A biography (Tel Aviv: Zmora--Bitan, 1987) 561-558.
A view shows a new Israeli high-speed rail service that connects Ben Gurion airport with Jerusalem as seen from the occupied West Bank September 25, 2018.
Consequently, Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv was put on high alert following threats by Al-Qassam Brigades to launch rocket attacks in retaliation to Israel's deadly air raids on Gaza.
The spokesman of the Al-Qassam Brigades, Abu Ubaida, warned yesterday evening that no airlines should fly out of Ben Gurion this morning at 6 a.m., and most of the flights were cancelled.
It was not immediately clear Wednesday night if Air Canada flights to Ben Gurion would resume Thursday, but an airline spokeswomen told CBC News earlier that the airline was constantly reviewing the situation on the ground in Israel.
It added it "will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport."
The draw was made at Uefa headquarters in Switzerland with Welsh Cup winners Wales drawn against two other champions - KMF Tango Sarajevo, from Bosnia Herzegovina, and Israel's Asa Ben Gurion.
The Israel Airports Authority is now using Sweden-based aviation technology firm Saab Sensis' Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) for the safe operation of aircraft maneuvering on the surface of Ben Gurion International Airport.
A substantial and impressive scholarly contribution, Aronson's book also raises questions beyond the historical, and we are challenged as readers to think about "renaissance" not only with respect to Ben Gurion's evolution as a leader, but also as a frame of mind that is in itself timeless and perhaps tarrying to be resuscitated at the waning of an age.
"In the course of the statement he made yesterday in the Zionist Parliament, Ben Gurion referred to the attitude of the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom towards Egypt and Israel, and said that the arming of Egypt would menace Israel, as Egypt's main objective is to remove Israel.