Golda Meir

Golda Meir was an Israeli stateswoman, politician, teacher, and kibbutznik who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Born on May 3, 1898, in Kiev, she immigrated to the United States as a child with her family and later moved to Mandatory Palestine with her husband. Meir was one of the signatories of Israel's Declaration of Independence in 1948 and held various governmental roles before becoming Prime Minister in 1969. She was Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office. Meir was known for her leadership during the Yom Kippur War and her lifelong dedication to the State of Israel. She passed away on December 8, 1978.


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  1. 1. My Life

    The book is an autobiography of one of the most influential women in modern history, who rose from the poverty of her childhood in Russia and Milwaukee to become the Prime Minister of Israel. It offers a compelling account of her role in the founding of the state of Israel and its early years, providing personal insights into the myriad political and military challenges the nascent country faced. The narrative is interwoven with her own life story, including her experiences with immigration, education, and her rise through the ranks of the labor movement and political leadership, all set against the backdrop of the 20th century's tumultuous events leading up to and following the establishment of Israel.

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