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3 edition of Golda Meir found in the catalog.

Golda Meir

Jean F. Blashfield

Golda Meir

by Jean F. Blashfield

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meir, Golda, -- 1898-1978 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Israel -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jean F. Blashfield.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    SeriesLeading women
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS126.6.M42 B53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654961M
    ISBN 109780761449607
    LC Control Number2009030630
    OCLC/WorldCa428731379

    Golda Meir. 19, likes 1 talking about this. Golda Meir was a Ukrainian-born Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, stateswoman, politician and the fourth. Golda Meir was born in Kiev, Ukraine on 3 May to Moshe Yitzhak and Bluma (Neiditch) Mabovitch. Five siblings died in childhood; Golda and two others, Sheyna and Zipke, survived into adulthood. When she was five her father left for New York, and the rest of .

      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.   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 Soviet Union and young Israel.

      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 .   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 devoted her life to the land that would become Israel, moving rocks and planting trees, arguing with workers, soldiers, and :


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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 Golda Meir book /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. Golda Meir book 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 against the venomous hatred of the 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 acclaimed 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 /5(46). 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. 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 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.

Golda Meir. 8, likes talking about this. Golda Meir (May 3, – December 8, ) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, stateswoman, an and the fourth Prime Minister of ers: K.

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.

Golda Meir was born Goldie Mabovitch in Kiev, Ukraine on May 3,the daughter of Moshe and Bluma Mabovitch. Her autobiography tells of her father boarding up the house during the Kiev Born:   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. 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(51).

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 & /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 the Year.