David Ben-Gurion (bĕn-gōō´rēŏn), –, Israeli statesman, b. Plońsk, Poland, as David Grün. He settled in Palestine in , but lived for periods of time in Istanbul, London, and New York. He was an active Zionist and during World War I helped to organize the Jewish Legion in support of the British. A State at Any Cost is an engaging, entertaining, and at times a surprising portrait." ―Jonathan Fass, Jewish Book Council "To say that Segev has written another history of David Ben-Gurion (–) would be an understatement [A State at Any Cost is] a definitive biography of Israel's former prime minister /5(14). The interview intrigues me so I bought the e-book. Ben-Gurion was born David Green in Plonsk Poland in and became Israels first prime minister in Anita Shapira is professor emeritus at Tel Aviv University provides an intimate portrait of a man who is revered and reviled. Shapira had interviewed B-G when he was elderly.4/5. Still, it would be a mistake to assume that this is the only lens through which Segev views Ben-Gurion. Deploying exhaustive research, which included access to previously unavailable archival.
In return, Ben-Gurion undertook to prevent independence from being declared in the coming years. The plan was ultimately shelved and relegated to documents in the archives. Segev thinks that Ben-Gurion wanted to gain time, as he was apprehensive that the Jewish forces weren’t yet prepared for the looming : Ofer Aderet. Ben-Gurion's paternal grandfather was a writer of requests, petitions, and letters for the Polish peasants who came to town on market day and sought to take cases to the local court. Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel, by Anita Shapira Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Washington Institute Book Prize “Keenly observed : Yale University Press. Days of David Ben-Gurion: Seen in photographs and with text from his speeches and writings by David Ben-Gurion and a great selection of related books, art . Ben-Gurion The book is a well written personal view of the founder of the State of Israel. This is a great way to climb inside the minds of the people who influenced the events that brought Israel into being/5(13).
David Ben-Gurion was a mythic figure, the founding father of Israel and a modern-day prophet, but he was also a real man who stormed through history on human legs. It was my great privilege to know him and work with him for many years. This book is not a memoir of my time with Ben-Gurion, but it is inevitably shaped by my time with : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Josippon (Hebrew: ספר יוסיפון Sefer Yosipon) is a chronicle of Jewish history from Adam to the age of is named after its supposed author, Josephus Flavius, though it was actually composed in the 10th century in south Ethiopic version of Josippon is recognized as canonical by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Flights from Ben Gurion Airport Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $35 for one-way flights and $ for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and . Memoirs: David Ben-Gurion by Ben-Gurion, David, Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by res on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: