Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion with Foreign Minister Golda Meir at the Knesset in Jerusalem, 1962. Source: Fritz Cohen, Government Press Office — at The Knesset – הכנסת.
“In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.” And believe in miracles he did. David Ben-Gurion, one of the primary founders of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel, was born on October 16, 1886. On what would have been his […]
#tbt May 24, 1949, 69 years ago today, the Knesset approved the state flag and symbol. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion decided that “on Independence Day the State flag will be raised on every government or public building and on every private home.” Source: Avi Ohayon, GPO Israel
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Today, we remember Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. He passed away 42 years ago, but his legacy lives on as a great leader and a founding father.
We thank him for his undying devotion and courage. May his memory be a blessing. Source: Israel Defense Forces