David Ben Gurion
David Ben-Gurion (born David Grün; 16 October 1886 – 1 December 1973) was the main founder and the first Prime Minister of Israel.
Ben-Gurion's passion for Zionism, which began early in life, led him to become a major Zionist leader and Executive Head of the World Zionist Organization in 1946. As head of the Jewish Agency, and later president of the Jewish Agency Executive, he became ... more »
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''In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.''David Ben Gurion (1886-1973), Israeli statesman. interview on CBS-TV, Oct. 5, 1956.