Naftali Bennett Profile

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Israel’s 13th and current Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, has been in politics since 2006. By profession, he is a software and tech entrepreneur. After four elections in only two years, and with Israel getting stuck in an agonizing stalemate, Bennett seemed unable to reach the power of Israeli politics. He failed to … Read more

David Ben-Gurion – Israel’s founding father

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David Ben-Gurion was the principal founder of the State of Israel and the nation’s first Prime Minister and Defense Minister (1948 – 1953, 1955 – 1963). A lifelong advocate of Zionism, he became a prominent Zionist leader and served as the executive head of the World Zionist Organization (1946). Ben-Gurion delivered Israel’s … Read more

Golda Meir – Israel’s First (and Only) Woman Prime Minister

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Golda Meir is known as the first and (so far) only woman prime minister of Israel. She was also one of the significant figures who helped establish the State of Israel in 1948. But before she went to the top echelon of Israel’s politics, Golda Meir had had her own shares of … Read more