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Land of Israel
“Ingathering of the Exiles Day” – intended to make immigrant soldiers feel welcome – was one of a number of ‘festivals’ that helped form the national ethos…
It met in a movie theater, had a really weird assassination attempt, was led by a shockingly diverse coalition, and ended in resignation…
The story behind Ben-Gurion’s refusal to wear a head covering at the funeral of S.Y. Agnon…
A summary of the ideological debate between Zionism and ultra-Orthodox Judaism can be found in one meeting held in Bnei Brak way back in October of 1952
Israel’s first Prime Minister reveals: I do not envy soldiers who pray. A unique glimpse into David Ben-Gurion’s inner philosophy
Israel’s founding father won only four seats in his last Knesset run
Who designed the setting for the historic moment when Israel became a State?
It was a close competition between artists to see who would receive the honor of designing the National Emblem
Judaism, Land of Israel
When Dr. Irving Halperin wrote to David Ben-Gurion in the summer of 1968, the response contained a few surprising anecdotes about the Jewish State’s first prime minister.
At the beginning of 1960, Israeli and West German leaders decided that it was time for a certain détente. This took the form of an official meeting between the two head statesmen: David Ben Gurion and Konrad Adenauer
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