Golda Meir Prime Minister of Israel, and the world's third woman to hold such an office. She was described as the 'Iron Lady' of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British prime minister Margaret Thatcher

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Golda Meir Prime Minister of Israel, and the world's third woman to hold such an office. She was described as the 'Iron Lady' of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British prime minister Margaret Thatcher

Another pic from the Israel in LA archives! Here's Prime Minister Golda Meir mingling with a Hollywood star in 1969.  www.israella.org

Another pic from the Israel in LA archives! Here's Prime Minister Golda Meir mingling with a Hollywood star in 1969. www.israella.org

Many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? … Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.

Many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? … Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.

Golda Meir (1898-1978). Signer of the Declaration of Independence of Israel, 1948. Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.S.R., 1948-1949. Minister of Labor of Israel, 1949-1956. Foreign Minister of Israel, 1956-1969. 4th Prime Minister of Isreal, 1969-1974. Leader of the Labor Party, 1969-1974. Born Golda Mabovitz. Known as Golda Meyerson (after her husband, Morris Meyerson), until 1956, when she adopted a Hebrew name.

Golda Meir (1898-1978). Signer of the Declaration of Independence of Israel, 1948. Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.S.R., 1948-1949. Minister of Labor of Israel, 1949-1956. Foreign Minister of Israel, 1956-1969. 4th Prime Minister of Isreal, 1969-1974. Leader of the Labor Party, 1969-1974. Born Golda Mabovitz. Known as Golda Meyerson (after her husband, Morris Meyerson), until 1956, when she adopted a Hebrew name.

1904: Golda Meir first known portrait in Pinsk, Russia... you can see the spark in her eyes even at this very young age.

1904: Golda Meir first known portrait in Pinsk, Russia... you can see the spark in her eyes even at this very young age.

Golda Meir - Israel - 1969: Meir was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik and politician who became the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government."

Golda Meir - Israel - 1969: Meir was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik and politician who became the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government."

Defense Minister, Golda Meir,Declaration of Independence of Israel, 14th May 1948

Defense Minister, Golda Meir,Declaration of Independence of Israel, 14th May 1948

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