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Lot #    35124
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 1:05:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Note by Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel
Title (Hebrew)    כתב גולדה מאיר
Author    [Ms. - Women - Zionism]
City    [Jerusalem]
Publication Date    1960's
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Small paper, 150:100 mm., printed paper form, signed in ink in Hebrew and English.
          
Detailed
Description
   Golda Meir (earlier Golda Meyerson, born Golda Mabovich 1898 – December 8, 1978) was a teacher, kibbutznik and politician who became the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. 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"; she was often portrayed as the "strong-willed, straight-talking, grey-bunned grandmother of the Jewish people." In 1974, after the conclusion of the Yom Kippur War, Meir resigned as prime minister. She died in 1978.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    English, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica