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Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir

David A. Adler

Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir

by David A. Adler

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Meir, Golda, 1898-1978,
    • Women prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Zionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Prime ministers,
    • Israel -- History

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby David A. Adler ; illustrated by Donna Ruff.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS126.6.M42 A63 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174445M
      ISBN 100670531073
      LC Control Number83016798
      OCLC/WorldCa9894929

        In Milwaukee, year-old Golda surfaced for the first time as a social activist. The story of her organizing children to provide books for poorer fellow students is well known, but Klagsbrun. Martin, author of the bestselling Jennie, the story of Winston Churchill's mother, and A Hero For Our Time, a biography of John F. Kennedy, has now written a dramatic, exciting, page-turner biography of the early years of the colorful Israeli prime minister. Martin follows MeWs story from her impoverished childhood in the 's in Pinsk, Russia, to her Americanization in Milwaukee and her.

        The fact that Golda Meir was born in Russia in abysmal poverty as many of our families were in the time of the Czar, then emigrated to and lived in the United States and worked as a school teacher in Milwaukee and then later became the Prime Minister of Israel should be beyond any one book /5(5).   Klagbrun will speak about Meir and her book at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Lioness: Golda Meir .

        Part biblically reminiscent drama, part novel-like interiority, part American-inspired pioneering, Golda Meir’s story, from childhood pogroms to Milwaukee schoolteacher to prime minister of the beleaguered reborn state of Israel, has no parallel in the annals of nations.”Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.   Below is an edited transcript of our conversation. “Golda” is up-front about its intentions from the first frame, with a title card discussing the different perceptions of Golda Meir in and.


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Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir by David A. Adler Download PDF EPUB FB2

How did Golda Meir get her courage, author David Adler asks. To answer that, he explored the life of this remarkable woman and set her story in writing.

Having read several of David Adler's books, I admit I have a certain brand loyalty, an admiration for his writing. I heartily recommend anything by Mr. Adler, and this little book is no exception/5(3). How did Golda Meir get her courage, author David Adler asks. To answer that, he explored the life of this remarkable woman and set her story in writing.

Having read several of David Adler's books, I admit I have a certain brand loyalty, an admiration for his writing. I heartily recommend anything by Mr. Adler, and this little book is no exception.3/5.

Our Golda: The Story of Golda Meir (Women of Our Time) Paperback – January 1, by David A. Adler (Author)/5(3). This is an amazing book. It is the story of an amazing life. I read it in a couple of days. (I had to stop to eat and sleep.) Golda Meir was in the thick of the events leading up to the establishment of Israel and the wars to defend Israel from all of its Arab neighbors/5(56).

Our Golda: The Story of Golda Meir by David A. Adler Our Golda Donna Ruff. 7 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with David A. Adler; Grade; ; Genre; Biography; Cultural Area; Middle Eastern. About Golda Meir Discover the great Women of Our Time in these reissues of short middle grade biographies on the lives of twentieth-century women written by a variety of acclaimed authors.

When she was a schoolgirl, Golda Meir stood on a box on a street corner and made speeches about the need for a Jewish homeland. Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel Hardcover – Octo $ Read with Our Free App Audiobook $ Free with your Audible trial Hardcover $ but Klagsbrun’s compelling story of Golda's triumphs and trials, her irresistible personality, gave me a fresh appreciation of this historic woman.” Cited by: 2.

GOLDA MEIR (–) The story of Golda Meir’s journey to America begins like many other immigrants’ tales: The tribulations of poverty and the dread of pogroms drove the Mabovitch family to try their luck in a new land. Inat the age of eight, Golda and.

The first female head of state in the Western world and one of the most influential women in modern history, Golda Meir was a member of the tiny coterie of founders of the State of Israel, the architect of its socialist infrastructure, and its most tenacious international defender/5. G olda Meir was the only woman among the founding fathers of the state of Israel.

In many ways, her story reflects the story of Israel itself. Golda Meir was born the daughter of Moshe and Bluma Mabovitch in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 3, She moved with her family to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in The Mabovitch family had fled their home in part to escape pogroms (mob attacks) that had been carried out against Jews in Russia at the time.

Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir. [David A Adler; Paul Cartwright Collection (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Golda Meir, known as Golda Meyerson from ) was the fourth Prime Minister of the State of Israel. Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel on 17 Marchafter serving as /5.

David A. Adler’s Our Golda: The Story of Golda Meir is a biography of Israel’s famous prime minister. Adler did not know Meir or her times personally, but he obviously admires her. His. Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Our Golda, the story of Golda Meir. [David A Adler; Donna Ruff] -- A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Old-fashioned juvenile biography heroicizing, combined with the affectionate regard in which ""our Golda"" is held by many American Jews&#;and, on its own terms, very effective. Adler, author of the Cam Jansen series (as well as books on Jewish subjects), is a nimble dramatist.

After identifying Golda Meir as Israel's prime minister, he says that ""she was also a shopkeeper, school teacher. My Life is the autobiography of the first female Prime Minister of Israel, Golda book was first published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson with the title A Land of our own and later by G.

Putnam's Sons in The first German translation was published by the Scherz Verlag in Bern. Reception. The book became a New York Times best-seller. The title has the double-entendre of a life Author: Golda Meir.

“Golda Meir—immigrant, Zionist, feminist, and wartime prime minister of Israel—claimed far more than one woman’s share of history. In Lioness, Francine Klagsbrun superbly captures Golda’s courage and unrelenting commitment to the founding and survival of a Jewish state.” —John A.

Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: The Life. (Pnina Lahav, a law professor at Boston University, is deep into a book that analyzes Meir as a victim of sexist mores, a trailblazer and a role model.) Golda Meir was prime minister of.

Golda Meir (born Golda Mabovitch; May 3, – December 8, ) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, stateswoman, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Born in Kyiv, she emigrated to the United States as a child with her family inand was educated there, becoming a marrying, she and her husband emigrated to then Palestine insettling on a political affiliations: Alignment (–).

Discover the great Women of Our Time in these reissues of short middle grade biographies on the lives of twentieth-century women written by a variety of acclaimed authors!&#;&#;&#;&#;&#;When she was a schoolgirl, Golda Meir stood on a box on a street corner and Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.Lioness; Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, by Francine Klagsbrun, is surely the definitive work on Golda Meir, one of the founders of the modern nation of Israel.

The body of the book, not including notes, is almost pages, so it is not something you expect to read in a few sittings/5.New York: The Viking Press, Donna Ruff. Cloth. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR DAVID ADLER on the front free endpaper.

A very sharp copy to boot of the 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a crisp, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, nicely illustrated by Donna Ruff. Fine / Near Fine. Item #