Former Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. Wikipedia
Born: October 16, 1886, Płońsk, Poland
Died: December 1, 1973, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
Height: 1.52 m
Buried: Tomb of David Ben-Gurion, Sde Boker, Israel
Movies: I Was There in Color, A Woman Called Golda
- In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
- If an expert says it can’t be done, get another expert.
- Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
thedoughb: I mean he makes a good point at least. Not that the Israelis have any interest in Peace because they thrive on war
Amos_Quito: Ben-Gurion’s references to “God” were strictly for political advantage.
[Like Theodor Herzl, the Founding Father of Zionism, Ben-Gurion was an atheist.](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_atheists_and_agnostics)
Q. What do you call an Atheist Zionist?
A. A racist.
N210: They came to our… Mostly uninhabited desert wasteland,
And left behind nothing but cities, infrastructure, and education.