Golda Meir:  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.

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Golda Meir: 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.

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.

“Let me tell you the one thing I have against Moses. He took us forty years into the desert in order to bring us to the one place in the Middle East that has no oil!”   - Golda Meir

“Let me tell you the one thing I have against Moses. He took us forty years into the desert in order to bring us to the one place in the Middle East that has no oil!” - Golda Meir

Golda Meir  The first female prime minister of Israel, the third woman in the world to hold such a position.

Golda Meir The first female prime minister of Israel, the third woman in the world to hold such a position.

I wish more leaders would do politics with their heart, instead of using lies and scary tactics as excuse to invade countries - as we have seeing in our very recent history! We would be a lot better off if more women had the power in America!

I wish more leaders would do politics with their heart, instead of using lies and scary tactics as excuse to invade countries - as we have seeing in our very recent history! We would be a lot better off if more women had the power in America!

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

Wise words from Prime Minster Golda Meir. Golda Meir was a great woman and respected around the world!

Wise words from Prime Minster Golda Meir. Golda Meir was a great woman and respected around the world!

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