David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion reads Israel's Declaration of Independence, May 14, 1948

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The Redemption of Israel: The Jewish State’s Independence

On May 14, 1948, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion officially declared the modern state of Israel's independence.

David Ben-Gurion watches Israeli children dance, 1949

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Photo Friday: Rejoicing Always in His Presence

In this photo taken in 1949, Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion delights in watching Israeli children dance outside his office.

PM Netnayahu beneath picture of David Ben-Gurion

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Bibi Makes History as Longest-Serving Israeli PM

Benjamin Netanyahu has now served as Israeli prime minister for 4,876 days, overtaking David Ben-Gurion.

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