Golda Mier

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Golda Meir New York. Chelsea House Publishers,


The state of Israel, established on May 14, 1948, had many great leaders

that helped it to become a state. One of them was Golda Meir. Golda Meir was

one of the most energetic and hardworking women in the world. Without her

help, it is possible that Israel would have never survived as a state in an area

surrounded by Arabs. With all of the hard work that Golda did for her country,

she still had time for a family.

When Golda Meir (born Golda Mabovich) was in my opinion one of the

most energetic and hardworking women in the world. If she set out to do

something, whether it was to wash her families clothes or to create a Jewish

state in the land of Israel, the job was never left unfinished. As a child, she

decided that she wanted there to be a Jewish state, where any Jew would not be

refused citizenship.

She spent her whole life working to achieve this goal and in

1948, her dreams came true.

After Israel became a state in 1948, there was constant fighting between

the Israeli's and the Arabs. Without her help, The Israeli's would have possibly

never survived as a state. In the beginning, Israel hardly had any weapons.

Golda Meir once again decided she wanted to help Israel so she went to the

United States and She went to other countries to try to help Israel out with this

problem by raising money. In the US, she gave speeches at universities and

she contacted the head government officials to try to borrow some money. The

US government turned her down but the college students gave her all the money

they could spare. The government also refused to help Israel...