[PDF] Download ↠ Ben-Gurion: A Biography | by Õ Michael Bar-Zohar

  • Title: Ben-Gurion: A Biography
  • Author: Michael Bar-Zohar
  • ISBN: 9780915361601
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback

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    Michael Bar-Zohar
    Professor Michael Bar Zohar was a member of Knesset Labour and wrote the official biography of David Ben Gurion He has written thirty non fiction books, and has been translated into sixteen languages, winning many international prizes He is currently working on a biography of Shimon Peres.Has written under the pseudonym Michael Barak.


    Probably the best English-language biography of Israel's first Prime Minister, Michael Bar-Zohar was Ben Gurion's official biographer and, as such, had access to all of BG's personal papers, letters, and his vast diary. We really get to know both the leader and politician and the inner man. David Ben Gurion was one of the greatest national leaders of the 20th century (ranked right up there with Ataturk, De Valera, Ho Chi Minh and Churchill); who led his people's struggle for independence in the [...]

    While I've read books that mentioned Ben-Gurion this is the first book centered on his life I've read. Interested in that he was born in Russia in a mainly Jewish village and his father talked about how wonderful it would be if the Jews had their homeland back and could live in their own land. He adopted this dream and moved to the Palestine before the Russian revolution and lived in poverty farming and going to school. He was an inveterate reader. But more, he dedicated his life to the vision o [...]

    Very interesting.Bar-Zohar is obviously a huge admirer of Ben-Gurion. While the vast majority of the book is almost fawning in its devotion to B-G, the epilogue is shockingly critical. I'm not sure of the significance, but the shift from devotion into criticism felt a little jarring.

    Interesting in background of Ben-Gurion--tied to birth of Israel, and parallels between then and now.

    Outstanding. Well written, and from a fascinating perspective. The only shortcoming, IMHO, is that there was very little information on his personal & family life. But, a very worthwhile read.

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