Golda Meir (1898-1978)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 4:30–5:45pm EDT
Seminar
Series
Great Russian Jews Who Shaped the World
Event Status
Open to the Public

Marking the 120th birthday of Golda Meir (1898-1978), this panel celebrates the many contributions of the great Zionist leader and Jewish stateswoman. Born in Kiev and raised in Milwakee, Golda Meir settled in the British Mandate of Palestine in 1917. One of the founders of the state of Israel, Meir was Israel’s ambassador to the USSR in 1948-49, subsequently served as Israel’s Minister of Labor and Foreign Minister, and in 1969 became Israel’s 4th Prime Minister.

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Sponsorship

Cosponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University. The Project on Russian and Eurasian Jewry has been made possible with the generous support of Genesis Philanthropy Group.
Genesis Philanthropy Group

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