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Scoop. it project exposed me to this wonderful website, a organized source of information.  I have no doubt I will continue to use it in the future.  In addition, the project exposed me to various information sources and new image about Ben Gurion. I chose Ben-Gurion because it communicates my studies degree in political science. Summarized each article and  link helped me to develop a method for understanding each article  I read, in English or Hebrew.

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David Ben-Gurion, Controversial but Fondly Remembered Founder of Israel / Jspace News

David Ben-Gurion, Controversial but Fondly Remembered Founder of Israel / Jspace News | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
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This link is a detailed biography on Ben-Gurion, with emphasis to his character as a leader and first prime minister of Israel: "forceful and charismatic leadership as Prime Minister". The writer refer to accusations Ben Gurion for expulsion hundreds of Palestinians from Israel. and his image for Israel: streets named after him, money with picture, university and Israel’s largest airport have honored him by taking his name.

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Ben-Gurion didn't recognize Israel as the nation state of the entire Jewish people - West of Eden

Ben-Gurion didn't recognize Israel as the nation state of the entire Jewish people - West of Eden | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
And why Lieberman’s proposals on ceding 300,000 Israeli Arabs only strengthen Palestinian suspicions of the demand to recognize Israel as a 'Jewish State.'
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In this article the writer gives his opinion about the definition of "Jewish State" in Israel. To illustrate his opinion he quotes Ben Gurion: "  “The name Israel differentiates between the sovereign Jewish people in its homeland, called by the name of Israel, and the Jewish people in the world, in all the generations and in all the land, who are called the “Jewish people” or the “people of Israel." 

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JFK’s May 18, 1963 Letter to Jew Terrorist David Ben-Gurion

JFK’s May 18, 1963 Letter to Jew Terrorist David Ben-Gurion | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
May 18, 1963

Verbatim text. You should deliver following letter from Pre...
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This is a verbatim text of the letter from John F. Kennedy to David Ben-Gurion, about his concern from the Dimona reactor and the the control of nuclear weapons: " We are concerned with the disturbing effects on world stability which would accompany the development of a nuclear weapons capability by Israel".   

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Five minute tour of David Ben-Gurion's desert house - YouTube

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In this video we can see Ben-Gurion house in the Negev, that stay as is until today. Today it's a very famous exhibition for visitors and Tourists.

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נוער חו"ל בשפות שונות

נוער חו"ל בשפות שונות | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
נוער חו"ל בשפות שונות
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This website show the exhibition of Ben-Gurion's desert home at kibbutz Sde Boker. In the exhibition visitors can hear Ben-Gurion biography, his strong ties to the negev and the Negev today in light of Ben-Gurion dream.
Ben Gurion asked in his will to keep his house in the Negev. I recommend to go to Sde Boker and see the exhibition!
"The Negev is the cradle of our nation, dangerously vulnerable and dazzlingly prospective."

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David Ben-Gurion Quotes at BrainyQuote

David Ben-Gurion Quotes at BrainyQuote | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
Enjoy the best David Ben-Gurion Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by David Ben-Gurion, Israeli Statesman, Born October 16, 1896. Share with your friends.
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Brainy Quote is an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers. In this link we can see the quotes of David Ben-Gurion. The one that i connected the most, is: "If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert".

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David Ben-Gurion by Shimon Peres

Coming October 25, 2011 David Ben-Gurion was a mythic figure, a founding father of Israel, and the country's first prime minister, but he was also a real man...
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 In this video Shimon Peres Describes the character of David Ben-Gurion. The main idea, in his words: ..."leader he was: visionary and pragmatic, steeped in Jewish history and yet forward looking and unsentimental".

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In Ben-Gurion's image?: [Daily Edition]

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The purpose of this article is to sign Ehud Barak as the heir of David Ben-Gurion as leder of the Labors party.

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David Ben-Gurion Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/David-Ben-Gurion/82711720060

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Even Ben-Gurion has a Facebook page! In his wall-page you can see pictures, quotes of the things he said and different things Facebook friends all over the world write.

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David Ben-Gurion Biography- Taken From Britannica Encyclopedia

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/60297/David-Ben-Gurion

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To start lerning about our character we neet to look over for biography. This link is the best biography, reliable and academic on

David Ben-Gurion, taken from Britannica Encyclopedia.

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GOP Candidates Wear the Jewish Kippah

GOP Candidates Wear the Jewish Kippah | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
Young Life, a Christian ministry.
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This article is a review of Uri Avnery column, in: "Gush Shalom", that describe  Ben Gurion as atheist leader,  and compare him to Netanyahu.

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DAVID BEN GURION: HEBRON IS JERUSALEM'S SISTER

DAVID BEN GURION: HEBRON IS JERUSALEM'S SISTER
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In this link we read Ben-Gurion article about the city Hebron, in Israel. He gives Many quotations from the Bible that highlight the importance of the city and the victory of the Jews there: "and Abram made his camp and came and settled in the Plains of Mamre that are in Hebron and he built an alter to the Almighty." (Genesis 12-B).

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Haluza Smart City - Ben Gurion's lament 2013 - YouTube

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In this video David Ben-Gurion " laments" the situation of Israel today: "The Israeli society is in a poor condition", This is not what he was wiling to be in Israel: unemployes university graduates, the money of the youth is worthless,rent brings them to their knees. He reminds us about his vision on the Negev and education. He call the youth to be the next leaders of Israel!         

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Secrets of Ben-Gurion's Leadership

Secrets of Ben-Gurion's Leadership | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
How did David Ben-Gurion build the Jewish state? Ideology drove him, but he wanted to put stakes in the ground, Shimon Peres writes in an insightful, yet flawed, new book.
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This article is a review on Shimon Peres biography : "Ben-Gurion: A Political Life". Shimon Peres Admired Ben-Gurion, he was  the most eager and devoted of Ben-Gurion’s young acolytes. In his book he Reveals the secret of Ben-Gurion leadership: "his willingness to be the decider", he tells about Ben-Gurion life story and their relationship. 

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David Ben-Gurion - My Jewish Learning

David Ben-Gurion - My Jewish Learning | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
My Jewish Learning: David Ben-Gurion
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My Jewish Learning is a trans-denominational website of information about Judaism. In this link we can see a very detailed biography, that tell his personal story, beside General information.

I like Chapter one that refers to his Zionist belief and his willing to fight for Jewish independence. 

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Statesmen and stature: how tall are our world leaders?

Statesmen and stature: how tall are our world leaders? | David Ben-Gurion | Scoop.it
It seems we like our political giants to be just that – giants – according to research. So how does France's new president François Hollande compare to past leaders?
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The research question is: how tall  are our leaders? 

The Researchers compare the heights of various leaders from different countries and eras. The Results show that we like our political- giant. In table we can see thet David Ben-Gurin height was: 1.52 (very short!), 

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HD Stock Footage Ben-Gurion Meets Einstein 1951 Newsreel

http://www.buyoutfootage.com/pages/titles/pd_nr_260.html True HD film transfer 1951, May 14 Prime Minister Of Israel David Ben-Gurion Meets Physicist Albert ...
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The purpose of this video is to Document the  meeting between two Jewish Important Figures,  " A meeting to remember"

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Ben Gurion declara la independencia de Israel 1948

Discurso de la declaración por David Ben Gurion de la independencia de Israel 1948. www.madrijim.es.tl.
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In this audio we can hear David Ben-Gurion declare the establishment of Israel!

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Rescue Efforts

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Review of the book: "''Ben-Gurion and the Holocaust'', by Shabtai Teveth. The book accuse Ben-Gurion in sacrifices the Jewish of Europe in order to build a state in Israel.

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David Ben-Gurion Meets with Truman in White House 220579-18

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David Ben-Gurion speech on Israel's 10th anniversary

David Ben Gurion speech on Israels 10 anniversary: "The Declaration of Independence, beginning in ✡ 1878 ✡, when the first hebrew settlement in the country...
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In this video we can hear David Ben-Gurion speech on the   zionism  that build Petah Tikva in 1878, the First settlement in the land of Israel. there  Ben-Gurion was raised and educated.

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