Late Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir (AP/Charles Bennett, File) (AP/Charles Bennett, File)
Golda Meir

Golda Meir was the world’s fourth and Israel’s first and only woman to hold the office of Prime Minister. Here are just a few of the life lessons that she taught us.

A teacher, kibbutznik, politician, stateswoman, Golda Meir became Prime Minister of Israel 49 years ago. She was the world’s fourth, and Israel’s first and only woman to hold such an office.

David Ben-Gurion called her “the best man in the government.”

To this day she is a towering figure exemplifying leadership and resolve.

Here are just a few of the life lessons that Golda Meir taught us.