David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister of modern Israel. (AP) (AP)
David Ben Gurion


Take a close look at one of the most intriguing Jewish leaders in modern times, Israel’s first prime minister!

How much do you know about Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion?

Ben-Gurion was one of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th century and the official who merited announcing the creation of the modern Jewish State of Israel in 1948.

As prime minister, he helped build the state institutions, promoted national projects and oversaw the absorption of vast numbers of Jews from all over the world.

Ben-Gurion was named one of Time Magazine‘s 100 Most Important People of the 20th century.

Watch and learn about one of the founding fathers of the modern State of Israel.