David Ben-Gurion: Freedom of Criticism

David Ben-Gurion: Freedom of Criticism

David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), the first Prime Minister of Israel, was one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People of the 20th century.

Before becoming Prime Minister of Israel, Ben-Gurion united the Israeli tribes in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. He also led the global Jewish fight for Holocaust reparations from West Germany.

All governmental figures are prone to taking criticism. But the fact that Ben-Gurion was the highest governmental figure in the most controversial country on the planet made him also one of the most criticized people of the 20th century.

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