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Golda Meir

Golda Meir was an Israeli teacher, stateswoman and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Born in Kiev, she emigrated to the United States as a child with her family in 1906, was educated there, becoming a teacher. After marrying her husband, the couple emigrated to Palestine in 1921, settling on a kibbutz. Meir was elected prime minister of Israel on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister; the world's fourth and Israel's first and only woman to hold the office, she has been described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics. Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government", she died in 1978 of lymphoma. Golda Mabovitch was born on May 3, 1898, in Kiev, Russian Empire, present-day Ukraine, to Blume Neiditch and Moshe Mabovitch, a carpenter. Meir wrote in her autobiography that her earliest memories were of her father boarding up the front door in response to rumours of an imminent pogrom, she had two sisters and Tzipke, as well as five other siblings who died in childhood.

She was close to Sheyna. Moshe Mabovitch left to find work in New York City in 1903. In his absence, the rest of the family moved to Pinsk to join her mother's family. In 1905, Moshe moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in search of higher-paying work, found employment in the workshops of the local railroad yard; the following year, he had saved up enough money to bring his family to the United States. Golda's mother Blume Mabovitch ran a grocery store on Milwaukee's north side, where by the age of eight Golda had been put in charge of watching the store when her mother went to the market for supplies. Golda attended the Fourth Street Grade School from 1906 to 1912. A leader early on, she organized a fundraiser to pay for her classmates' textbooks. After forming the American Young Sisters Society, she rented a hall and scheduled a public meeting for the event, she graduated as valedictorian of her class. At 14, she worked part-time, her employers included the Milwaukee Public Library. Her mother wanted Golda to leave school and marry.

She bought a train ticket to Denver and went to live with her married sister, Sheyna Korngold. The Korngolds held intellectual evenings at their home, where Meir was exposed to debates on Zionism, women's suffrage, trade unionism, more. In her autobiography, she wrote: "To the extent that my own future convictions were shaped and given form... those talk-filled nights in Denver played a considerable role." In Denver, she met Morris Meyerson, a sign painter, whom she married on December 24, 1917. In 1913, Golda returned to North Division High, graduating in 1915. While there, she became an active member of Young Poale Zion, which became Habonim, the Labor Zionist youth movement, she embraced Socialist Zionism. She attended the teachers college Milwaukee State Normal School in 1916, part of 1917. In 1917, she took a position at a Yiddish-speaking Folks Schule in Milwaukee. While at the Folks Schule, she came more into contact with the ideals of Labor Zionism. In 1913, she had begun dating Morris Meyerson.

She was a committed Labor Zionist and he was a dedicated socialist. During this time, she worked part-time at the Milwaukee Public Library; when Golda and Morris married in 1917, settling in Palestine was her precondition for the marriage. Golda had intended to make aliyah straight away, but her plans were disrupted when all transatlantic passenger services were canceled due to the entry of the United States into the First World War, she threw her energies into Poale Zion activities. A short time after their wedding, she embarked on a fund-raising campaign for Poale Zion that took her across the United States; the couple moved to Palestine in 1921, together with her sister Sheyna, joined a kibbutz. Meir said in the 1975 edition of her autobiography My Life that It is not only a matter, I believe, of religious observance and practice. To me, being Jewish means and has always meant being proud to be part of a people that has maintained its distinct identity for more than 2,000 years, with all the pain and torment, inflicted upon it.

She identified with Judaism culturally, but was an atheist in religious belief. In the British Mandate of Palestine and her husband joined a kibbutz, their first application to kibbutz Merhavia in the Jezreel Valley was rejected, but they were accepted. Her duties included picking almonds, planting trees, working in the chicken coops, running the kitchen. Recognizing her leadership abilities, the kibbutz chose her as its representative to the Histadrut, the General Federation of Labour. In 1924, the couple left the kibbutz and lived in Tel Aviv before settling in Jerusalem. There they had their son Menachem and their daughter Sarah. In 1928, Meir was elected secretary of Moetzet HaPoalot, which required her to spend two years as an emissary in the United States; the children went with her. Morris and Golda grew apart, but never divorced. Morris died in

Nimisha Pandey

Nimisha Pandey is a Content Developer and Curator across the media of television and the web. Born in Haryana and raised in New Delhi, she graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in 2004, she majored in Television Direction. She was the youngest person to receive the National Award for her short film “Cradle Song” in 2005, she went on make a documentary called “Nice Girls” that received the Best Documentary Award at the Digital Film Festival, New Delhi in 2006. Through her career as a Creative Director, she has developed several award-winning and critically acclaimed Indian Television shows; these include Humsafars, Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do, Qubool Hai, Shapath, Humse Hai Life, Jyoti, Sapno Se Bhare Naina, Ek Ladki Anjaani Is, Amber Dhara, Salaam Zindagi. In 2015, she became the Head of Content for the web platform ALT Balaji Digital Entertainment. Over the period of three years, she was involved in the creation of over 30 popular and critically acclaimed limited-series multi-season shows, making ALT one of the first and most successful Indian web platforms in the country.

These shows include Dev DD, The Test Case, Apharan, Haq Se, Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain, Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat, Romil & Jugal, Ragini MMS, etc. She is working with Netflix building their Indian content slate, her family consists of her parents, Krishna Kumar Pandey and Nisha Pandey, her brother Nitin Pandey and her husband Alok Sinha. 52nd National Film Awards

2019 Norwegian Athletics Championships

The 2019 Norwegian Athletics Championships was the year's national outdoor track and field championships for Norway. It was held from 2 -- 4 August at the Hamar Idrettspark in Hamar Municipality, it was organised by FIK Orion and Hamar IL. The King's trophy was awarded to women's distance runner Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal and hurdler Karsten Warholm. Warholm became the first man to win the trophy five years in a row. Javelin thrower Egil Danielsen, who died shortly before the competition, was honoured in the opening ceremony and a statue was placed outside of the stadium in Hamar; the following senior championships were held outside the main championships: ResultsResults day 1 Results day 2 Results day 3 Results Relay Official website