How Golda Meir, Israels Only Female Prime Minister, Wound Up With Such a Bad Reputation

A new book provides considerable insight into the failures and achievements of Israels fourth prime minister – and asks whether its time to rehabilitate her image

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It was toward the end of Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, Francine Klagsbruns magisterial new biography of Israels fourth prime minister (Schocken Books, 824 pages, $40), that it dawned on me that...