An Israeli political leader of the twentieth century. Active in the movements toward the formation of Israel in the early twentieth century, he was chosen to be the country's first prime minister, and he served until the early 1960s. (See Arab-Israeli conflict.)
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A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.
“I have a survivalist instinct,” said Ben, a 28-year-old New Yorker.
David Greenberg at Rutgers University has a book coming out next year on political spin.
In 1989, a newly registered Republican in Louisiana named David Duke won his only election by a fluke.
“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.
There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
It may be noted in passing that in the three miracles in Matthew of exorcising a blinding demon the title “Son of David” is used.
Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.