The first female prime minister of Israel wasn't known as "the only man in the Cabinet" for nothing. Golda Meir, the woman who led Israel after the death of Levi Eshkol and during the 1973 war, personified the Israeli spirit with her rugged outlook and forthright honesty.
Almost exactly a month before the establishment of the state of Israel, 80 people – 79 Jewish doctors and nurses and one British soldier – were killed when a medical convoy taking aid to Hadassah Hospital was attacked by Arab forces.
Five-year-old Saskia Berger has been announced the overall winner of last month's competition to design a matzah cover. She has been awarded a personalised matzah cover of her own plus £250 worth of Hobbycraft vouchers for her school, and £50 worth of Hobbycraft vouchers for herself.