A bronze statue of the 4th Prime Minister of Israel, the first and only female to serve in this position, and one of the few female head of states in the world.
Meir, immigrated with her husband from the US to then Mandatory Palestine in 1921.
She is considered as one of the founders of Israel and served in several positions in the administration and government before becoming the 4th Israeli Prime Minister.
Among her nicknames were “The Iron Lady” and “The best man in the government”.
The statue is located on Golda Meir Square, a few minutes’ walk from Times Square.
Created by Beatrice Goldfine and dedicated on October 3rd, 1984, commissioned by the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Till the beginning of the 21st century, the statue was standing on a six and a half feet granite pedestal, but for an unknown reason, the pedestal was removed. Since then, the statue is situated among low-lying greenery at the far corner of the square without any plaque or name.