Early Prime Ministers such as David Ben Gurion (the first) and Golda Meir navigate Israel through the first decades of the state, alternatively fighting wars, settling the land and crafting the ‘desired’ Jewish-Israeli identity (which was of a Eurocentric nature, discriminating against and repressing against the culture and languages of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa (Mizrahim). (‘Har Roshmore’ is a play on words, referencing both Mount Rushmore and the Hebrew term for ‘head of state’).

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