Menu JTA Search

Late News Bulletin

Download PDF for this date

Former Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir was elected tonight as the new chairman of the Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization Executives, succeeding the late Louis Pincus. Sapir, the only candidate, won the dual post by a substantial majority of 140 votes at the Jewish Agency General Assembly.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund