golda meir

  • Golda is Cited As World Mother of the Decade

    The Citation of World Mother of the Decade was conferred Friday on Premier Golda Meir in a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel here. The award, given by the American Mothers Committee, was accepted by Mrs. Shoshan Shlev, wife of the charge d’affaire in the Israeli Embassy in Washington. Premier Meir was chosen as the Mother… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir: Israel Will Decide Own Fate

    Premier Golda Meir declared here last night that Israel alone would determine its own fate and warned against the expression of doubts and “unjustified guilt feelings” that she said would only encourage Israel’s enemies bent on its destruction. Mrs. Meir addressed 3000 women attending the 11th national convention of the Moetzet Hapoalot (Working Women’s Council)… More ▸

  • Mrs, Meir Heads Weizmann Centenary

    Premier Golda Meir will be world chairman of the Weizmann Centenary, it was announced by Meyer W. Weisgal, chancellor of the Weizmann Institute of Science and chairman of Yad Chaim Weizmann, prior to his departure from Rehovot for Europe and the U.S. on matters connected with preparations for the Centenary program. More ▸

  • A Mazel Tov from Golda to Nancy

    Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, who arrived here today for the new round of peace talks between Israel and Syria, took his wife Nancy, to meet Premier Golda Meir who will be celebrating her 76th birthday tomorrow. Mrs. Meir, receiving the couple at her residence, congratulated them and gave Nancy a wedding gift of… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Appeals to Israel’s Enemies to Choose Paths of Peace

    Premier Golda Meir appealed to Israel’s enemies in humanitarian terms today to choose the paths of peace instead of war. Addressing bereaved families at memorial services for the nation’s war dead at Kiryat Anavim, Mrs. Meir said, “Even near these graves we call upon all our neighbors from the north, from the east, from the… More ▸

  • Labor Party Central Committee Decides to Decide Monday Morning to Select Successor to Mrs, Meir

    The Labor Party’s 600-member Central Committee meeting here tonight to select a successor to Premier Golda Meir, postponed its decision until tomorrow to allow additional candidates to be named. Only two candidates’ names–Labor Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Information Minister Shimon Peres–were before the committee when it convened. Seven other potential candidates had either taken them… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Urges Nation to Recall Heroic Spirit of Ghetto Fighters

    Premier Golda Meir called on the nation last night to remember the spirit of the Jewish ghetto fighters and forest partisans in the fight against the Nazis. “I am not ashamed to say this: the people of Israel on its land sometimes needs to be reminded of the spirit of the ghetto fighters,” she said… More ▸

  • Katzir Begins Consultations to Find Replacement for Mrs. Meir

    President Ephraim Katzir began intensive consultations for a new government today as Israel mourned the dead of the Kiryat Shemona massacre and its armed forces were locked in battle with the Syrians on the Golan Heights after a retaliatory raid against terrorist strongholds in southern Lebanon. With the Passover holiday hardly ended. Katzir dug into… More ▸