Menu JTA Search

golda meir

  • Mrs. Meir Ill; Confined to Home

    Premier Golda Meir was ordered by her doctors to remain at home due to an inflammation of the eyelids. As a result, she was unable to attend today’s regular weekly Cabinet meeting and may be unable to participate in meetings with West Berlin Mayor Klaus Schuetz who arrived last night for a five-day visit as… More ▸

  • Mrs, Meir, WZO Issue Pleas to World Jewry to Embark on Aliya

    Impassioned pleas to Jews all over the world to immigrate to Israel to “build the land” and to stand “where the supreme struggles of Jewish history are being waged” were issued here by Premier Golda Meir and by the World Zionist Organization Executive. Mrs. Meir’s appeal was in the form of a letter addressed to… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Says Israel Will Not Retain Syrian Area Captured in War

    Premier Golda Meir said last night that Israel would not retain Syrian territory it captured in the Yom Kippur War but would not negotiate a disengagement agreement with Syria until it discloses the names of Israeli prisoners of war and permits visits to them by the International Red Cross as required by the Geneva Convention…. More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Accepts Task of Forming New Gov’t.; Efforts So Far Deadlocked

    President Ephraim Katzir officially asked Premier Golda Meir today to form a new government and Mrs. Meir accepted the task and promised to “do the utmost” to form one within the 21-day period prescribed by law. The formalities took place at the President’s residence after an hour-long private meeting between Katzir and Mrs. Meir. In… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Says Sadat Really Wants to Solve Egypt’s Internal Problems

    Premier Golda Meir said last night that “only time will tell” if Israel made the correct move in entering into its disengagement agreement with Egypt and that the possibility of betrayal by Egypt should not be excluded. But Mrs. Meir said that she shared the opinion of U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger that… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Suffering from Viral Infection of the Nerve Centers

    Doctors attending Premier Golda Meir said yesterday that she was suffering from a viral infection of there centers which produced an irritating skin condition commonly known as shingles. Her personal physician, Dr. E. Podkaminer-Radey, said Mrs. Meir was making a steady recovery and almost certainly will be able to resume her normal duties within a… More ▸

  • Mrs, Meir Hits Poll Jackpot

    Premier Golda Meir of Israel was named the “most admired woman” of 1973 in the annual Gallup Poll in which she received more than twice the number of votes as the next highest, woman, Mrs, Pat Nixon, wife of the President, Mrs, Meir, was first in the poll in 1971 and second in 1972. The… More ▸