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  • Mrs. Meir, Dinitz Stress Israel Will Not Give in to Pressure

    Two leading Israeli diplomats served notice yesterday on Israel’s “friends” in the West that the Jewish State will not allow itself to be pressured into accepting a peace that will endanger its security, asserted that Israel does not need to be preached to about peace and rejected any possibility that Israel would either welcome or… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Says Israelis Do Not Want Their Blood Equated with Oil

    “We don’t want anyone else to shed blood for us, but neither do we want our blood to be equated with the price of oil,” former Israeli Premier Golda Meir told 240 United Jewish Appeal/Federation of Jewish Philanthropies leaders in New York at a dinner in her honor last night. Oil has eroded human values… More ▸

  • Golda: Despite Differences, the U.S. Continues to Be Israel’s Best Friend

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir said after a 45-minute meeting with President Carter at the White House today that despite their differences Israel and the United States continue to be “very friendly governments.” She told reporters that “Israel is always conscious of the fact that we don’t have a better friend than the U.S.” and… More ▸

  • Meir Dinner Produces Il 15,1 M in Israel Bond Commitments for 1978

    A record amount of $15.1-million in advance Israel Bond commitments for 1978 was obtained at a national dinner here in honor of Golda Meir under the auspices of the Israel Prime Minister’s Club, which she founded when she occupied that office. The dinner on Thursday evening was followed by a special pre-opening performance of “Golda,”… More ▸

  • Meir, Vance, Dinitz Will Be Principal Speakers at the CJF General Assembly

    Former Israeli Premier, Golda Meir, U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance and Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Simcha Dinitz will be among the featured speakers at the 46th General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations (CJF) Nov. 9-13 in Dallas, Texas. In addition, Jerold C. Hoffberger, CJF president, Leonard R. Strelitz, United… More ▸

  • Golda; Israel Ready for Real Peace; Not an Illusory One

    Golda Meir warned the 3000 delegates attending the closing session of the 80th annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America that the greatest danger facing Israel is to promote an illusion of peace when there is no real peace. “We want genuine peace,” she declared, “not an illusory peace. And for a genuine peace… More ▸

  • 700 Teenagers Talk with Golda

    More than 700 teenagers from the St. Paul-Minneapolis area shared the unique experience of talking with former Israeli Premier Golda Meir by international telephone hook-up at the St. Paul Jewish Community Center this week. In a 25-minute conversation, Mrs. Meir answered questions asked by the young people, delivered her personal message and was saluted by… More ▸

  • Peres Says No to Mrs. Meir’s Plea He Drop Bid for Labor Party Leadership

    Defense Minister Shimon Peres has rejected an appeal from former Premier Golda Meir that he drop his efforts to replace Premier Yitzhak Rabin at the head of the Labor Party’s election list. Mrs. Meir, who had invited Peres to meet with her Friday, told him that she feared that an internal struggle might hurt Labor’s… More ▸