golda meir

  • Mrs. Meir Criticizes U.S. Jews Who Attack Israeli Policies

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir told American Jewish leaders today that she was not worried about Israel’s problems with the Arab states or the United States, but was concerned about reports reaching Israel that American Jews were divided over Israel’s politics and of the possibility of a split in the ranks of Jewish unity. Speaking… More ▸

  • Kissinger, Mrs. Meir Meet in N.Y. “exchanged Ideas” on Mideast

    Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger said today that the United States is waiting for replies from the Arab governments to its proposal some months ago that they enter into non-belligerency agreements with Israel. He made the disclosure to reporters when asked if the U.S. is planning a major initiative in the Middle East before… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Honored by Afl-cio

    America’s trade union leadership, honoring former Israeli Premier Golda Meir in an emotion-laden demonstration of solidarity with her and her country, demanded recognition by the Arab governments of Israel’s sovereignty as a Jewish State as the basis for movement towards peace in the Middle East. The occasion was the AFL-CIO’s presentation here of its highest… More ▸

  • Meir to Meet with Ford

    Local newspapers reported today that former Premier Golda Meir would meet with President Ford when she visits the U.S. at the end of this month as the guest of the AFL-CIO. She is also scheduled to meet with Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller and leading members of Congress, the reports said. Mrs. Meir was invited by the… More ▸

  • Afl-cio Award for Golda

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir will receive the American labor movement’s highest award for public service, AFL-CIO president George Meany has announced. She will receive the award and a $500 check at a dinner in Washington May 20. The award honors the memory of Philip Murray, late president of the CIO, and William Green, late… More ▸

  • Golda’s Life to Be a Play

    A play based on the life of former Premier Golda Meir will be produced on Broadway next year by the Theater Guild. This was announced at a press conference today at Beit Sokolow by Mrs. Meir and Philip Langner, president of the Guild. The play will be based on Mrs. Meir a autobiography. “My Life,”… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Agrees to Participate Actively in Labor Party Affairs

    Former Premier Golda Meir has agreed to participate actively in the affairs of the Labor Party, a role she gave up when she retired from the Premiership in 1974. Mrs. Meir, who is immensely popular with many Israelis in and out of Labor ranks, will be a member of a new Labor Party leadership forum… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir: Soviet Union’s Jewish Policy is Irrational, Illogical

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir described the Soviet government’s Jewish policy as irrational, illogical and defying understanding. Mrs. Meir, who is honorary president of the second World Conference on Soviet Jewry, told a press conference here today that she fails to understand what prompted the Soviet Union to turn the Jewish question into a major… More ▸

  • Golda Urges Youth Aliya

    Former Premier Golda Meir yesterday urged Zionist youth organizations to begin discussions among their memberships as to whether they were serious about going on aliya. She said young Jews should be willing to “meet the greatest challenge that a young Jew can be asked–to participate in the building up of the land.” Mrs. Meir spoke… More ▸

  • Golda Calls for Aliya

    Aliya is the “one answer” that the Arabs understand and it is an answer to the anti-Zionist resolution adopted recently by the United Nations, former Premier Golda Meir said last night in her address before 1500 delegates attending the 23rd national convention of the Labor Zionist Alliance at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Mrs. Meir called… More ▸