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  • Golda: Even-handedness is One-sided

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir declared last night that while friends of Israel, in a show of “even-handedness,” urge both Israel and the Arabs to take risks for a Middle East peace in reality it is only Israel that would be risking her security and sovereignty by pullbacks in the Sinai and the Golan Heights…. More ▸

  • Golda Painting at National Gallery

    A painting of former Israeli Premier Golda Meir, the only American woman ever to become head of a foreign government, has been accepted by the National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution announced today. Formal presentation will take place tomorrow at the gallery with Mrs. Meir attending a luncheon there in her honor. Secretary of State… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Says Anti-semitism Cannot Vanquish the Jewish People

    Golda Meir, addressing an overflow audience at an Israel Bond dinner in her honor last night, declared that history has consistently recorded that whenever and wherever anti-Semitism began, the regimes that started it have disappeared but the Jewish people have survived. Opening her address with “Fellow racists.” the former Premier was strongly applauded when she… More ▸

  • Mrs, Meir Discusses Yom Kippur War, Elazar, Nixon in Her New Book

    Former Premier Golda Meir says that she regrets not ordering a mobilization of the Israeli reserve forces on the eve of the Yom Kippur War, tries to exonerate Lieut, Gen, David Elazar, then chief of staff, from not mobilizing the forces, and praises former President Nixon “for keeping every promise he made to the Jewish… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Inscribed in JNF Golden Book

    Former Israeli Premier Golda Meir was inscribed in the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund today. The United Jewish Appeal, Keren Hayesod, JNF, the Histadrut and heads of local authorities from throughout the country participated in the special ceremony at Beit Sokolov in Tel Aviv. The UJA presented Mrs. Meir with two albums containing… More ▸

  • Golda, Others Win Israel Prize

    Former Premier Golda Meir was one of seven Israelis honored here last night by being awarded the Israel Prize for 1975. Bespectacled after two recent cataract operations, Mrs., Meir received warm applause from an invitation audience at the Jerusalem Theater as she accepted her award for “lifelong services to Israeli state and society.” Other recipients… More ▸

  • Golda Hospitalized for a Few Days

    Former Premier Golda Meir was hospitalized Friday at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem with a “frozen shoulder,” an illness common among elderly people, which causes pain and stiffness in the shoulders and makes moving the shoulder difficult, Doctors said Mrs. Meir needed a relatively mild treatment, and that she should be out of the… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Wins Israel Prize

    Former Premier Golda Meir is the winner of this year’s Israel Prize. She won the prize for “life work in the service of state and society,” and will receive the prize in a ceremony on Independence Day. Other winners of the Israel Prize are: Prof. Shimon Halkin of the Hebrew University, an author and a… More ▸