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Moshe Sharett

  • Yehuda Sharett Dead at 78

    Yehuda Sharett brother of the late Premier Moshe Sharett and an educator and composer died Saturday night at the age of 78. Funeral services were held yesterday at his kibbutz, Yagur. Sharett composed the music for many classic Hebrew poems. He also composed the songs for the Passover Haggadah used by many kibbutzim. More ▸

  • Zipora Sharett Dead at 76

    Funeral services were held today for Zipora Sharett, the wife of the late Prime Minister Moshe Sharett, who died Sunday night at the Tel Aviv Ichilov Hospital at the age of 76. Though she was ill recently, she recovered and decided to visit an exhibition here depicting the history of Jewish settlements in Israel. On… More ▸

  • Hadassah Leaders Attend Ground-breaking for Moshe Sharett Institute

    Hadassah leaders attended ground-breaking ceremonies here today for the new 6 million pound ($1.7 million) Moshe Sharett Institute, an addition to the Ullman Center for cancer and allied diseases at the Hadassah Hospital. The ceremonies followed the first working session of Hadassah’s mid-winter conference which opened in Jerusalem last night. Half of the money for… More ▸

  • Israel Post Office to Issue Moshe Sharett Memorial Stamp

    The Cabinet yesterday approved the issuance of a postage stamp bearing the picture of the late Moshe Sharett who was Israel’s first Foreign Minister, later Prime Minister and Chairman of the World Zionist Executive. The stamp will be issued by the Israel Post Office in connection with the next World Zionist Congress which opens here… More ▸

  • Communal Center Named After Sharett Inaugurated in Israel Settlement

    A communal center named for the late Moshe Sharett was inaugurated today at Givathaim in a ceremony attended by members of the Histadrut, Israel’s labor federation, who had helped to carry out the project. Mr. Sharett served Israel as Premier, Foreign Minister and chairman of the Jewish Agency executive. More ▸

  • Memory of Late Moshe Sharett to Be Recalled in All Israeli Schools

    The memory of the late Moshe Sharett, who served Israel as Premier and Foreign Minister, will be recalled in all Israeli schools on the occasion of his 72nd birthday, the Israeli Education Ministry said today. The commemoration of Mr. Sharett’s death was observed at the end of the prior school year. More ▸

  • Joint Committee Formed to Perpetuate Sharett’s Name in Israel

    A joint committee was established here today by the Government of Israel and the Jewish Agency to find ways of perpetuating the name of the late Moshe Sharett, who died July 7, 1965. Mr. Sharett was, at his death, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive. Previously, he had been Israel’s Foreign Minister and, for a… More ▸

  • Distinguished Audience Attends Sharett Memorial Lecture in N.Y.

    Arab intransigence and “indifference” of the great powers to peace in the Middle East drove the late Moshe Sharett to resign as Foreign Minister of Israel in 1956. This was asserted here tonight by Walter Eytan, Israel Ambassador to France, who had been a close friend and associate of Mr. Sharett. Mr. Eytan said that… More ▸