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Moshe Sharett

  • Sharett Notes Lag Between UJA Funds. Increased Immigration to Israel

    Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, said here today that, while the rate of immigration to Israel had tripled in the last four years, the share of the United Jewish Appeal in financing immigration to Israel has remained stationary, with a tendency to a slight decrease.” Speaking at a press conference at the… More ▸

  • Memorial for Dr. Silver Held in New York; Sharett, Neumann Eulogize

    All segments of the Jewish community here, together with representatives from all Zionist organizations, attended a public memorial tonight for the late Zionist leader Dr. Abba Hillel Silver held at Congregation Bnai Jeshurun. Principal eulogies were delivered by Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister of Israel and now chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency… More ▸

  • Sharett Stresses Need to Have All American Jews Participate in U.J.A.

    Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, stressed here tonight the “grave disparity” between the current high immigration into Israel and American Jewry’s voluntary financial response through the United Jewish Appeal. Mr. Sharett spoke at a dinner honoring the 120-member UJA Study Mission currently visiting Israel. The Jewish Agency, he said, has had to… More ▸

  • Soviet Treatment of Jews Attacked by Sharett at World Parley

    Soviet Russia was sharply attacked here today by Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, in an address delivered at the World Congress of the Socialist International which opened here yesterday. Mr. Sharetf, who heads the Israeli delegation to the congress, said he felt a “particular obligation” to record his feelings about the Soviet… More ▸

  • Z.O.A. Convention Opens in Jerusalem; Sharett Lauds American Zionists

    The 66th annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, the first in Israel, opened here tonight with a tribute by Moshe Charett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, to “the magnificent record” of American Zionism. Greeting the 1,000 delegates and guests on behalf of the World Zionist movement, Mr. Sharett said that the American… More ▸

  • Congress of Scandinavian Youth Opens in Stockholm; Hears Sharett

    Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive, appealed to the 60 delegates of the Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation’s annual congress here today to encourage their members to adopt Hebrew “at least is their second cultural language.” He delivered the main address at the congress. More ▸

  • Sharett Reports in Israel on Situation of Jews in Latin America

    Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, reported at a press conference today that a complex of socio-economic problems gripping the Latin American continent was the main cause undermining the position of the Jewish communities in that area. He made his report on his return to Israel from an extensive tour of the area… More ▸

  • Jewish Communities in Diaspora Will Exist for Long Time, Sharett Says

    Asserting that the Diaspora will continue to exist for the foreseeable future, Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister of Israel and now chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, last night called for a partnership between Israel and the “conscious Jews” in the Diaspora for a more intensive common endeavor to preserve Jewish peoplehood and Jewish… More ▸

  • Sharett and Kaplan Honored by Farband-labor Zionist Organization

    Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, and Prof. Mordechai Kaplan, noted American Jewish theologian and philosopher, were inducted tonight as honorary members of the Farband-Labor Zionist Organization at a gathering in their honor at the New School for Social Research. Louis Segal, general secretary of Farband and member of the Jewish Agency executive,… More ▸

  • Sharett Arrives in U.S. for Important Talks; Was in Latin America

    After spending about a month in South and Central America, where he addressed numerous gatherings and was honored by the Jewish communities, Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, arrived here today to confer–together with Arieh Pincus, Jewish Agency treasurer–on urgent matters with leaders of the Jewish Agency executive here, as well as with… More ▸