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Moshe Sharett

  • Sharett Launches Israel Appeal Drive in So. Africa; Lauded at Dinner

    Former Prime Minister Moshe Sharett, launching the Israel United Appeal campaign at a banquet here, told the 1, 000 guests that “to a Jew no privilege can be higher than assisting Israel.” Mr. Sharett, who has been on a lightning tour of the main South African Jewish communities since his arrival last week, received a… More ▸

  • Ben-gurion and Sharett Differ on ‘pioneering Spirit’ of Youth

    The days of “personal pioneering” have gone and would not return in Israel, Prime Minister David-Ben-Gurion said here today. He added that there is no need to regret this development. Mr. Ben-Gurion expressed this opinion at a session of the central committee of the Mapai party during a discussion on how to bring the youth… More ▸

  • Ben-gurion Outlines Stand on Zionism; Sharett Criticizes U.S. Zionists

    The Zionist organization “was a scaffold to aid the construction of Israel,” Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion declared today at a meeting of the central committee of his Mapai Party, “but scaffolds are taken away when the building has been completed,” he added. “The Zionist Organization scaffold does not move,” Mr. Ben-Gurion continued,” and some tend… More ▸

  • Sharett Urges Mapai to Strengthen Ties with Jews Outside Israel

    Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister of Israel, who just returned from the United States and Mexico, proposed today that Mapai, Israel’s labor party, should consider the issue of Israel relations with Jewry in countries outside of Israel an urgent problem and prepare a definite program of action to deal with it. Speaking at the ninth… More ▸

  • Sharett Completes Ten-day Visit in Mexico; Due in New York Today

    Former Israel Prime Minister Moshe Sharett will leave here for New York tomorrow, following a successful ten-day visit to Mexico during which he launched the 1960 Keren Hayesod campaign and met with Mexican Government officials. He was honored at receptions and dinners and visited Jewish communal institutions. The Keren Hayesod drive, stimulated by Mr. Sharett’s… More ▸

  • Sharett Opens 1960 United Israel Campaign in Mexico; Stays Ten Days

    Moshe Sharett, former Premier and Foreign Minister of Israel, addressed a huge meeting at the Jewish Sport Center here marking the launching of the United Israel Appeal campaign for 1960. He was honored at a banquet arranged for him jointly by the Zionist Federation of Mexico and the Keren Hayesod. Mr. Sharett will address a… More ▸

  • Sharett Urges American Jews to Settle in Israel; Opposes Propaganda

    Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister of Israel, has appealed to American Jews to settle in Israel but stipulated Israel wants American Jews to come out of an inner compulsion to do so and not from outside propaganda pressures. He spoke at a Histadrut rally here. “The ones who lack this compulsion or will and cannot… More ▸

  • Sharett Addresses Zionists in Canada; Urges Interchange of Observers

    Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister of Israel, said here last night that there was a need for an interchange of observers from Israel to attend Jewish conventions in countries outside of Israel and vice versa. He addressed the eighth national convention of the Canadian Labor Zionist movement. The convention elected Dr. S. B. Hurwich as… More ▸

  • Report Ben Gurion Agrees to Offer Foreign Ministry to Sharett

    Premier David Ben-Gurion was reported today to have withdrawn his opposition to Moshe Sharett as Foreign Minister in the new government he is forming and Mapai Party leaders were said to be exerting considerable pressure on the former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister to secure his acceptance. Mr. Sharett resigned the portfolio in a policy… More ▸

  • Ben Gurion to Offer Sharett a Cabinet Post; Excludes Foreign Ministry

    Premier David Ben-Gurion will make an effort to persuade former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett to accept membership in the new Israel Cabinet, it was indicated here today. Mr. Ben-Gurion reportedly was ready to offer Mr. Sharett any portfolio except that of Foreign Affairs. Mrs. Golda Meir, present Foreign Minister, was understood to… More ▸