Chaim Weizmann

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Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)

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Chaim Weizmann wrote to Churchill protesting that "the fields of Gilead, Moab and Edom [east of the Jordan]…are historically and geographically and economically linked to Palestine, and it is upon these fields, now that the rich plains of the north have been taken from Palestine and given to France, that the success of the Jewish National Home must largely rest….
Wood distillation was the only way Britain could make acetone until Russian-born biochemist Chaim Weizmann discovered how to produce it using bacterial fermentation.
9) Sin celo ideologico nacionalista simpatizo con el sionismo y, en sus anos en Washington, entablo una relacion estrecha con Chaim Weizmann (tan estrecha y comprometida que, segun Ignatieff, Berlin le llego a proporcionar informacion britanica secreta).
His outlook, therefore, combined that of David Ben-Gurion and Chaim Weizmann, Zionist leaders who were born in the shtetl, with that of the assimilated Theodor Herzl, the father of Zionism.
A la muerte del primer presidente de Israel Chaim Weizmann, el 9 de noviembre de 1952, oficialmente el primer ministro David Ben Gurion ofrecio la Presidencia de Israel a Albert Einstein.
Chaim Weizmann, founder and first president of Israel, while publicly reassuring Palestinians, wrote in his autobiography that ultimately it was his desire for Palestine to become "as Jewish as England is English".
In 1952, Chaim Weizmann, the first president of Israel, died.
Campus chemists and chemical engineers teamed up to produce diesel fuel from the products of a bacterial fermentation discovered nearly 100 years ago by the first president of Israel, chemist Chaim Weizmann.
Her position differed not at all from that of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann, as expressed in the last chapter of the last edition of his memoirs, but, as Weizmann's aide Meyer Weisgal observed, "as a Jew I was allowed to share Weizmann's views of the terrorists, but Dorothy was not in the same position.
2, 1917) was a statement issued by the British foreign secretary, Arthur James Balfour, in a letter to Lionel Walter Rothschild, a leader of British Jewry, as urged by the Russian Jewish Zionist leaders Chaim Weizmann and Nahum Sokolow.
Martin Buber and Chaim Weizmann played a critical role in its creation; it was placed in Haifa in part because Theodor Herzl had envisioned the northern city as "a great park.
Lawrence of Arabia, who led the British-sponsored Arab Revolt against the Turks, is as a central to the Schneer's narrative as is Chaim Weizmann, the British Zionist leader and renowned scientist who led the diplomatic campaign to enlist Great Britain's support for a Jewish Homeland in Palestine.
Emerging as Zionist leader was Chaim Weizmann, a Russian-born chemist whose discovery of a fermentation method for a key ingredient in explosives was important to the war effort and helped win him contact with David Lloyd George before he became British prime minister.
Meanwhile, Lord Weidenfeld wrote an article entitled "Two Rights and Two Wrongs", in which he quoted Chaim Weizmann, the first Israeli president, by saying: "The Jewish-Palestinian problem is not a conflict of right and wrong, but one of two rights and two wrongs.
Chaim Weizmann was the key figure in Europe and Palestine; Brandeis was the central and revered figure in American Zionism.