Volume I, Series A (1885 – 1902)

July 9, 2019

The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann  Summer 1885 – 29 October 1902  Volume I, Series A, English Edition    Edited by Leonard Stein in collaboration with Gedalia Yogev, London, Oxford University Press, 1968 [Reprinted with express permission from the Weizmann Archives, Rehovot, Israel by the Center for Israel Education www.israeled.org] INTRODUCTION TO VOLUME I […]

Biographical Indices 1885 – 1952

July 6, 2019

he Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann Series A,  1885-1952   BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX  This is a composite biographical index, collected from each of the twenty-three individual biographical indexes published originally at the end of each separate volume of Weizmann’s Letters. Identifying information includes a persons affiliations, birth and date dates, important turning points in a […]

Jewish Request at the End of WWII: Let My People Go [to Palestine]!

July 5, 2019

Moshe Sharett urges British and US to open Palestine to unimpeded Jewish immigration from
Europe.

General Introduction to the Collection

July 2, 2019

Edited by Leonard Stein in collaboration with Gedalia Yogev,  London, Oxford University Press, 1968 [Reprinted with express permission from the Weizmann Archives, Rehovot, Israel,  by the Center for Israel Education www.israeled.org.] THE purpose of the work commencing with this volume is to make available, in Hebrew and English, a comprehensive collection, with explanatory notes, of […]

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Bar-Ilan University, June 14, 2009

June 21, 2019

Forty years ago in the Camp David negotiations, Prime Minister Begin’s team was unalterably opposed to any considerations for a Palestinian state. Since then four Israeli prime ministers have proposed some variation of a demilitarized Palestinian state. Prime Minister Netanyahu’s June 2009 suggestions provide insightful context.

UN Security Council Resolution 242

June 13, 2019

The Resolution calls for unspecified Israel withdrawal from territories in return for right of all states to live in peace.

Arab League Summit Resolutions

June 12, 2019

Arab states declare “no peace, no negotiation, no recognition” with Israel after their collective defeat in the June 1967 War.

Israeli Chief of Staff Yitzhak Rabin: The Right of Israel

June 10, 2019

Receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the Hebrew University following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, Rabin delivers a speech on behalf of Israel’s entire Defence Forces. He highlights the harsh realities of war, yet concentrates on commending the extraordinary efforts of Israel’s armed forces.

The Israeli Government Designed Peace Plan Devised After the June 1967 War

June 9, 2019

Following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, the Israeli government sent word to Egypt and Syria seeking peace plan that was intended to jumpstart a peace process with Israel’s belligerent neighbors, Egypt and Syria. The messages were sent through the US, but no response was apparently received.

Abba Eban Speech at Special Assembly of the UN, June 19, 1967

June 8, 2019

Following the conclusion of the June 1967 War, the Israeli government sent word to Egypt and Syria seeking peace plan that was intended to jumpstart a peace process with Israel’s belligerent neighbors, Egypt and Syria. The messages were sent through the US, but no response was apparently received.

Prime Minister Levi Eshkol Statement to the Knesset at Conclusion of June War

June 7, 2019

Two days after the conclusion of the June 1967 War, Eshkol, recounts the series of events that led to war, the war itself and the immediate aftermath. He reaches out to Arab states for peace seeking a path to peace with her belligerent neighbors. A week later, Israel will quietly messages Cairo and Damascus through the US, hat Israel seeks an end to the conflict. No answers are received.

Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser: Resignation Broadcast

June 6, 2019

In four days the Israeli army swept through Sinai. He acknowledged Israel’s pre-emptive strike. Nasser blamed the US and Britain for aiding Israel’s success, yet took responsibility for the Arab defeat and resigned. Immediately millions of Egyptians poured into the streets angry that he led the country to defeat, but loving him as a father, demanded that he stay as President. All the Egyptian military command resigned, but Nasser stayed in office till his death in September 1970.