Chaim Weizmann

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Noun1.Chaim Weizmann - Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)Chaim Weizmann - 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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1 Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden married the Prime Minister's niece, Clarissa 2 The winter Olympics took place in Oslo 3 Liam Neeson was born 4 Israel's first President Chaim Weizmann died wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Wood distillation was the only way Britain could make acetone until Russian-born biochemist Chaim Weizmann discovered how to produce it using bacterial fermentation.
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.
Powerful Jewish lobbyists had said in 1920 the San Remo Conference was a "key defining moment in history" on the issue of title to Jerusalem, a sentiment then expressed by Chaim Weizmann, president of the Zionist Organisation and later the first president of Israel, who called it the "most momentous political event in the whole history of our movement, and it is, perhaps, no exaggeration to say in the whole history of our people since the Exile".
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.
All the founding fathers of Zionism -- Theodor Herzl, Max Nordau, Chaim Weizmann, Ze'ev Jabotinsky and the rest -- were convinced atheists.
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.
But that did not keep him from signing in 1922, along with Chaim Weizmann, Churchill's program to detach Transjordan from the Palestine Mandate.
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.