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May 27, 1960 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-05-27

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS -- Friday, May 27, 1960

r 8xcellency

We are privileged once again to welcome to our
community Israel's distinguished Foreign Minister, Mrs.
Golda Meir, whom we are proud to recognize as world
Jewry's Leading Lady. .

Then came the grea•
as an autonomous State.
very beginning, one of Is

Long before the establishment of Israel, Mrs.
Meir dedicated herself to the ideal of redeeming Eretz
Israel and of establishing the Jewish National Home
for the millions of oppressed and harrassed Jews
throughout the world.

She represented he
Israel's Ambassador to the
inspiration to hundreds of
presence in Russia. She was
aissance, and the oppressed
her as one of the guiding lid

She received her education in the United States
and taught school in Milwaukee. At the age of 23,
having joined the American Labor Zionist Movement,
she went to Palestine with her husband.

In 1926, as an ,elected leader in the Women's
Labor Council, she represented Histadrut in inter-
national conferences.

Since that time, Mrs. Meir made numerous trips
to the United States. She lectured here and helped raise
funds for the movement for Palestine's redemption.



As Israel's Foreign
been a source of glory for IS
at the United Nations, she
Israel and of all Jewry.

Several times, she g
munity in our Allied Jewish
Jewish Appeal and in our


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