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May 12, 1978 - Image 34

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-05-12

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THE DETROIT BM NEWS

34 Friday, Ilay 12, 1918

Israel Air Force Is Born With English Aid

HAIFA — In this 30th Shlomo Kaplansky, shared
year of statehood, Israel's the vision. In fact, as early
Air Force is rated among as 1946 he had considered
the best in the world. The setting up a Technion de-
products of its aircraft in- partment of aeronautical
dustries — Israel is one of engineering. Goldstein
only seven countries that made what must have been
produce advanced fighter a difficult personal decision:
aircraft — are sold in mar- he returned to England and
resigned from his high
kets around the world.
Thirty years ago, the de- posts, making plans to
velopment of such air power begin working at the Techn-
and industry was no more
than a stubborn dream in
the minds of a small group
of men. And the determina-
tion of one such man in 1949
was a key factor in the Is-
raeli "miracle." This deter-
mination led, in 1950, to the
founding of a department of
aeronautical engineering at
the Techninon — Israel In-
stitute of Technology.
The man's name was
Sydney Goldstein. An
Englishman, he was chair-
man of the Aeronautical
Research Council, 1946-
1949, and a professor at
Manchester University as
well.

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ic WE HAVE AN ISRAEL 5, lc

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ion in 1950.

In November 1950,
Goldstein and a two-
member research staff
began work.

The department has
graduated more than 750
students. Its staff numbers
35, and its research results
are published in distin-
guished journals around the
world.

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In 1949 Goldstein came
to visit the fledgling state
at the request of an old
friend, Chaim Weizmann.
Both Weizmann and
David Ben-Gurion in-
vited him to visit the
Technion.

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Goldstein visited the new
in Tiberias and in the Dead Sea area. In the top photo-
state and its institute of
graph, the new Tiberias Plaza Hotel is pictured. The
technology, and found he
hotel is minutes away from the mineral baths and hot
shared a common belief
with some of its leaders: if springs available to tourists and the ailing. The bot-
tom photograph depicts the moon-like formations
Israel were to survive, a
N.Y., N.Y.
seen along the shores of the Dead Sea. The chemicals
strong Air Force would be
in the sea help to cure various diseases not normally
its most important defense.
curable by more conventional medical methods.
Technion's President,
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