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Weizmann, his life and times

by H. M. Blumberg

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952.,
    • Zionism -- History.,
    • Presidents -- Israel -- Biography.,
    • Zionists -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes excerpts from papers, letters, and the autobiography of C. Weizmann.

      StatementH. M. Blumberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS125.3.W45 B58 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5189413M
      ISBN 10090389534X
      LC Control Number75009465

      WEIZMANN, CHAIM (, White Russia, 27 November ; t, Israel, 9 November ), organic chemistry, biochemistry. “Chemistry is my private occupation. It is this activity in which I rest from my social tasks,” Thus did Chaim Weizmann describe the contrapuntal relationship between his lifelong career as a scientist and his leadership of the Zionist movement. The Weizmann Institute of Science (Hebrew: מכון ויצמן למדע ‎ Machon Vaitzman LeMada) is a public research university in Rehovot, Israel, established in , 14 years before the State of differs from other Israeli universities in that it offers only graduate and postgraduate degrees in .

      Israel21C reports on the Weizmann Institute’s proposal to NASA to send a craft to Triton. The project, Trident, is sponsored by the Institute and the Israel Space Agency. It will feature a super-accurate clock and seek life. J For this purpose, he met with U.S. President Harry S. rent with his political activity, Weizmann was also devoted to his other great love: science. In , he established the Daniel Sieff Research Institute in Rehovot and served as its President following a contribution by Israel and Rebecca Sieff to commemorate their son.

      (Signed) CHAIM WEIZMANN. The Faisal-Weizmann Agreement, a founding document of the League of Nations, is a recognition by the Arab and Muslim nations of the State of Israel and is legally binding international law. All of its provisions have been fulfilled. The Arab and Muslim nations are sovereign. The rights of the Israeli Arab are assured.   Although Chaim Weizmann is well-known as the first president of Israel, his life as a scientist may be even more significant to the country's founding. During World War I, Dr. Weizmann, a chemist then living in Britain – where his wife, Vera, served as a doctor – invented a method of industrial fermentation which produced large quantities.


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Written inthis is a magnificent centenary portrait of one of the re-established State of Israel's great founding fathers and his life and times. It is part album, part biography and part a history of Zionism and the Jews of the Holy Land. Weizmann was born in in 5/5(1). Weizmann, his life and times.

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: H M Blumberg. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number:   Book One, completed incovers the years and Book Two covers the years Weizmann describes the Russian shtetl where he was born inhis schooling in Pinsk and his university studies in Berlin, Geneva and Freiburg (Switzerland) where he received his PhD in chemistry in before moving to Manchester in Cited by: Chaim Azriel Weizmann (Hebrew: חיים עזריאל ויצמן ‎ Hayyim Azri'el Vaytsman, Russian: Хаим Вейцман Khaim Veytsman; 27 November – 9 November ) was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as president of the Zionist Organization and later as the first president of was elected on 16 Februaryand served until his death in Nationality: Israeli-British.

Another prominent characteristic of Bergmann’s was his “almost inexhaustible energy and his propensity for hour work days,” write the authors of Scientist in the Service of Israel: The Life and Times of Ernst David Bergmann (), recently published by the Hebrew University Magnes Press.

Even such an epic event as the. Foundations of a country and a world-class institution The Weizmann Institute was founded by Dr. Chaim Weizmann () in as the Daniel Sieff Research Institute, named in memory of the son of U.K.

donors Rebecca and Israel Sieff. The Institute was renamed in honor of Dr. Weizmann in Dr. Weizmann was a renowned chemist and ardent Zionist who saw his vision of. About this Item: Yad Weizmann, American Israel Publishing Co., 8°, paperback. pp The book has a handwritten dedication by Harold M.

Blumberg on its title page, dated Haifa Nov. 1, Enclosed is a mashine typed 6-page manuscript, where Harold M. Blumberg enrolls the story of his family. Also encluded a photocopy of a lenghty text written by Blumberg in a column "Letter from.

The Weizmann Institute of Science is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary basic research institutions in the natural and exact sciences. It is located in Rehovot, Israel, just south of Tel Aviv.

It was initially established as the Daniel Sieff Institute inby Israel and Rebecca Sieff of London in memory of their son Daniel. Init was renamed for Dr. Chaim. Weizmann, a lecturer in chemistry at Manchester University, was a consummate diplomat and an eloquent advocate who converted many in the British establishment to the Zionist cause.

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire, on 14 March His parents were Hermann Einstein, a salesman and engineer, and Paulinethe family moved to Munich, where Einstein's father and his uncle Jakob founded Elektrotechnische Fabrik J.

Einstein & Cie, a company that manufactured electrical equipment based on direct current. Weizmann at Manchester University. Upon his arrival, Weizmann approached Prof. William Perkins of what was then Owen’s College with a letter of introduction from a mutual acquaintance, Prof.

Graebe. He was provided with a laboratory to conduct his research at the University at a rent of £6. The daughter of a colleague of his recalls. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "CHAM WEIZMANN A BIOGRAPHY BY SEVERAL HANDS" See other formats. Yes. InIsrael’s first president, Chaim Weizmann, asked his friend Albert Einstein (“the greatest Jew alive,” Weizmann said) if he would be willing to lead the young nation.

Though the. The Weizmann Institute of Science's more than 80 years of impact starts with a simple question and plenty of imagination and drive.

But it takes even more to power our researchers and their laboratories to life-changing success. Individuals, corporations and foundations around the world invest generously in the Weizmann Institute’s research, graduate education and scientific outreach.

Chaim Weizmann died on November 9, after giving most of his love and life to the country that became his home.

His life was not a perfect life free of mistakes, he made his share of mistakes, in over relying on the British and assuming that the Arabs would. This biography of Chaim Weizmann focuses on his careers as statesman, diplomat, and chemist. It covers his life from his shtetl youth in Russia, to his university days in Germany where he was first exposed to the issues of Zionism and anti-Semitism, to his years in England where he became a major figure in Zionist politics/5(2).

Books of The Times How Wittgenstein and Other Thinkers Dealt With a Decade of Crisis. Wolfram Eilenberger’s “Time of the Magicians” elegantly traces the life and work of four figures who. Chaim Weizmann book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. “My greatest difficulty is to watch and see all the mistakes that are being /5(2).

Early life and education. Chaim Azriel Weizmann was born of humble parents in Novemberin Motol, a backwater hamlet in the western Russian empire, the third of 15 children of Ezer Weizmann, a lumber transporter.

Motol lay close to dense forests, surroundings that instilled in the boy a love of trees that was to persist the rest of his life. Chaim Weizmann; a biography by several hands by Chaim Weizmann (Book) Weizmann, his life and times by H.

M Blumberg (Book) Chaim Weizmann: statesman, scientist, builder of the Jewish commonwealth by Moses Kleinman (Book). Travelling by boat, camel and foot in the broiling heat of JuneWeizmann spent two hours in discussion with Faisal at his encampment on the Jordanian plateau.The Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann () was president of the World Zionist Organization and first president of the state of Israel.

Chaim Weizmann, son of Oizer and Rachel Weizmann, was born on Nov. 2,in Motele, Russia. After receiving a religious education, Chaim was admitted to the gymnasium of Pinsk, where he continued his Hebraic.About this Item: Harcourt PBrace & Company, New York, NY, Hardcover.

p. This is a Helen and Kurt Wolff book. Fima lives in Jerusalem but feels that he ought to be somewhere else. In the course of his life he has had several love affairs, written a book of poems that aroused some expectations and thought about the purpose of the universe and where his country has lost its way.