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Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann Joins British Admiralty

Center for Israel Education September 1, 1915 Chaim Weizmann, first President of Israel, then working as a chemist in Manchester, England was appointed as an Honorary Technical Adviser on acetone supplies to the British Admiralty. Weizmann is credited with being the major diplomatic engine that unfolded the 1917 Balfour Declaration for the Zionists, where Britain promised to…

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