Posts Tagged ‘Soviet Union’

Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir (left) receiving Foreign Minister Boris Pankin in Jerusalem on October 18, 1991.

Israel and the Soviet Union Resume Diplomatic Relations

October 18, 1991 Israel and the Soviet Union resume diplomatic relations. The Soviet Union and other Eastern bloc countries had broken off diplomatic relations with Israel in June 1967, as a result of the Six Day War. The Soviet Union had voted to create a Jewish state by endorsing the 1947 partition plan, and was…

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Churchill Fellow William Clark Durant III speaks about Fellow Morton “Mort” Harris at the Churchill Fellows ceremony.

National Recognition

Natalie Stavale Special to the Jewish News WWII veteran and philanthropist Morton Harris honored as a Churchill Fellow. Detroit native Morton E. “Mort” Harris, 97, is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, noted philanthropist and a decorated World War II veteran. He’s also now a Churchill Fellow. Harris recently was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows…

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What Will Pulling Out Of The Iran Deal Do For The U.S.?

The Detroit Jewish News asked experts on Israel, foreign policy, religion and/or other relevant fields to answer important questions on everyone’s mind in the midst of the recent news from the Middle East. Here are some of their answers. The U.S. just pulled out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Will this be good or bad…

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