ISRAEL: With Psalms & Spades

In 1906 the British statesman Lord Balfour met a young Russian-Jewish chemist. For more than an hour, he listened while the young man in passionate broken English tried to explain what Zionism was all about. Finally Balfour said: "Are there many Jews who think like you?" The young man, whose name was Chaim Weizmann, replied: "I believe I speak the mind of millions of Jews whom you will never see and who cannot speak for themselves, but with whom I could pave the streets of the country I come from." Balfour looked thoughtful....

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