Lord Weidenfeld

December 27, 2012

For me, the attachment to the Jewish people and the state of Israel reflects the feeling of belonging to a family, a tribal feeling of unerring loyalty. My lifelong Zionist activity and the privilege of having served Israel’s first president underscore my commitment to the Jewish state and its prosperity, security and survival.

Lord Weidenfeld, Vienna-born, is a publisher and philanthropist who is chairman of the EU-Israel Forum and on the board of several Israeli universities

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