Monthly Archives: June 2003

Nahum Goldmann, Statesman without a State

Nahum Goldmann

Together with Chaim Waizmann and David Ben-Gurion, Goldmann helped create Israel, but never thought that a Jewish state was the answer for all Jews. Rather, Goldmann believed there must be vibrant Jewish organizations throughout the Diaspora and helped found the World Jewish Congress and the Conference of Jewish Organizations.