Two-day Conference to Discuss Effect of Zionism on American Jews

A two-day historical conference to study the effect of Zionism on the American Jewish community will be held here December 26-27, it was announced today. The parley will be sponsored jointly by the American Jewish Historical Society and the Jewish Agency.

The conference, to be held at the Theodor Herzl Institute, will evaluate the history of Zionism in America, discuss methods and norms which might best serve to direct the historical study of Zionism in this country and evaluate what has already been written on the subject. The two sponsoring organizations have expressed concern over the preservation of documents referring to Zionism in the U.S. and the Society has asked that persons who possess proclamations, letters and other original documents pertaining to the American Zionist movement communicate with it.

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