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  • Hadassah Adopts $9, 840, 000 Budget; Mrs. Jacobson Named President

    A resolution urging the United States Government to make sure than no American aid is used to advance preparations for aggressive war was adopted here today by the 50th annual convention of Hadassah, the women’s Zionist organization of America. The measure was clearly aimed at withdrawal of U. S. aid to Arab states preparing for… More ▸

  • Hadassah Annual Convention Hears Details of Organization’s Medical Program in Israel

    The details of Hadassah’s expanding medical program in Israel were reported to the delegates at the 35th annual Hadassah convention here today by Mrs. Samuel J. Rosensohn, chairman of the medical committee. She revealed that the organization is taking over the administration of a 100-bed children’s hospital at the Rosh Haayim camp, north of Tel… More ▸

  • U.S. Jewry Pays Tribute to Miss Szold on 75th Birthday

    Jews of the United States paused yesterday to pay tribute to the Grand Old Lady of American Zionism, Miss Henrietta Szold, on the occasion of her seventy-fifth birthday. While 300 chapters of Hadassah, women’s Zionist organization which she founded, were celebrating the event throughout the country, and hundreds of rabbis were devoting their Chanukkah sermons… More ▸

  • Begin 30-day Celebration of Miss Szold’s Birthday

    American Jewry will begin tomorrow a thirty-day celebration of the seventy-fifth birthday of one of the greatest leaders of American Jewish women, Miss Henrietta Szold. She motored here from Hoboken, N.J., where she disembarked Wednesday from the Statendam. On the eve of her birthday, Miss Szold remained quietly in seclusion with her sister, Mrs. Louis… More ▸

  • Miss Szold Plans Trip to U.S. Dec. 11

    Miss Henrietta Szold, American woman Zionist leader, will leave for the United States on December 11 in connection with the reported disagreement between the United Zionist Appeal and Hadassah, women’s Zionist organization. She will also attend a number of rallies and affairs in her honor on the occasion of her seventy-fifth birthday December 21. More ▸

  • Zionist Groups Back $2,500,000 United Palestine Drive

    Jewish leaders and delegates representing all divisions of the movement dedicated to the upbuilding of Palestine met here yesterday in a “United Front for Palestine” conference. A $2,500,000 United Palestine Campaign, headed by the Palestine Foundation Fund and Jewish National Fund as equal partners, supported by the Mizrachi Organization, the Poale Zion, Hadassah and all… More ▸

  • Hadassah Plans Transfer of Refugee Children to Palestine

    A detailed plan for transferring refugee children from Germany and possibly other countries to Palestine will be presented to the 21st annual convention of Hadassah Nov. 28 in Cleveland by its national board, it was announced today. The plan was approved at a special meeting of the national board after it was proposed by Mrs…. More ▸

  • Rabbi Silver Urges Jews to Unite with Other Minorities

    Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland urged the Jews to unite with other minorities to oppose the “forces of hate” in an address yesterday to 2,000 members of the New York chapter of Hadassah at a tea in the Hotel Commodore. “Every Jew realizes that we have entered a new era in our historic evolution,”… More ▸

  • W.Z.O. Presidency in Doubt As Sokolow Declines Honorary Post

    Left-wing Zionist Congress leaders today made unsuccessful attempts to clear the muddled political situation by offering Dr. Nahum Sokolow, incumbent World Zionist Organization president, another term in office and giving Dr. Chaim Weizmann, former president, control over the Zionist Executive’s political activity. It became known Dr. Weizmann, if he accepts any position at all–which is… More ▸

  • Laborites Demand Immigrants Pledge to Work on Soil 3 Years

    The demand that the Zionist Congress obligate every Jewish immigrant entering Palestine on a labor certificate to spend at least three years on the soil, was voiced today by the Laborite delegation at its final conference before the opening of the nineteenth World Zionist Congress. The laborites, who have a clear majority at the Congress,… More ▸