Order Sons of Zion

  • Zionist Order Backs Upa Drive

    The Order Sons of Zion today endorsed the decision of United Palestine Appeal leaders to launch an independent campaign for $12,000,000. The decision was taken at a special meeting of the national executive. More ▸

  • J.N.F. Seeks $6,000,000 to Push Wartime Program

    The national conference of the Jewish National Fund, having presented President Roosevelt through Senator Alben W. Barkley with a replica of the Golden Book, devoted the last of its three-day sessions today to plans for raising funds towards the J.N.F.’s $6,000,000 wartime program during the coming year. In a series of resolutions the several hundred… More ▸

  • Hundreds File Past Body

    While hundreds of Jews of all ages and classes filed silently past Vladimir Jabotinsky’s body at Schwartz’s Funeral Parlor on Second Avenue, Jewish leaders, regardless of faction, joined today in paying tribute to his services. Messages of condolence came from local Jewish leaders, and also from Jewish bodies in Canada and Argentina, as well as… More ▸

  • Zionist Body to Send Ambulance to Palestine

    The Order Sons of Zion, at the closing session of its 31st annual convention, voted yesterday to raise funds to send an ambulance and emergency supplies to the Red Shield (Jewish Red Cross) in Palestine. The convention also decided to raise $15,000 to create a forest in Palestine in honor of Dr. Harris J. Levine,… More ▸

  • Zionist Fraternal Group Backs Roosevelt Defense Program

    Full support of the Roosevlt defense program for the nation was pledged by acclamation yesterday at the annual convention of the Order Sons of Zion, Zionist fraternal organization. The convention also pledged the organization to guard against sabotage and treason. A gain of nearly 700 in the organization’s membership in 17 States was reported to… More ▸

  • Zionist Group Urges More Aggressive Fight on White Paper

    The Order Sons of Zion, closing its 30th annual convention at the New Atlantic Hotel tonight, called for a more aggressive attitude in fighting Britain’s Palestine policy. It was decided to devote the next “Order Day” to collection of funds for the Jewish National Fund. Yesterday, a symposium on Palestine was held with Dr. Bernard… More ▸

  • Fish Proposes $10,000,000 U.S. Grant to Settle Refugees in Palestine

    Representative Hamilton Fish, who in 1923 was sponsor of the Congressional resolution appropriating $10,000,000 for relief of starvation in Germany, tonight proposed a Government grant of between ten and twenty millions to settle Jewish refugees in Palestine. Addressing 1,000 persons at the annual dinner of the Order Sons of Zion at the Hotel Astor, Mr…. More ▸

  • Allocate $100,000 Tract of Land in Palestine for Refugees

    A tract of land in Palestine costing $100,000, originally set aside for the establishment of an American colony, has been allocated for the settlement of German Jewish refugees by a resolution passed unanimously yesterday at a national conference of the order sons of Zion. Dr. Harris J. Levine, grandmaster of the order, who presided, announced… More ▸

  • Plebiscite on Jewish State to Mark A.J. Congress Elections in June

    American Jews will be asked next month to register their approval or disapproval of creation of a Jewish State in Palestine in the first national referendum on that and three other questions affecting Jewish life here and throughout the world, it was announced today at a luncheon to representatives of the press by the American… More ▸

  • Rothenberg to Stand for Re-election As Z.O.A. President

    Morris Rothenberg, president of the Zionist Organization of America, announced today that “in view of the present emergency in Palestine and in Jewish life generally” he would stand for re-election at the Z.O.A.’s convention in Providence next month. His statement was made at a luncheon tendered to him by a delegation of Zionist leaders representing… More ▸