Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works dealing with the movement looking toward the creation and maintenance of a Jewish state or a "national home" in Palestine.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Contains the Naturalization Certificate of Bernard Hurwitz (1887) and a Certificate from "The Provisional Executive Commitee for General Zionist Affairs to Bernard Hurwitz "in recognition of services rendered to the Zionist Cause during the Emergency of the Great War."
File — Box B157.01.0003: Series B157.01; Series B157.02; Series B157.03 [U186023261243]
Overview The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.
Overview Pioneer Women, the Labor Zionist women's organization in the United States was founded in 1925. The group sought to elevate the public profile of the Zionist pioneer women's cooperatives in Palestine. The Pioneer Women supported the women workers' organization through American-based philanthropic efforts. The Pioneer Women also emphasized the importance of women in the American Zionist movement and helped the Jewish working-class Jewish immigrant who believed the aims and ideals of socialist...
Overview The Jewish Labor Farband was a Yiddish socialist-Zionist Group in the United States. The Mile High section of the Farband, Yehoash branch number 303, was organized in 1913. Rabbi C. E. Kauvar was an active founding member the Farband branch first met in his house. The organization was inactive in the 1930s, but was resurrected in 1940. Farband was associated with the Zera Israel Congregation and supported progressive cause. Collection contains finanical ledgers, newsclippings, programs,...
Overview Dr. Melvin Urofsky address where he discusses his research on his multi-volume series on the letters of Louis Brandeis. With David Levy, he co-edited a five volume series of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis' letters; he also published on the subject of Zionism and Brandeis as well as law and the Supreme Court.
Overview Future Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (Golda Mabovitch Meyerson) resided in Denver from 1913 to 1914 as a high school student. After an argument with her parents, she ran away from Milwaukee to join her sister Shayna Mabovitch Korngold and her husband Sam in Denver. Shayna was one of the many east European Jews who flocked to Colorado to "chase the cure" for tuberculosis. Shana was a patient at both the National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and later at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief...
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...
Overview The Jewish National Workers Alliance was a mutual aid society founded in 1912. The Labor Zionist organization was Yiddish speaking and organized insurance and medical plans as well as schools. Collection contains the charter certificate of Denver branch number 303 of the Jewish National Workers Alliance 1941; later known as the Farband-Labor Zionist Order.