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 9 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: Other: 1928-1973
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 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.
Dates: Other: 1941
Overview Single item collection contains one mounted and framed print with photos of participants and color drawing of the room in Rudolf Sonneborn's home in New York City where the first meeting of the Sonneborn Institute was held on July 1st, 1945.
Overview Mizrachi Organization of America was established in 1902 as a Religious Zionist organization focused on keeping the Torah at the center of the organization. The Denver branch was established in 1916. Collection contains a mounted certificate of incorporation for Ohel Isaac Jacob Mizrachi. Certificate of Incorporation for Ohel Isaac Jacob Mizrachi Society of Denver, Colorado issued by the Secretary of the State of New York on May 10, 1916 and signed December 5, 1916. The certificate is in both...
Overview Collection contains the charter for the Order Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Subordinate Camp No. 32 established on March 10, 1911. The Order Sons of Zion was a Jewish Fraternal Organization based in New York City. The charter is a print done in back ink and blue. Image of an Angel over crowded streets and buildings pointing over an ocean toward Jerusalem and the Citadel of David, with a village and farmers below.
Dates: 1911 March 10