Papers of Alice L. Seligsberg and Rose G. Jacobs, 1910-1960.

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Seligsberg, Alice L., 1873-1940. Papers of Alice L. Seligsberg and Rose G. Jacobs, 1910-1960.

Papers of Alice L. Seligsberg and Rose G. Jacobs, 1910-1960.

Seligsberg papers, 1917-1942, contain correspondence, notes, and reports, concerning the American Zionist Medical Unit, 1918-1923, work with orphans in Palestine, including Palestine War Orphans Commission, 1920-1923, and Palestine Orphans Committee of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1917-1928, and the Institute for the Blind, 1919-1921; essays and correspondence with Henrietta Szold and others on Judaism, Zionism, Hadassah, political issues such as the Russian revolution, social work, Zionist Organization of America, and other topics. Correspondents include David de Sola Pool, Sophia Berger, Nellie Straus Mochenson, Haym Peretz, Jessie Sampter, and Rose Jacobs.

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Mochenson, Nellie Straus

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Seligsberg, Alice L., 1873-1940

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Alice L. Seligsberg (1873-1940) was a social worker and Zionist leader. She served as President of Hadassah and administrator of the American Zionist Medical Unit. Rose G. Jacobs (1888-1957) was President of Hadassah. From the description of Papers of Alice L. Seligsberg and Rose G. Jacobs, 1910-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84217343 ...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Palestine War Orphans Commission.

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Berger, Sophia.

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Junior Hadassah.

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Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Department

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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Palestine Orphans Committee.

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Weizmann, Chai͏̈m, 1874-1952

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Chaim Weizmann was an organic chemist, famous for his acetone synthesis, who founded what is now known as The Weizmann Institute of Science, and became the first president of the State of Israel. From the description of The Weizmann Archive, Ca. 1900-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81802980 These photocopies were obtained by Nathan Kurz in the course of research for his B.A. honors thesis in History, Stanford University. From the description of Chaim Weizman...

Henrietta Szold-Hadassah School of Nursing (Jerusalem)

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Jewish Agency for Palestine. Youth Aliyah Dept.

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...

Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim.

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Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948

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American rabbi and communal leader. From the description of Papers, 1910-1918. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 46611785 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1909-1921 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47747245 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1912-1919 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47734929 From the description of Correspondence and printed m...

Jacobs, Rose G., 1888-

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Rose Gell Jacobs was a prominent American Zionist who was instrumental in the founding of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America and served that organization in many capacities including as President. From the description of Collection, 1896-1966. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297445 President of Hadassah. From the description of Papers, 1910-1940, 1929-1940 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472613 ...

Pool, Tamar Hirshenson de Sola, 1893-

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Peretz, Haym Victor.

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Pool, David de Sola, 1885-1970

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A leading figure in American Jewish life during the 20th century, Reverend Dr. David de Sola Pool was minister of Congregation Shearith Israel (the first Jewish congregation to be established in North America) in New York City and President of the Union of Sephardic Congregations. Rev. Dr. de Sola Pool married Tamar Hirschensohn (1890-1981) in 1917. Tamar H. de Sola Pool was National President of Hadassah (1939-1943) and active in the National Council of Jewish Women and World Zionist Organizati...

Ichud Habonim.

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Hadassah Medical Organization

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Institute for the Blind (Palestine)

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Szold, Henrietta, 1680-1945

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Jewish American writer, editor, and political activist. From the description of Letters and diaries; 1866-1944. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 33284269 Zionist leader, Henrietta Schaar Szold was secretary of the Jewish Publication Society of America (1892-1915); founder of a night school for Russian immigrants in Baltimore in 1899; Secretary of the Federation of American Zionists; founder and first president of Hadassah, which supports health work in Pale...

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America

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American Zionist Emergency Council

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Sampter, Jessie E. (Jessie Ethel), 1883-1938

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Zionist Organization of America

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Mack, Julian W. (Julian William), 1866-1943

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American Zionist Medical Unit

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