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Kadimah Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6865

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the proceedings of the 1. Allgemeiner Jüdischer Studententag (First Jewish Students’ Conference: Vienna, Austria: 1919), as well as two speeches delivered on the 50th anniversary of the student Zionist association Kadimah (1933) and an exchange of letters regarding the unseating of Weizmann as head of the Zionist World Organization.

The bound book of proceedings in the first folder contains full text transcriptions of the speeches and panels presented at the First Jewish Students’ Conference. Several prominent Jewish leaders and representatives of several Jewish organizations are present. Folder two contains an exchange of letters between Blanca Löw and Robert Stricker regarding the unseating of Weizmann as president of the World Zionist Organization, as well as the text of two speeches delivered by Moritz Schnirer and Jakob Weiner at a 50th anniversary celebration for the Kadimah organization in Vienna. The speeches explore the history of the Kadimah organization and of Zionism.

Dates

  • 1919-1933

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Jewish national students’ association founded in Vienna in 1882 by Rubin Bierer, Moritz Tobias Schnirer, and Nathan Birnbaum. Encyclopedia Judaica identifies its three core aims as the "struggle against assimilation, Jewish nationhood, and the settlement of Erez Israel as a means toward Jewish independence." Published the periodical "Selbstemanzipation."

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains the proceedings of the 1. Allgemeiner Jüdischer Studententag (First Jewish Students’ Conference: Vienna, Austria: 1919), as well as two speeches delivered on the 50th anniversary of the student Zionist association Kadimah (1933) and an exchange of letters regarding the unseating of Weizmann as head of the Zionist World Organization.
Title
Guide to the Kadimah Collection, 1919-1933, AR 6865
Status
In Progress
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • March 2015:: Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States