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The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.
This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.
This collection documents the time Judah J. Shapiro spent as writer and broadcaster of the radio show “Highlights and Background of the Jewish News” on WEVD in New York City. He wrote and broadcast the show from 1971 until his death in 1980. The bulk of the collection is transcripts of the radio show. The show focused mainly on the politics and current affairs of the state of Israel.
Contains copies of correspondence, a dossier, memorandum, news articles, and press releases relating to Major General Klein's career in both World Wars; his service as Past National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans and Past President of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. Memorial in Washington, D.C.; and his involvement in establishing diplomatic relations between Israel and Western Germany in 1965. Major correspondents include David Ben-Gurion, Kurt Birrenbach, Abba Eban, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ludwig Erhard, Levi, Eshkol, Golda Meir, and Felix E. Shinnar.
Personal Papers and Special Collections of Influential Executives, Volunteers, and Individuals Associated with Hadassah in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains personal papers and special collections documenting individuals, both Hadassah members and non-Hadassah members, who were important to Hadassah. Much of the material forming the collections in this record group came from the administrative files of the national office of Hadassah, though some of the material was donated to Hadassah. Key individuals represented within this record group include Hadassah national board members Anna Tulin Elyachar, Bertha S. Schoolman, and Denise Tourover Ezekiel, as well as Jesse Zel Lurie who served as the first professional editor of Hadassah Magazine (originally Hadassah Newsletter) from 1947 to 1980.
The papers of Philip Lax document his work with four major organizations: the American Jewish Historical Society, B'nai B'rith International, National Conference on Soviet Jewry, and Ellis Island Restoration Commission. The collection documents the years 1915 to 2008, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s and 1980s. The papers contain photographs, correspondence, speeches, publications, subject files, and organizational records, such as minutes, financials, memorandums, agendas, and reports.
The materials in this record group document the entirety of Hadassah’s history and work in Israel and the United States in photographs—prints, slides, glass lantern plates, and digital images.
Young Judaea is the oldest Zionist youth organization in the United States, established as a national organization in 1909 by the Federation of American Zionists. It was supported by Hadassah, including direct financial sponsorship from 1967-2011. The major aims of Young Judaea throughout its history have been to advance the cause of Zionism, to further the mental, moral, and physical development of Jewish youth, and to promote Jewish culture and ideals in accordance with Jewish traditions. Young Judaea has remained non-partisan and non-denominational, embracing and recruiting Jewish youth from all backgrounds.
- Israel 7
- Correspondence 6
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 5
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Palestine 5
- Publications (documents) 5
- Reports 5
- Jerusalem 4
- Press releases 4
- United States 4
- Women in nonprofit organizations 4
- Zionism 4
- Administrative records 3
- Articles 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Jewish children 3
- Jews -- Education 3
- Judaism -- 20th century 3
- Pamphlets 3 + ∧ less
- English 7
- German 4
- Hebrew 4
- Yiddish 2
- French 1
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 5
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 5
- Jacobson, Charlotte, 1914- 2010 4
- Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906-1999 3
- Halprin, Rose Luria, 1896-1978 3
- Jacobs, Rose G., 1888- 3
- Kalmanson, Carmela 3
- Kaplan, Deborah, 1926-2017 3
- Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007 3
- Kramarsky, Lola, -1991 3
- Lewis, Frieda, 1911-1996 3
- Lindheim, Irma L., 1886- 3
- Mann, Kalman Jacob, 1912- 3
- Matzkin, Rose, 1913–2002 3
- Olmert, Ehud, 1945- 3
- Peres, Shimon, 1923-2016 3
- Pool, Tamar de Sola, 1893-1981 3
- Popkin, Ruth 1913–2015 3
- Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3 + ∧ less