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Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-116

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes a membership list for January 1929, letters sent to members from the president announcing upcoming meetings, and an undated raffle book. The raffle book is of interest as it is a raffle for two paintings, "Tower of David" and "Palestine Dwellings" done by the artist Joseph Tepper. Materials are organized chronologically.

Dates

  • undated, 1929-1935

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Historical Note<emph render="super">1</emph>

There is little information on the Kadimah Zionist Club as an organization other than being a regional branch of the Zionist Organization of America. Past presidents included Benjamin Rabalsky, Morris Rabinovitz, and Max Miller. The club occupied two locations, 27 School Street in Boston in 1929 and by 1934 and 1935, Barristers Hall, also in Boston.

Chronology

1929
Meeting held on June 4th at which the leading American woman Zionist, Mrs. Archibald Silverman, spoke at the Elks Hotel, Boston.
1934
September 5th meeting at the Hotel Bradford, Boston where Hebrew scholar and author Harry Fine spoke on Bialik the poet.
1935
Dinner given in recognition of servives given to Zionism by Elihu D. Stone on December 18th at the Brookline House, Brookline. Attended by a number of leading Zionists, including Louis Lipsky.

References

  1. Materials in the collection.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

Abstract

There is little information on the Kadimah Zionist Club as an organization other than being a regional branch of the Zionist Organization of America. Past presidents included Benjamin Rabalsky, Morris Rabinovitz, and Max Miller. The club occupied two locations, 27 School Street in Boston in 1929 and by 1934 and 1935, Barristers Hall, also in Boston. This collection contains the records of the Kadimah Zionist Club, 1929-1935. It includes a membership list for January 1929, letters sent to members from the president announcing upcoming meetings, and an undated raffle book. The raffle book is of interest as it is a raffle for two paintings, "Tower of David" and "Palestine Dwellings" done by the artist Joseph Tepper.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition information is unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kelsey Sawyer, 2012.
Title
Guide to the Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.) Records, I-116
Author
Processed by Kelsey Sawyer
Date
2012
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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