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Countries collection: Palestine files, [ca. 1914]-1950.

Author: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, printed matter, clippings, and other material concerning Jewish community in Palestine, and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee activity there. Subject areas include child care, including Palestine Orphans Committee, 1919-1925; cultural and religious organizations, including Agudat Israel, 1926-1944, Hebrew Teachers' College, 1921-1940, Hebrew University,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: David de Sola Pool; Herbert Louis Samuel Samuel, Viscount; Abraham Isaac Kook; J L Magnes; Henrietta Szold; Arthur Ruppin; Golda Meir; Bernard Flexner; Abraham Isaac Kook; J L Magnes; Golda Meir; David de Sola Pool; Arthur Ruppin; Herbert Louis Samuel Samuel, Viscount; Henrietta Szold
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
OCLC Number: 155467544
Language Note: Hebrew, Yiddish, German, French, or English.
Description: 7.1 cubic ft

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Correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, printed matter, clippings, and other material concerning Jewish community in Palestine, and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee activity there. Subject areas include child care, including Palestine Orphans Committee, 1919-1925; cultural and religious organizations, including Agudat Israel, 1926-1944, Hebrew Teachers' College, 1921-1940, Hebrew University, 1934-1945, and Hebrew Secondary School, Haifa, 1922-1934; medical relief, including American Zionist Medical Unit (and successor Hadassah Medical Organization), 1919-1925; reconstruction, including Central Bank of Cooperative Institutions in Palestine, 1921-1944, Palestine Economic Corporation, 1924-1950, and Kupat Milve loan fund, 1921-1924; relief supplies, including Dreyfus and Strauss soup kitchens, 1919-1924; emergency funds, including aid following Arab attacks, and aid to Yemenite Jewish immigrants, 1921, 1928-1931; and immigration, including German and Yemenite Jews, and Youth Aliyah (preparation for moving to Palestine). Also includes files on relations with British government, Peel Commission, and Vaad Leumi (General Council of Jewish Community in Palestine). Correspondents include David De Sola Pool, Sir Herbert Samuel, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes, Henrietta Szold, Dr. Arthur Ruppin, Dr. Bernard Flexner, and Goldie Myerson (Golda Meir).

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