Szold, Henrietta

(1860-1945)
   American Zionist and philanthropist. Born in Baltimore. In 1912 she organized Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. She was the first woman to become a member of the executive of the Zionist Organization, in which she took responsibility for education and health.

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  • SZOLD, HENRIETTA — (1860–1945), founder of hadassah , the Women s Zionist Organization of America, and organizational leader and political figure in Palestine. Szold was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Her parents, Sophie (Schaar) and Rabbi Benjamin Szold, had arrived …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Szold,Henrietta — Szold (zōld), Henrietta. 1860 1945. American Zionist leader who was a founder of Hadassah (1912), the Women s Zionist Organization of America. * * * …   Universalium

  • Szold, Henrietta — (1860–1945)    Founder of Hadassah and Head of Youth Aliyah. Daughter of a Baltimore rabbi, Henrietta Szold was given a sound Jewish and Hebrew education. She worked for many years as literary editor of the Jewish Publication Society of America,… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Szold, Henrietta — ▪ American Zionist leader born Dec. 21, 1860, Baltimore, Md., U.S. died Feb. 13, 1945, Jerusalem       American Jewish leader, who was a founder of Hadassah, the Women s Zionist Organization of America.       Szold was of a German speaking… …   Universalium

  • Szold — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Benjamin Szold (1829–1902), ungarisch amerikanischer Rabbiner, Vater von Henrietta Szold Henrietta Szold (1860–1945), Aktivistin des frühen Zionismus Szold ist der Name folgender Orte: Kfar Szold, Kibbuz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Szold — (* 21. Dezember 1860 in Baltimore; † 13. Februar 1945 in Jerusalem) war eine bedeutende Aktivistin des frühen Zionismus. Sie war Erzieherin, Autorin, Sozialarbeiterin und 1912 Gründerin der amerikanischen zionistischen Frauenorganisation Hadassah …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Szold — (December 21, 1860 ndash; February 13, 1945) was a U.S. Jewish Zionist leader and founder of the Hadassah Women s Organization. BiographyHenrietta Szold was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of a rabbi, Benjamin Szold, who was the… …   Wikipedia

  • SZOLD, ROBERT — (1889–1977), U.S. lawyer and Zionist. Szold, who was born in Streator, Illinois, graduated from Knox College in Illinois (1909). He served as assistant attorney general in Puerto Rico (1915) and assistant to U.S. Solicitor General John W. Davis… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SZOLD, BENJAMIN — (1829–1902), U.S. rabbi and scholar. Szold was born in Nemiskert, Hungary, where his family owned land. Although they were the only Jews in town, he received an excellent Jewish education from the rabbis in the area. At the age of 16, or 14… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Szold — may refer to:* Henrietta Szold, founder of the Hadassah Women s Organization * Kfar Szold, a kibbutz in Israel * Benjamin Szold, an American rabbi …   Wikipedia

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