Henrietta Szold, life and letters.

  • 350 Pages
  • 2.16 MB
  • English
Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Szold, Henrietta, 1860-
ContributionsSzold, Henrietta, 1860-1945.
LC ClassificationsDS151.S9 L6 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 350 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5282425M
ISBN 100837159989
LC Control Number72000595

Henrietta Szold: Life and Letters Hardcover – March 1, by Marvin Lowenthal (Author) › Visit Amazon's Marvin Lowenthal Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold: Unpublished Diary and Letters by Henrietta Szold, Baila Round Shargel, et al.

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Find Henrietta Szold information about: ISBN: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lowenthal, Marvin, Henrietta Szold, life and letters. New York, The Viking press, (OCoLC) SZOLD, HENRIETTA (–), founder of *Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, and organizational leader and political figure in was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

Her parents, Sophie (Schaar) and Rabbi Benjamin Szold, had arrived in Baltimore from Hungary inafter her father was appointed rabbi of Congregation Oheb Shalom. Henrietta Szold, American Jewish leader, who was a founder of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America.

Szold was of a German-speaking Hungarian immigrant family; her father was a rabbi. After graduating from public high school inshe taught French, German, Latin, science. Henrietta Szold enlisted generations of American Jewish women in the practical work of supporting Jewish settlement in Palestine and Israel.

As an essayist, translator, and editor, she became one of the few women to Henrietta Szold a foundational role in creating a meaningful American Jewish culture. Henrietta Szold was a U.S.

Jewish Zionist leader and founder of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Inshe co-founded Ihud, a political party in Mandatory Palestine dedicated to a binational solution. Descriptive Summary: Creator: Szold, Henrietta: Creator: Levy, Florence N: Title: Henrietta Szold letters: Dates: Abstract: Contains two manuscript letters to Florence N.

Levy of New York about social life in Baltimore (), and one dealing with Miss Levy's contribution to a forthcoming American Jewish year book (); and a manuscript letter to Mrs. David W.

Amram thanking her. Henrietta Szold was there to meet them and to assure herself that they were safely in Palestine. However, she had been warned that the children’s appearances were shocking.

In Summoned to Jerusalem: The Life of Henrietta Szold, biographer Joan Dash portrayed them as “bone thin, undersized with scars and sores from having lived like animals Author: Randy Grigsby. Szold, Henrietta, [ Book: ] At National Library. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: ,) Henrietta Szold, life and letters Lowenthal, Marvin,[ Book: ] At 2 libraries.

This resource is very relevant to your query (score: ,). Henrietta Szold was a major force in the Zionist movement, in healthcare and in women's independence in the United States and in Palestine - of Israel, pre She was the founder of the women's volunteer organization, Hadassah, which is one of the largest today.

The remarkable Henrietta Szold was born in in Baltimore, Maryland, the child of Rabbi Benjamin Szold and his wife Sophie. A political liberal and a religious traditionalist, Rabbi Szold taught his daughter German, Hebrew, and the Jewish sacred texts to supplement her public school education.

Henrietta Szold, Life and Letters () NAW. New Encyclopedia of Israel and Zionism () Sarna, Jonathan D. JPS: The Americanization of Jewish Culture, – () Szold, Henrietta. Papers. Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks () is a non-fiction book by American author Rebecca Skloot.

It was the winner of the National Academies Communication Award for best creative work that helps the public understanding of topics in science, engineering or medicine. Critical reception. Academic reception. 4 In other : Rebecca Skloot. HENRIETTA SZOLD Like many figures in history, Henrietta Szold is best rememberedfor the last phase of her life: She was 52 when shefounded Hadassah in Biographers have written about the full sweep of her well-documented life, but a For Szold the Ji>ar Book was a mixed blessing.

On one hand it gave her a forum: In she wrote a. (4) In his biography, Henrietta Szold: Life and Letters, Marvin Lowenthal helps make Szold’s words about Emma Lazarus told to the Russians come to life: “I chose to tell you of Emma Lazarus because she is a fit model for you, my young Russian friends, to follow.

The flame which burst forth in her bosom—warm yourselves by its warmth and. Szold, Henrietta (–)Fiercely practical founder of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, who established a comprehensive network of public health services in pre-Israel Palestine.

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Source for information on Szold, Henrietta (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary.

Henrietta Szold's writings and letters remain scattered; for a small selection, see Marvin Lowenthal's Henrietta Szold: Life and Letters (New York, ). A brief but penetrating overview of Szold's life and career by Arthur Hertzberg appears in Notable American Women, edited by Edward T.

James et al. (Cambridge, Mass., ). This book was particularly difficult for Lowenthal to write because of his love for Zionism and his determination to free Jews from discrimination in Europe. After completing The Jews of Germany: A Story of Sixteen Centuries, Lowenthal dropped from the radar until when he published The Life and Letters of Henrietta Szold.

It has been prominent recently through the bestselling book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the story of the poor black woman whose cells became one of the most important tools in medical research. Henrietta Szold was a U.S. Zionist leader and founder of the Hadassah Women's Organization.

Henrietta Szold has 32 books on Goodreads with ratings. Henrietta Szold’s most popular book is The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1.

Szold () and Ginzberg () were two of the great figures of American Jewish life.

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Szold was one of the founders of Hadassah and Youth Aliyah, while Ginzberg was a professor of Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Szold's unrequited love for Ginzberg is revealed here in her diary writings and letters she exchanged with Author: Baila Round Shargel.

"WOMAN OF VALOR: The Life of Henrietta Szold, ," being my seventh published book, I am naturally not unacquainted with unfavorable reviews. It is in this book that his craftsmanship and urbanity of style appear at their best. InLowenthal returned to the subject of Zionism in a world that became darkened for the Jews.

He published The Life and Letters of Henrietta Szold, the founder of the women's Zionist organization. Szold, Henrietta. Letters to and from Henrietta Szold, –, and Diaries kept by Miss Szold, – American Jewish Archives.

Cincinnati. Workmen’s Circle. Records in the Bund Archival collection. YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. New York. The life and accomplishments of this great Jewish woman are simplified in a dignified manner in this very readable biography.

Szold founded Hadassah, today the largest women's Zionist organization in America.

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Inat the age of 60, she emigrated to Pages: The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks was a fantastic book to read. The book itself taught you so many things about science and how unfairly some people can be treated.

It gave me so many different emotions, with how these people just used this discovery and never even told the family about it/5. Free Online Library: Henrietta Szold meets Gluckel of Hameln.(Critical Essay, Brief Article) by "Judaism: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought"; Philosophy and religion Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Jewish literature Translations and translating Jewish women Authorship Rabbis Records and correspondence Women, Jewish.

Henrietta's () status as first child was enhanced by a hiatus of five years between her and the next sibling. The second and third offspring died in infancy. Of the five Szold girls who grew into adulthood, it was only Henrietta who learned Hebrew and some Aramaic from Papa. Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold, Journal and Baila Round Shargel.

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, xii + pp.Henrietta Szold became the American “ambassador” to the Jews of Israel and the Israeli “ambassador” to the American Jewish community before Israel had achieved independence.

She was a major force in bringing about American financial support for Israel. Her life was a blessing to the Jewish people.Biography. Henrietta Szold was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Rabbi Benjamin Szold, who was the spiritual leader of Baltimore's Temple Oheb Shalom.

She was the eldest of eight daughters. Inshe graduated from Western High School. For fifteen years she taught at Miss Adam’s School and Oheb Shalom religious school, and gave Bible and history courses for adults.