Religion: Hadassah

Distaff branch of U. S. Zionism is Hadassah (Hebrew for Esther, the great Biblical queen). Since its founding 26 years ago, Hadassah has paralleled the economic and political labors of male Zionist bodies by pouring into Palestine $10,000,000 for hospitals, clinics, welfare centres of all kinds. Last week at its annual convention in St. Louis, Hadassah, like all Zionist bodies today, fretted over Palestine's future.

Hadassah's aged but still hard-working founder, 77-year-old Henrietta Szold, once of Baltimore, was last week in Jerusalem, directing the Youth Aliyah (immigration) movement of which Hadassah is the...

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