The Department Of Education Of The Zionist Organizaiton Of America, [1920-1935]. Paperback. Item #37689

1st Edition. 12mo. 24 loose pages in orignal paper band-wrapper; 14 cm. Clearly designed for public reading, as a lecture from a podium, at far-flung Zionist clubs or events where the Zionist leadership, based in the large cities, could never come and deliver it themselves. From the series: “Zionist Theory and Achievement” Series 2, Lecture 1. The cover reads, “This is one of the lectures that are prepared for use in assemblies, study circles and clubs. Each lecture is written either by an individual chosen to present a certain subject or it is compiled from various authoritative sources. All the lectures are arranged and edited by a committee consisting of Jesse E. Sampter, Emily Solis-Cohen, Rabbi Eugene Kohn, and Emanuel Neumann. ” “The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) , founded in 1897, was one of the first official Zionist organizations in the United States, and, especially early in the 20th century, the primary representative of American Jews to the World Zionist Organization, espousing primarily Political Zionism. ” (wikipedia, 2016) From the lecture itself: “The Jewish people… has not only the right but the duty to develop its national culture; but how can it do so? We Jews after all, live in the midst of other peoples with distinctive cultures of their own. ” OCLC lists no copies worldwide. Printed as 21 horizontal sheets. Some discoloration to cover. Sleeve is torn. Overall about very good condition. (AMR-49-47a).

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