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Zionist Organization of America

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) (Hebrew: ארגון ציוני אמריקה), founded in 1897, was the first official Zionist organization 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. Today, the ZOA claims to have 25,000 members.

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Robert M. Travis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 108
Abstract Robert (Bob) M. Travis was an ardent Zionist and one of the first to recognize, as early as 1939, that the Jewish people would be facing a holocaust if Europe’s Jews were not allowed to immigrate to Palestine. Robert Travis served as president of the Zionist District in Atlanta from 1937-1939. He later served as president of the Southeastern Zionist Region. In 1941, in association with Julian Boehm he was instrumental in organizing the Atlanta branch of the American Christian Palestine...
Dates: 1930 - 1977