Jewish women -- United States -- Intellectual life
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Formerly known as Mizrachi Women, this Zionist organization raises funds for Israel. The records include certificates, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, membership records, and a scrapbook.
Minna Simon Heyman was born on December 29, 1873 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She married Arthur Heyman and had four children; Charles, Herman, Dorah, and Joseph. Her papers consist of diaries spanning 1898-1952 and the book “War Memories” by Frank A. Holden, which mentions Yoel Joel several times throughout the book regarding his service in World War I.
In 1958, this branch began as a branch in training. Eleven Sisterhoods participated in the first conference in 1959 with Phyllis Weinstein was chosen as leader. The Women’s League officially accepted the branch at the 1960 Convention. The mission is to serve as a connection between Women’s League and its affiliates and members and to provide services that will strengthen Sisterhoods.