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PIONEER WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION (Na'amat) = Na'amat Canada, Pioneer Women Na'amat.

Letter from Golda Meir, 1934 (in Yiddish)

Date Range 1934-1991.
Description Level Fonds
Collection PIONEER WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION (Na'amat) = Na'amat Canada, Pioneer Women Na'amat.
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Fonds No. I0050
Physical Description 0.31 metres of textual records.
History/Biographical Pioneer Women (now called Na'amat) was founded in America and Montreal in 1925. This women's organization, part of the Labour Zionist movement, raises funds which provide half of all social services for Israeli women, youth and children. Affiliated with Israel's Moetzet Hapoalot, they sponsor a nurses training school, children's homes, day cares, vocational and agricultural schools, and community centres which help Jewish and Arab Israelis. Aside from fundraising, they run educational and cultural activities to encourage women to be active in Israeli and Canadian affairs. Pioneer Women/Na'amat was affiliated with their American counterpart until the late 1960s, when they became an independent Canadian group. They support the Habonim-Dror Zionist youth movement, and are active in promoting women's issues, in Israel and elsewhere, by their members throughout Canada and in twelve other nations.
Scope & Content Mostly copies. Constitution and by-laws (1972). Minutes (1977). Report (1975). Membership lists. Correspondence (1930s and 1940s). Year book/directory (1949-1958, 1976). Bulletins (1962-1991). Kovod books (1971-1977). Convention agenda (1975). Souvenir programs (1936- 1948, 1953, 1975-1976). Receipt book. 50th anniversary booklet (1975). Flyers, invitations, pamphlets, fundraising correspondence and information. Programming information booklet, clippings (1941-1942, 1986-1989). (Some letters, clippings, flyers and invitations from 1940s, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto).
Notes Photos in PC 1.
Repository Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives

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