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Accession number UR002346
Object Name Manuscript
Title Zionist Organization of America
Collection Zionist Organization of America
Date 1928-2005, bulk 1980-2005
Scope & Content *This collection is housed at the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs.

This two-box collection includes the records of the Detroit office and proceedings from the National ZOA. Included in the collection are the writings of Morton Klein, national ZOA Director. Prominent in this collection is the correspondence and writings of Ezekiel Leikin, Executive Director of the Detroit Chapter. Leikin is the author of The Beilis Transcripts: The Anti-Semitic Trial That Shook the World, 1993.
Admin/Biographical History The Zionist Organization of America was established in 1897 and is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. With offices around the country and in Israel, the ZOA is committed to educating government officials, the media and students about the Arab-Israel conflict. It also works to promote strong U.S.-Israel relations and to fight anti-Semitism.
Extent of Description 1 linear foot (2 MB)
Credit line Zionish Organization of America Records, Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
People Kaufman, Jerome S.
Klein, Morton A.
Leikin, Ezekiel
Subjects Zionist Organization of America
Finding Aid Click here to view Finding Aid.
System of arrangement Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so
any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.