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Geographic and Name Index

Aaronsohn family, 200

Aaronsohn, Aaron, 23–25, 31–33, 145, 199

Aaronsohn, Alexander, 24, 28, 31–32, 251n. 47

Aaronsohn, Rivka, 32–33

Addams, Jane, 145

Adler, Cyrus, 227

Adler, Felix, 111

Afula, 119

Agnon, S. Y., 139

Agronsky (Agron), Gershon, 276n. 68

Aḥad HaAm (Asher Ginsberg), 71–72, 80, 88–89

Akzin, Benjamin, 66–67

Alexandria, Egypt, 37, 52

Alpert, Carl, 238

Andrews, Eliza Frances, 135

Ann Arbor, Michigan, 179

Applebaum, Benny (Ben-Zion Ilan), 122–23, 132, 230

Arkansas, 33

Arlosoroff, Chaim, 137, 139, 164, 171

Athlit, 24, 199

Atlantic City, 124, 158

Australia, 41, 104

Austria, Austro-Hungary, 30, 76

Avineri, Shlomo, 210

Babbitt, George, 49, 57

Balak, 82

Baldwin, Stanley, 224–25

Balfour, Arthur, Lord, 256n. 43

Baltimore, 27, 83, 134–35, 186, 234

Baratz, Yosef, 109–10, 112, 115, 210, 294n. 110, 332n. 156

Baron, Professor Salo, 129–30

Barton, Clara, 145

Baruch, Bernard, 226

Bavli, Hillel, 94, 269n. 8

Beirut, 251n. 47

Belgium, 144

Belkind, Israel, 32, 151

Ben-Avi, Itamar, 55

Ben-Gurion, Amos, 230

Ben-Gurion, David, 62, 101, 157, 189, 193; and American culture, 162, 198, 201–02, 205, 239, 253n. 10, 340n. 66; and American politics, 191, 197, 223–36, 239, 241, 245–46; Bialik and, 70; early life, 198–202; exile in America, 28, 32, 104, 163, 179, 201; and fund-raising, 119, 198, 205, 212, 219, 232; Jabotinsky and, 208, 231; Katznelson and, 17, 104–05, 107–08, 111–13, 119, 122, 126–28, 131, 154–55, 209–11, 217, 223; Meir and, 17, 154, 163, 169, 175, 177, 191, 195, 203, 220; as prime minister, 198, 243–46; Szold and, 139–40, 154–55, 211; and youth and pioneering, 201–02, 210–11, 216, 220. See also aliyah, Ben-Zvi, Biltmore Conference, Brandeis, Britain, Geverkshaften Campaign, Hadassah, Hebrew, HeHalutz, Histadrut, Jewish Agency, Jewish Army, Jewish Legion, Keren HaYesod, Labor Zionism, Lipsky, Mack, Magnes, Mapai, Marxism, Poale Zion, Revisionism, Russia, socialism, Turkey, Warburg, Weizmann, Wise, WZO, Yiddish, ZOA

Ben-Gurion (Munweis), Paula, 155, 203, 208, 216, 228

Ben-Gurion, Renana, 211

Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer, 16, 31–32, 55, 199

Ben Zion, S. (Simḥa Alter Gutman), 71, 269n. 13

Ben-Zvi, Yitzḥak, 21, 28, 46, 199, 339n. 45; Ben-Gurion and, 32, 179, 198, 200–208; and Histadrut, 169; Jabotinsky and, 52; and Jewish Legion, 32–33, 104–05, 129; Katznelson and, 104–05; Meir and, 163; and Poale Zion, 32, 106, 113, 202

Berdichevsky, Michah Yosef, 110

Bergman, Professor Shmuel Hugo, 139

Bergson, Peter, 230

Berkowitz, Y. D., 73–74, 78–79, 86, 97, 269n. 13

Berkson, Isaac B., 148–50

Berlin, 72, 77, 92, 135

Berlin (Bar-Ilan), Rabbi Meir, 32

Berman, Simon, 21

Bernstein, Simon, 93–94

Bialik, Chaim Naḥman, 118, 124, 157, 197, 241; in America, 80–87; and American culture, 70–73, 77, 86, 88–90, 97, 136, 155, 270n. 20, 279n. 89; and American politics, 83–84; editor (see Dvir, HaShiloaḥ, Moriah); and fund-raising, 76, 79–81, 83, 87, 95–97; Jabotinsky and, 52, 71, 84; and literary circle in Russia, 70–72, 78; poetry of, 74–79, 82–83, 88, 91; reputation in America, 74, 77, 79–84, 87, 91; Szold and, 91, 96, 160. See also aliyah, Ben-Gurion, Brandeis, Britain, Germany, Hebrew, Keren HaYesod, Labor Zionism, Shmaryahu Levin, Lipsky, Mack, Magnes, Russia, Weizmann, Wise, WZO, Yiddish, yishuv (culture), ZOA

Bialik, Manya (wife), 73, 81, 84

Binghamton, New York, 189

Bloch (Blumenfeld), David, 171, 211

Bloom, Samuel Simon, 95–96, 99

Bloom, Sol, 83

Bluestone, Dr. E. M., 146, 157

Blum, Léon, 225

Bobruisk, Belarus, 102–04, 109–10, 124

Booth (Luce), Claire, 67

Boston, 24, 83, 123, 136, 179, 193, 207, 239

Brainin, Joseph, 51

Brainin, Reuben, 92, 282n. 107

Brandeis, Louis, 22, 24, 60, 111, 146–47, 181, 242; Ben-Gurion and, 204, 213, 217–18, 221–27; Bialik and, 82; Jabotinsky and, 39, 41–42, 45–50, 54, 62, 106, 256n. 43, 265n. 150; Katznelson and, 106–08, 118, 121, 124, 130, 303n. 189; Szold and, 118, 135–36, 141–42, 145, 155–56. See also Palestine Economic Corporation, Progressive Party, ZOA

Brenner, Yossef Haim, 102–03, 272n. 31

Britain, 15, 31, 109, 138, 184, 190, 195, 200–201, 214, 238, 244; American Jews and, 38–41, 47, 67, 191, 223, 227–28, 231; Arabs and, 42, 54, 126, 216, 226–28, 237, 246; Ben-Gurion and, 126–27, 131, 215–18, 223–35; Bialik and, 76, 84; and immigration to Israel, 58, 106, 127, 175, 190–91, 212, 215–16, 220, 224, 227–30; Jabotinsky and, 17, 38–42, 46–49, 55, 58–60, 63–64, 67, 126, 231, 242; Jews in, 38–39, 41, 44, 72, 76, 81, 104; Katznelson and, 107, 120, 124–27, 131, 223; labor in, 110, 169, 175, 192; Meir and, 131, 175, 187, 190–92, 194; press in, 38, 215; Revisionism and, 58–59; Russia and, 26, 38; Szold and, 136; Turkey and, 26, 30–31; U.S. government and, 41–42, 126–27, 136, 195, 223–31, 238. See also Balfour Declaration, Jewish Legion, Mandate, Palestine, Weizmann, World War I, WZO

Bronx, New York, 205

Brooklyn, New York, 93

Brussels, 170

Bryan, William Jennings, 27, 30

Buber, Martin, 138–39

Buenos Aires, 64

Buffalo, New York, 89, 111, 113, 201, 203

Bullitt, William C., 236

Bumppo, Natty, 57

Cahan, Abe, 67, 115, 117, 123, 169, 219. See also Forverts

Caiserman, H. M., 189

California, 33, 48, 156, 176

Camus, Albert, 69

Canada, 41, 50, 67, 176, 211

Canton, Ohio, 203

Carlsbad, Czechoslovakia, 76, 117

Caruso, Enrico, 49

Catskills, 111

Cecil, Robert, Lord, 39

Chamberlain, Neville, 226, 228

Chicago, 31, 44, 111, 128, 145, 150, 195, 202, 221, 303n. 186

Chizik, Yitzḥak, 123

Churchill, Winston, 66, 226

Cincinnati, 31, 203

Cleveland, 53, 83, 86, 111, 113, 216, 234

Cohen, Ben, 226

Cohen, Dr. Frances, 147

Cohen, Lionel, 214

Cohen (Taub), Miriam, 233, 235

Columbus, Christopher, 108, 111

Columbus, Ohio, 93, 109, 111

Constantinople, 198. See also Turkey

Coolidge, Calvin, 82

Cooper, James Fenimore, 36, 52

Coughlin, Father Charles, 59–61

Cracow, 200

Cresson, Warder (Michael Boaz Israel), 18

Crèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John, 90

Crimea, 80, 92

Cruso, Pinḥas, 330n. 127

Czechoslovakia, 62, 67, 69

Daiches, Belle T., 331n. 145

Davidson, Israel, 79, 86, 93

Davis, Moshe, 122

De Haas, Jacob, 39, 62

Decker, Captain (USS Tennessee), 28

Denver, 163

Detroit, 62, 109, 111, 114, 193, 203

Dewey, John, 89, 148–49, 315n. 114

Dickens, Charles, 272n. 35

Diesendruck, Zvi, 92

Dizengoff, Meir, 30, 81

Dobkin, Eliyahu, 178

Dolitzky, Menaḥem Mendel, 97

Donovan, William J., 236

Doyleston, Pennsylvania, 21

Druyanov, Alter, 92

Dubinsky, David, 125

Dubinsky, Meir, 168

Dubnow, Simon, 71

Duluth, Minnesota, 111

Dushkin, Alexander, 147–48

Egypt, 28–30, 56, 90

Ehrenreich, Hirsch, 113, 208, 211

Eilat, 218

Einstein, Albert, 44

Eitan, Israel, 93

Elkus, Abraham I., 26

Elmaleh, Abraham, 27–28

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 89

Enelow, Hyman G., 93

Epstein, Judith, 234

Faigin, Samuel, 93

Feder, Sara, 142

Feinberg, Yosef, 16, 243

Feinman, Professor Chaim, 190

Feis, Herbert, 64

Ferber, Edna, 59

Finn, Huck, 36, 57

Fischer, Louis, 109

Fishman (Maimon), Ada, 169, 177

Fishman (Maimon), Rabbi Yehuda Leib, 28, 32–33, 177, 205

Floyd, Rolla, 21

Fox (Fuchs), Shmuel, 198

France, 26, 44, 49, 67, 69, 76, 127, 214, 225

Francis Joseph (Franz Jozef), 135

Frankfurter, Felix, 124, 222–24, 235, 303n. 189

Friedenwald, Dr. Harry, 42, 107

Friedman, Thomas, 243

Galilee, 24

Galili, Eliezer, 185–86

Garfield, James, 20

Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 35

Geneva, 66, 229

Germany, 43, 59, 216, 218; American Jews and, 38, 206, 227–28; Bialik and, 72, 76–78; education in, 74, 135, 137; emigration from (to Palestine), 16, 20, 137, 150, 155, 175, 217, 242; emigration from (to U.S.) 231, 299n. 146; Jews in, 38, 44, 49, 72, 75, 120, 304n. 195; language, 72; literature, 74; Russia and, 38, 129; Turkey and, 26, 30, 206. See also Berlin, Hitler, Nazism, World War I, World War II

Gilbert and Sullivan, 272n. 35

Ginsburg, Elias, 41–42, 59, 64, 67, 109

Ginzberg, Professor Louis, 88, 93, 137

Ginzburg, Simon, 74–75, 78, 86, 94, 283n. 117

Glazebrook, Otis, 31

Glick, Sammy, 57

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 70

Gold, Rabbi Wolf, 232

Golden Horn, 201

Goldman, Rabbi Solomon, 112, 121, 217, 222, 226–27

Goldmann, Naḥum, 227

Goldsmid, Osmond d’Avigdor, 214

Goldstein, Bert, 177

Golomb, Eliyahu, 171

Gordon, Aaron David, 242

Gordon, Yehuda Leib (Y. L.), 97

Gorky, Maxim, 76

Grabelsky, Batsheva, 78, 81

Grand Island, New York, 75

Grant, Ulysses S., 122

Greece, 242

Green, William, 190

Greenberg, Ḥaim, 123

Greenberg, Rabbi Simon, 179

Greenwald, Rabbi Yekutiel, 93

Grey, Zane, 52

Griffith, D. W., 36

Grodzensky, Shlomo, 123

Grose, Peter, 246

Gunther, John, 67

HaCohen, Mordecai Ben-Hillel, 28

Ḥadera, 188

Hagai, Yosef, 114

The Hague, 73

Ḥaifa, 18, 64, 119, 153

Halkin, Shimon, 72, 94, 128

Hamilton, Ontario, 111

Hamlin, Isaac, 186–87

Hapgood, Norman, 83

Harding, Warren G., 44, 47, 49, 210

Harlem, 77

Harte, Bret, 36, 52

Harzfeld, Avraham, 53, 211

Ḥashin, Alexander, 204

Havel, Vaclav, 69

Hebron, 27

Heifetz, Yascha, 83

Henry, O., 263n. 121

Herzl, Theodore, 35, 62, 236

Herzliya, 23, 119, 169

Hexter, Maurice, 214

Higger, Michael, 93

Hirshfeld, Zvi, 287n. 19

Hitler, Adolf, 98, 120, 129, 131, 135, 137, 154, 184, 193, 218, 230

Hofstadter, Richard, 134

Homer, 70

Hoover, Herbert, 49, 144

Hope-Simpson, Sir John, 126, 223

Hoz, Dov, 119, 175

Huerta, Victoriano, 199

Hugo, Victor, 35

Hungary, 135

Hurok, Sol, 51–53

Hurwitz, Maximillian, 329n. 123

Hyamson, Albert M., 223

Idelsohn, Abraham Zvi, 92

Iraq, 230

Isaacs, Professor Nathan, 83

Israel, Rabbi Edward L., 186

Italy, 35, 58–59, 93

Jabotinsky, Eri, 47, 67

Jabotinsky, Eva (mother), 44, 47, 53

Jabotinsky, Johanna (wife), 47, 53–54, 64, 67

Jabotinsky, Vladimir, 17, 30, 73, 89–90, 157, 197, 229–30; and aliyah, 48, 64; and American culture, 36–37, 47–53, 55, 57, 59, 68, 136; and American literature, 35–37, 50, 52, 59, 63, 253n. 10, 263n. 121; and American politics, 35–36, 43, 46–49, 58–60, 64, 191; and Arabs, 39, 42; and blacks, 36–37, 48, 59, 162, 264n. 137; and economics, 49–51, 55, 263n. 121; as editor (see Do’ar HaYom, HaSefer); and frontier (pioneering), 36–38, 41, 48–51, 55, 57, 59, 241; and fund-raising, 45–48, 56, 112, 211; as the “Jewish Garibaldi,” 45; as journalist and writer, 37, 43, 47, 52, 55–56, 59, 63; Katznelson and, 44, 68; Meir and, 181; as translator, 36, 47, 52, 70, 263n. 121; in U.S., 43–48, 51–56, 60–67, 81. See also Ben-Gurion, Ben-Zvi, Bialik, Brandeis, Britain, fascism, Hadassah, Hebrew, Jewish Agency, Jewish Army, Jewish Legion, Keren HaYesod, Labor Zionism, Lipsky, Mack, Magnes, Poland, Revisionism, Russia, socialism, Nathan Straus, Warburg, Weizmann, Wise, WZO, ZOA

Jacobs, Rose, 156, 158–59

Jaffa, 16, 18, 27–31, 113, 139, 146, 164, 189

Japan, 199

Jefferson, Thomas, 36

Jemal Pasha, 31

Jerusalem, 15, 18–21, 25–31, 44, 53, 75, 81, 92, 121–22, 146–47, 150–53, 156, 159, 193, 199, 231, 236

Johannesburg, 64

Joseph, Bernard (Dov Yosef), 193

Kallen, Deborah, 147, 315n. 114

Kallen, Horace, 147

Kanter, Cantor, 83

Kaplan, Eliezer, 129

Kaplan, Elisheva, 177

Kaplan, Mordecai, 242

Katz, Shmuel, 53–54

Katznelson, Berl, 157, 197; and American culture, 102–04, 109, 117, 120, 124, 128–29, 155–56, 241, 306n. 213; and American politics, 126–27, 130–32, 191, 303n. 189; and Arabs, 139; editing and writing (see Am Oved, Davar, Di Tsayt, Kuntres); fund-raising, 106–13, 116, 119–20, 124, 127–28, 130, 158–59; Meir and, 17, 123–24, 130–31, 169; Szold and, 118–19, 139–40, 154–56; in U.S., 108–16, 124–26; and wife, 109, 111–12; and youth/pioneering, 103–08, 111, 122–23, 302n. 179. See also, aliyah, Ben-Gurion, Ben-Zvi, Brandeis, Britain, capitalism, Geverkshaften Campaign, Hadassah, Histadrut, Jabotinsky, Jewish Agency, Jewish Legion, Keren HaYesod, Kinneret Training Farm, Labor Zionism, Lipsky, Mack, Magnes, Mapai, Poale Zion, Poland, radicalism, Russia, socialism, Weizmann, Wise, Workers’ Bank, WZO, Yiddish culture, ZOA

Katznelson, Ḥaim, 102–03, 110

Katznelson, Hannah, 102, 105, 109

Katznelson, Israel, 102–03

Katznelson, Isser, 102–03

Kaufman, Edward, 232

Kiev, 162

Kilpatrick, W.H., 148–49

Kishinev, 36

Klapholz, Rega, 233

Kolatt, Yisrael, 210

Kook, Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen, 16, 137

Kopp, Tamar (Jabotinsky’s sister), 47, 53

Korngold, Sheyne, 161–62, 168–69

Kushiner, Shimon, 178

Kutscher, Carol Bosworth, 142

Lansing, Robert, 214

Latvia, 216, 221

Lebanon, 56

Lehman, Herbert, 111

Lehman (Straus), Sissie, 151, 153

Lenin, Vladimir Ilych, 76, 210

Lerner, Max, 131

Lévi, Sylvain, 214

Levin, Louis, 27

Levin, Shmaryahu, 32, 72–73, 77, 80–81, 87, 95, 122, 277n. 75

Levinsky, David, 57

Lewin-Epstein, Eliyahu, 39, 107

Lewis, John L., 184

Lewis, Sinclair, 49–50

Libowitz, Neḥemiah Samuel, 93

Liessin (Walt), Abraham, 130

Lincoln, Abraham, 35–36, 43, 57, 90, 134–35, 205

Lindbergh, Charles, 232

Lindheim, Irma, 143

Lipsky, Louis, 22, 62; Ben-Gurion and, 224, 226; Bialik and, 81–83, 86, 88, 91, 277n. 75; Jabotinsky and, 35, 42, 46, 53–55, 67; Katznelson and, 121; Meir and, 333n. 170; Szold and, 141. See also ZOA

Lissitzky, Ephraim, 94

Lithuania, 62, 167, 216

Litvinovsky, Pinḥas, 94

Lloyd, Harold, 50

London, 17, 38–39, 42, 44, 63, 67–68, 72, 76–77, 89–90, 106–08, 127, 187, 212, 214, 223–24, 228, 233–36

London, Meyer, 205

Long, Huey, 59

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 70

Los Angeles, 244

Lothian, Lord, 67

Lubetkin, Zivia, 323n.35

Lubianiker (Lavon), Pinḥas, 188

Luzzato, Moshe Ḥaim, 78, 94

Mabovitch (Zipke), Clara, 169, 173

Mabovitch, Moshe, 161–62

MacDonald, Malcolm, 230

Mack, Julian W.: Ben-Gurion and, 204, 217; Bialik and, 82; Jabotinsky and, 45, 48, 50, 54; Katznelson and, 118–21; Szold and, 118, 153

MacPherson, Aimee Semple, 59

Magnes, Rabbi Judah, 54–55, 161, 242; Ben-Gurion and, 215; Bialik and, 73; Jabotinsky and, 39; Katznelson and, 111–12, 296n. 117; Szold and, 133, 138–41. See also pacifism, Sons of Zion

Maimon. See Fishman

Malachi, A. R., 81

Malter, Henry, 74

Marcus, Joseph, 86–93

Margowski, Jacob H., 316n. 143

Marshall, Louis, 111, 119, 173, 213, 299n. 146

Marwill, Robert, 95

Marx, Professor Alexander, 86, 93

Masterman, C. F. G., 39

Matz, Israel, 95–96

Maximon, Shalom Ber, 79

May, Doris, 233

McCloy, John G., 236

McKinley, William, 136

Medem, Vladimir, 115, 118

Mediterranean Sea, 27

Medzini (Hamburger), Regina, 168

Meir, Golda, 15, 133, 142, 157, 197, 241–42; and American culture, 162–67, 172, 174, 182–84, 190–95; as foreign minister, 190, 246; and fund-raising, 46, 162, 166, 169–77, 188–90, 195, 332n. 156; growing up in U.S., 161–63, 166, 174; as “minister of American affairs,” 184–86; parents, 23, 161–62, 169; as prime minister, 161, 246; Szold and, 154; and youth/pioneers, 123, 164, 167–68, 172, 176, 178–80, 186, 188, 194, 220. See also aliyah, Ben-Gurion, Ben-Zvi, Britain, Geverkshaften, Hadassah, Hebrew, Histadrut, Jabotinsky, Jewish Agency, Katznelson, Labor Zionism, Lipsky, Mapai, Merḥavya, Morris Myerson, Pioneer Women’s Organization, Poale Zion, Sarah Rahabi, Revisionism, Russia, Warburg, Weizmann, Wise, Working Women’s Council, Yiddish, Youth Aliyah, ZOA

Melamed, Dr. S. M., 47

Mendele Mocher Sforim (Shalom Jacob Abramovitch), 71, 73

Mereminsky (Merom), Israel, 171, 178, 180–82, 185, 212, 219

Merḥavya (Kibbutz), 23, 167–68, 209, 244

Merril, Selah, 15–16, 20–21

Mesopotamia, 136

Mexico, 199

Milwaukee, 111, 162–63, 203, 221

Minneapolis, 111

Miville, Alfred J., 189

Molière, 70

Monsky, Henry, 222

Montefiore, Sir Moses, 20, 25

Montor, Henry, 222, 228,

Montreal, 62

Moore, George Foote, 97

Moorehead, Alan, 131

Morgenthau, Henry, 26–27, 30–31, 39

Morgenthau, Henry Jr., 234, 236

Moscow, 140, 162

Moseley, Sir Oswald, 63

Moses, 28, 81

Mossinsohn, Ben–Zion, 32

Mount of Olives, 25

Mount Sinai, 59

Mumford, Lewis, 131

Mussolini, Benito, 58

Myerson, Morris, 167–68, 174

Naples, 164

Neumann, Emanuel, 80–81, 87, 236–37, 276n. 68. See also Keren HaYesod

Neumark, David, 74, 92, 272n. 33

New England, 136

New Jersey, 180

New Orleans, 25

New York City, 27, 44, 46–48, 52–53, 57, 66–67, 73, 82–88, 90, 94–95, 107–15, 117, 124–28, 136, 146–48, 150, 152, 155–57, 172, 174, 176, 181, 187, 189, 193, 195, 201–06, 212, 221, 224, 227, 235, 244

New York State, 67, 145, 185

Niagara Falls, 109, 201

Niagara River, 75

Niger, Shmuel, 109, 117

Niles, David, 235

Noah, Mordecai Manuel, 75, 102

Norwich, Connecticut, 44

Odessa, 48, 70–72, 74, 78, 93–94, 269n. 13, 283n. 117

Omaha, 44, 177, 189

Orloff, L. A., 128

Ormsby-Gore, William, 224

Ottawa, 67

Owens, Jesse, 135

Palestine (Holy Land, Israel): American diplomacy in, 18, 23, 26–32; American Jews in, 18–23 (see also immigration, Jewish Legion, Magnes, Meir, Szold); British in (see Mandate); Christian interest in, 18–20, 122; defense of, 52, 215 (see also Jewish Army, Jewish Legion); emigration from, 15–16, 23, 26, 28, 32, 40, 105, 110; Hebrew press in, 92, 272n. 31; hydroelectric station in, 46, 109; illegal immigration, 58, 121–22, 127, 159, 194, 217, 227, 232, 334n. 192 (see also Aliyah Bet); immigration 15, 18, 23, 41, 218, 237 (see also aliyah, Britain, Germany, Nordau Plan, Poland, Russia, Youth Aliyah); independence/statehood of, 17, 130, 194–95, 197, 205, 219–37 (see also Biltmore Conference); medical care in, 21 (see also Hadassah: Medical Organization, Kupat Ḥolim); products and exports, 26, 50, 125, 187, 210; shipping, 188–90. See also Arabs, Va’ad Le’umi, yishuv

Panama, 199

Paris, 57, 256n. 43

Patterson, Colonel J. H., 65–66

Peel, Earl, 225

Perlman, Dr. Samuel, 52

Persitz, Shoshana, 149

Persky, Daniel, 77–78, 86, 274n. 53

Petaḥ Tikva, 27, 153, 204

Petliura, Simon, 45, 115

Philadelphia, 44, 48, 95, 232

Pine, Max, 112, 117

Pinsk, 162, 166

Pinsky, David, 111, 130

Pittsburgh, 93, 95, 111, 113, 182

Plonsk, Poland, 198, 202

Poe, Edgar Allan, 36–37, 263n. 121

Poland, 95; emigration from (to Palestine), 21, 120, 164, 175, 242, 255n. 34; invasion of, 58, 228; Jabotinsky and, 17, 51, 56–59, 62–63, 67–68, 224; Jews in, 44, 76, 179, 216, 221, 230, 245; Katznelson and, 299n. 156; Revisionists and, 62, 66, 118, 184. See also Bund/Bundists

Poriya, 23, 27

Proskerov, 166

Qantara, 167

Rabin, Neḥemiah, 168–69

Rabin, Rosa, 169

Rabin, Yitzḥak, 168

Rahabi (Myerson), Sarah, 175

Raisin, Max, 75, 86, 93, 102

Ramat Gan, 73

Ravinitzki, Yehoshua, 72, 78, 92, 95

Reid, Mayne, 36

Remez, David, 53, 169, 171, 185, 189, 191, 212

Repetur, Berl, 167

Reuveni, Aharon, 199

Revusky, Abraham, 115

Rishon LeZion, 16, 243

Rivkind, Isaac, 93

Rochester, 111, 203

Rock Island, Illinois, 111, 113

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 235

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 59–62, 127, 131, 136–37, 182–84, 190–91, 223–28, 232, 235–36

Roosevelt, Theodore, 36, 38, 43, 57

Rosenblatt, Bernard, 243

Rosenblatt, Gertrude, 158, 243

Rosenbloom, Sol, 95–96

Rosenwald, Julius, 24, 28, 199

Rosenwald, Lessing, 56, 95

Rothenburg, Morris, 91, 221

Rothschild, Baron Edmund, 148, 306n. 213

Rubashov (Shazar), Zalman 175, 178, 188, 190, 220–21, 327n. 105

Rumania, 36, 120, 179, 230

Ruppin, Arthur, 16, 23, 30–31, 46

Russia (Soviet Union): American Jews and, 39, 80, 86, 163, 191, 206; Arabs and, 245; Ben-Gurion and, 140, 210–11, 215, 245; Bialik and, 70–72, 76, 86, 92, 96, 269n. 13; emigration from (to Palestine), 16, 20–23, 26, 28, 164, 167, 198, 200, 211, 215, 223, 255n. 34; emigration from (to U.S.), 21, 38–39, 73, 103, 110, 162–63; Jabotinsky and, 35–39, 49, 63, 210; Jews and Jewish culture in, 38, 44, 76, 139, 199, 210, 215, 245; Katznelson and, 102, 121, 130–32; language, 36, 51, 72, 219; literature of, 70; Meir and, 161–62, 191–92; press in, 37, 47; U.S. government and, 39, 199 (see also Cold War); and Zionism, 44, 92, 131, 162, 210, 215, 242, 244. See also Bolshevism, Britain, communism, Crimea, Germany, Odessa, Pale of Settlement, pogroms, Russian Revolution, Turkey, World War I

Rutenberg, Pinḥas, 46, 109, 206

Salant, Rabbi Shmuel, 20

Sampter, Jesse, 138

Samuel, Herbert, 42

Samuel, Maurice, 54, 82, 88

Sarona, 23

Sartre, Jean-Paul, 69

Schechter, Solomon and Mathilda, 137

Schiff, Jacob, 24, 27, 30

Schlossberg, Joseph, 111–12, 117, 329n. 123

Schwartz, I. J., 79

Scott, C. P., 38

Scranton, Pennsylvania, 189

Sejera, 204

Shakespeare, William, 69

Shapira, Anita, 101

Sheinkin, Menaḥem, 33

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 70

Shertok (Sharett), Moshe, 131, 144, 218

Shlisskey, Yossele, 83

Sho’er, Avraham, 94

Shoḥat, Manya, 109–10, 112, 115, 129, 210, 294n. 110

Sholem Aleichem (Rabinovitch), 70–71, 73, 79, 86

Shpiro, David, 236

Silkiner, Benjamin, 74, 86, 94, 301n. 172

Silver, Rabbi Abba Hillel, 52–53, 121–22, 222, 232, 234, 236

Silverman, Robert, 53

Simon, Ernst, 134, 139–41

Skorodin, Dr. A. M., 303n. 186

Smilansky, Moshe, 141

Snowden, Phillip, 169

Sodom and Gomorrah, 72

Sokolow, Naḥum, 44, 82

Solis, Elvira, 155

Soloveitchik, Rabbi Joseph, 123

South Bend, Indiana, 111, 113

Spain, 20, 74, 86, 93, 200, 202

Spiegel, Professor Shalom, 93, 179

Sprinzak, Yosef, 171, 176, 178, 184, 259n. 76

Stalin, Joseph, 245

Steinbeck, John, 59

St. Louis, 180

Stowe, Harriet Beecher 52, 253n. 10

Straus, Lena, 95, 151

Straus, Nathan, 24, 95; Jabotinsky and, 42, 52–53; Szold and, 96, 138, 145, 151

Straus, Oscar, 20, 24

Strauss (Mochenson), Nellie, 209

Switzerland, 71, 270n. 13

Syracuse, New York, 111

Syrkin, Marie, 166

Syrkin, Naḥman, 103–04, 110–11, 163, 166, 200, 212

Szold, Adele, 143

Szold, Rabbi Benjamin, 135

Szold, Bertha, 156

Szold, Henrietta, 22, 24, 27, 33, 96, 161, 166, 186, 197, 209, 241–43; and American politics, 136–37 (see also Progressive Party); and Arabs, 134, 138–41, 155; and blacks, 134–35, 138–39; and education, 142, 147–50, 313n. 90; fund-raising, 140, 155–56, 158–60; growing up in U.S., 133–36, 157; pacifism of, 39, 135, 138, 141, 155, 159; and pioneering, 141, 150–51; and refugees and immigrants, 134–37, 152–53 (see also Youth Aliyah); and religion, 135, 137–38, 141; and social work, 142, 146, 150–54; views of U.S., 135, 150–51, 155–56. See also Ben-Gurion, Bialik, Brandeis, Britain, Daughters of Zion, Hadassah, Hebrew, Histadrut, Jabotinsky, Jewish Agency, Katznelson, Keren HaYesod, Labor Zionism, Lipsky, Mack, Magnes, Meir, Revisionism, Nathan Straus, U.S. (efficiency), Warburg, Weizmann, Wise, WZO, ZOA

Szold, Rachel, 151

Szold, Robert, 42, 107, 225, 227

Tchernichovsky, Shaul, 70

Tchernowitz, Ḥaim (Rav Tza’ir), 93

Tel Aviv, 28–30, 70, 72, 80–81, 90, 92, 94, 122, 139, 149, 153, 167–69, 244

Teveth, Shabtai, 205

Texas, 48, 155, 176

Tocqueville, Alexis de, 90, 245

Toronto, 41, 61, 111

Touro, Judah, 25

Truman, Harry S. 194, 235, 238–39

Tulin, Abraham, 62–64

Turkey (Ottoman Empire, Porte), 76; Ben-Gurion, 200, 206–08; “capitulations system,” 18; expulsion of Jews from Palestine, 28–32, 37, 205; Jews of, 242; Palestine and, 30–32, 38, 200–201, 208; Russia and, 26, 31, 200. See also Armenians, Britain, Germany, United States, World War I

Twain, Mark, 36, 102. See also Huck Finn

Twersky, Yoḥanan, 78, 94

Udin, Sophie A., 327 n.105

Ukraine, 45, 71, 110, 115, 162, 295n. 110

United States: American dream, 36, 103, 246; and Arabs, 15, 126, 131, 235, 256n. 44; blacks in, 36–37, 95, 162, 198–99 (see also Jabotinsky, Szold); consuls in Palestine, 15–18, 20–21, 24–27, 30–31, 39, 164, 224; economy of, 44, 49–50 (see also capitalism, Great Depression); education in, 16, 49, 75; efficiency of, 46, 96, 143, 146, 171, 201, 205; film, 36, 50–51, 63, 109, 244; fund-raising for yishuv in, 16, 24–28, 242–46 (see also Ben-Gurion, Bialik, Jabotinsky, Katznelson, Meir, Szold); gentile expatriates in Palestine, 21, 25; Hebrew culture in, 53, 69–98, 123, 131, 199, 241; Hebrew press in, 32, 75, 77, 204; immigration, 15, 43, 135, 154, 235; isolationism of, 31, 120, 126; Jewish immigration into, 60, 63, 75, 122, 131, 154, 166, 199, 211 (see also Palestine, Russia, Szold, Yiddish); Jewish labor in, 33, 110, 112, 115–16, 121–24, 126, 129, 166, 181, 184, 199, 201–02, 210–15 (see also Geverkshaften, Schlossberg Poale Zion: American); Jewish press in, 52, 56, 60, 64–66, 77, 91–92, 103, 123; labor movements in, 102–03, 110, 131, 190, 192; as land of dollars 44, 56, 78, 88, 124 (see also goldene medine); literature of, 70 (see also Jabotinsky); pioneering in (see Achooza, Jabotinsky, Szold); press in, 36, 47, 73, 97, 190, 215; science and technology, 17, 24, 103–04, 109, 131, 145–46, 160, 244 (see also Progressivism); and Turkey, 18–20, 23, 26, 30–31, 38, 214, 234; warships of, 27–28; Yiddish press in, 32, 75, 77, 86, 97, 204. See also aliyah, anti-semitism, assimilation, Britain, Hebraism, Jewish Legion, Russia, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II

Ussishkin, Menaḥem, 124, 187, 211, 231

Utah, 48

Verne, Jules, 36

Vienna, 63, 105–06, 170, 233

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 215

Viteles, Harry, 118, 157

Vladeck, Baruch Charney, 117, 125, 219–20, 304n. 195

Waco, Texas, 86

Waldstein, Abraham S., 75, 83, 287n. 19

Walker, Jimmy, 82

Wallace, Edwin S., 25

Wallace, Henry, 236

Wallace, General Lew, 20

Warburg, Felix, 54, 88, 219; Ben-Gurion and, 214, 217, 222; Jabotinsky and, 56; Meir and, 173; Szold and, 148–49, 313n. 90. See also Jewish Agency

Warsaw, 128, 198

Washington, Booker T., 135

Washington, D.C., 63, 124, 177, 189, 227–28, 235, 237

Washington, George, 90

Waterbury, Connecticut, 189

Weisgal, Meyer, 54, 81

Weizmann, Chaim, 17, 31, 39, 44, 60–62, 76, 87, 118, 197, 228–30, 233, 241–42; Ben-Gurion and, 213–14, 216, 231, 234–39; Bialik and, 70, 77, 80, 82, 95, 97, 121; Jabotinsky and, 42, 45–50, 53–55, 95, 119, 269n. 150; Katznelson and, 119, 121, 127, 130; Meir and, 187; Szold and, 139, 156. See also Britain, Jewish Agency, WZO, ZOA

Welles, Sumner, 236

Wertheim, Maurice, 27, 234–35

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 86

Willkie, Wendell, 137

Wilson, Woodrow, 27, 31, 33, 199

Winant, John G., 235

Wise, James, 60

Wise, Rabbi Stephen S., 22, 39, 254n. 27; Ben-Gurion and, 60, 217, 219–28; Bialik and, 79, 82–83, 88; Jabotinsky and, 45, 52, 60–63, 67, 223, 265n. 150; Katznelson and, 121–22, 303n. 189; Meir and, 193, 333n. 170, 334n. 192; Szold and, 145, 158, 315n. 114. See also WZO, ZOA

Wohl, Dr. Samuel, 330n. 127

Woodbine, New Jersey, 21

Worcester, Massachusetts, 77

Yadin, Yigal and Yossi, 315n. 14

Yana’it (Ben-Zvi), Raḥel, 21, 33, 171, 173, 259n. 76

Yassky, Dr. Ḥaim, 146

Yehoash (Solomon Bloomgarden), 82

Yemen, 242

Yoffe, Eliezer Lippe, 23, 104

Zaritsky, Max, 187

Zemaḥ, Shlomo, 198

Zerubavel, Ya’akov, 16, 200, 204

Zhitlovsky, Ḥaim, 107, 111, 115, 118

Zhitomir, Ukraine, 72

Zichron Ya’akov, 23–24

Zuckerman, Baruch, 106–07, 110, 163, 294n. 106, 343n. 97

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