Respondent
Mintz, Ida
Interview Date
Mar 10, 1982
Abstract
Ida Mintz, the wife of Meyer Mintz, a leader in the United Jewish Appeal, she has been honored by Israel Bonds and was involved with Hadassah;
[T1S1] family's emigration from Lithuania to the United States; father begins a Hebrew School in Brownsville, NY; her siblings; marriage in 1929 in Newark, NJ; move to Pittsburgh, 1943; early life in New York; views about her step-mother; graduate, Brooklyn Law School; law practice for two years; husband's fund raising for Palestine; 1934, her husband and Governor Moore of New Jersey give a dinner for Albert Einstein and Rabbi Silver; husband's physical condition; working in a war factory in Newark in 1940s; husband's transfer by the United Jewish Appeal to Pittsburgh; husband's work with United Jewish Appeal; more discussion of fund raisers for Israel and encounters with Golda Meir; meeting David Ben Gurion in 1951; visiting David Ben Gurion in his home in 1964; 1968, Zionist movement honors her husband; visiting Menachem Begin in his home in Tel Aviv; views about Jobotinsky; visiting Chaim Weizmann in his home; merger of United Jewish Appeal with United Jewish Fund in 1930s;
[T1S2] her involvement with Hadassah; affiliation with other organizations; some history of Hadassah Hospital; her trips to Israel; chairman, Wills and Bequests for Hadassah; her activities with Women's Division of State of Israel Bonds; first honoree for Hadassah for bonds, 1981; daughter's education; her children'Interviewer: Liff
Subjects
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Israel; Bonds--Israel; Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
City
Wilma
Country
Lithuania
Profession
Attorney
Work
United Jewish Appeal
Residence
Squirrel Hill
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Liff, Betty
Indexer
Zetler, Adrienne
Collateral Materials
Box 104 FF 36
Identifier
ais196440.317
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh