This Day in Jewish History 1886: A Pillar of American Zionism Who Married for Love Is Born

Irma Lindheim didn't just advocate for the cause: She moved herself and her 5 kids to a kibbutz.

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December 9, 1886, is the birthdate of Irma Levy Lindheim, one of American Zionism’s most committed, independent-thinking and free-spirited activists, who served as Henrietta Szold’s successor as president of...