Seattle Zionist Council is established in 1942.

  • By Lee Micklin
  • Posted 11/02/1998
  • Essay 136

In 1942, Seattle Jewry forms the Seattle Zionist Council, a branch of The American Zionist Council, to coordinate efforts of all local Zionist groups.

Sam Prottas served as first president.

Representatives from Hadassah, Histadruth (Labor Zionists), Seattle Ladies Mizrachi, and Seattle Zionist District made up the membership. In Seattle, the council sponsored rallies to support unlimited Jewish immigration into Palestine.


Jewish Transcript, January 25, 1943.

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