Nahum Sokolow, shown in 1929, met with President Warren Harding for almost an hour Jan. 13, 1922, and received assurances of U.S. government support for Zionism.
Nahum Sokolow, shown in 1929, met with President Warren Harding for almost an hour Jan. 13, 1922, and received assurances of U.S. government support for Zionism.

Today in Israeli History: Jan. 13, 1922 — Zionist Leader Meets With Harding

Nahum Sokolow, the president of the World Zionist Congress’ Executive Committee, meets with U.S. President Warren Harding in Washington during a U.S. tour to raise money for Jewish settlement in Palestine. Sokolow briefs Harding on the hardships and persecution faced by European Jews and progress on the Zionist enterprise.

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