The Jewish Agency



The building of the Jewish Agency (PHG\1006873)"Following the Congress, the constituent Assembly of the expanded Jewish Agency convenes in Zurich, an institute which includes the WZO and non- Zionist circles, especially in the United States. Among the participants at the founding conference - Prof. Albert Einstein, Lord Alfred Melchett from England and the well known French Jewish leader Leon Blum (later to become the first prime minister of France). (Mordecai Naor, Zionism. The First 120 Years. Timeline, Articles, Documents and Glossary. The Jewish Agency for Israel, The Zionist Library, 2002, p.100-101).

The Central Zionist Archives acts as the historical archive of the Jewish Agency. The Archives houses the files of the Jewish Agency's offices in various countries as well as the files of the chairmen and other high-ranking officials in the Agency. The documents and the photographs document the organization's activity worldwide.