Roza Pomerantz-Meltzer, 1880-1934

The first female member of the Polish Parliament, Pomerantz-Meltzer represented a Zionist party. She supported Zionist youth groups and founded the Zionist Jewish Women’s Circle. She attended the Tenth Zionist Congress in 1911 and was a founder of the Women’s International Zionist Organization. She urged support for immigrants to Palestine in the 1920s. She wrote periodical articles, as well as plays and novels.

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