Yiddish poster advertising a Zionist organization

“Buy a Shekel!”

Vilna, Poland, Circa 1920s. Fundraising Poster

Fundraising poster for the Zionist organization Tse‘ire Tsiyon in Vilna, Poland. “The Land of Israel for the People of Israel! If you will it, it is no dream (Theodor Herzl). Buy a Shekel!” Shekels were membership dues for the World Zionist Organization named after the currency of ancient Israel.


Digitization of this artifact has been made possible by the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.