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Uniform Title ʻIvriyot ha-ḥadashot. English
Title Jewish women in pre-state Israel : life history, politics, and culture / edited by Ruth Kark, Margalit Shilo, and Galit Hasan-Rokem
Published Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : Published by University Press of New England, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series HBI series on Jewish women
HBI series on Jewish women.
Contents The study of women in Israeli historiography : starting points, new directions, and emerging insights / Deborah Bernstein -- Have gender studies changed our attitude toward the historiography of the Aliyah and settlement process? / Yossi Ben-Artzi -- Mizrahi women : identity and herstory / Henriette Dahan-Kalev -- Women's Aliyah : migration patterns of North African Jewish women to Eretz Israel in the nineteenth century / Michal Ben Ya'akov -- American Jewish women and Palestine : their immigration, 1918-1939 / Joseph Glass -- Ethnic and gender identity of Iraqi women immigrants in the kibbutz in the 1940s / Esther Meir-Glitzenstein -- Social networks of immigrant women in the early 1950s in Israel / Penina Morag-Talmon -- A "woman-human" : A.D. Gordon's approach to women's equality and his influence on Second Aliyah feminists / Einat Ramon -- What troubled them? : women in kibbutz and moshav in the mandatory period / Henry Near -- Forging the image of pioneering women / Smadar Shiffman -- A woman's life story as a foundation legend of local identity / Hagar Salamon -- A cross-cultural message : the case of Evelina de Rotschild / Margalit Shilo -- On behalf of the mothers and children in Eretz Israel : the activity of Hadassah, the Federation of Hebrew Women, and WIZO to establish maternal and infant welfare centers--Tipat Halav, 1913-1948 / Shifra Shvarts and Zipora Shehory-Rubin -- Establishment of a nursing school in Jerusalem by the American Zionist Medical Unit, 1918 : continuation or revolution? / Nira Bartal -- "They have wings but no strength to fly" : the women workers' movement between "feminine" control and "masculine" dominance / Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern -- International struggle, local victory : Rosa Welt Straus and the achievement of suffrage, 1919-1926 / Hannah Safran -- Nehama Puhachewsy : the alibi of the arbitrary / Orly Lubin -- The growing silence of the Poetess Rachel / Tali Asher -- Anda Amir's Me-Olam, Demuyot mi-Kedem : a proposal for a modern feminine Bible / Yaffah Berlovitz -- Poems to the ghetto : the poetry of Yocheved Bat-Miriam in the 1940s / Hannan Hever -- Women and music in Jewish society : woman's role in the music tradition in Israel / Yael Shai and Rachel Kollender -- The legend of Sarah : gender, memory, and national identities (Eretz Yisrael/Israel, 1917-1990) / Billie Melman -- "We were there too" : women's commemoration in Israeli war memorials / Judith Baumel-Schwartz
Summary A critical look at the history and culture of women of the Yishuv and a call for a new national discourse
Analysis Pre state Israel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Translated from the Hebrew
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Subject Feminism -- Israel -- History -- Congresses.
Feminism -- Palestine -- History -- Congresses.
Jewish women -- Israel -- History -- Congresses.
Jewish women -- Palestine -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hasan-Rokem, Galit.
Kark, Ruth.
Shilo, Margalit.
LC no. 2008007648
ISBN 1282472801
1584658088 (electronic bk.)
9781584658085 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)