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Jewish women in pre-state Israel [electronic resource] : life history, politics, and culture / edited by Ruth Kark, Margalit Shilo, and Galit Hasan-Rokem.

Contributor(s): Kark, Ruth | Shilo, Margalit | Hasan-Rokem, Galit.
Material type: TextTextSeries: HBI series on Jewish women: Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Hanover [N.H.] : Brandeis University Press ; Published by University Press of New England, c2008Description: 1 online resource : ill.ISBN: 9781584658085 (electronic bk.); 1584658088 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: �Ivriyot ha-�hadashot. English. Subject(s): Jewish women -- Palestine -- History -- Congresses | Jewish women -- Israel -- History -- Congresses | Feminism -- Palestine -- History -- Congresses | Feminism -- Israel -- History -- Congresses | J�udin | Pal�astina | J�udin | Pal�astina | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies | Geschichte 1850-1900 | Geschichte 1900-1950 | Pre state IsraelGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jewish women in pre-state Israel.DDC classification: 305.48/892400904 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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
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Translated from the Hebrew.

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.

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A critical look at the history and culture of women of the Yishuv and a call for a new national discourse

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