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Girls of Liberty.

Author: Margalit Shilo
Publisher: Waltham : Brandeis University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the Balfour Declaration and the British conquest of Palestine (1917-1918), the small Jewish community that lived there wanted to establish an elected assembly as its representative body. The issue that hindered this aim was whether women would be part of it. A group of feminist Zionist women from all over the country created a political party that participated in the elections, even before women's suffrage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margalit Shilo
ISBN: 9781611688856 161168885X 9781611689280 1611689287
OCLC Number: 1030818990
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Feminism and its Zionist and Hebrew roots --
2. The women's struggle begins: local organization --
3. The national campaign commences --
4. From associations to political party: the union of Hebrew women for equal rights --
5. One step forward, two steps back --
6. The union comes of age --
7. Five years of struggle and a victory --
8. Victory and defeat.

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Following the Balfour Declaration and the British conquest of Palestine, the small Jewish community wanted to establish an elected assembly. The question was whether women would be part of it. Shilo  Read more...

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"Thoroughly researched. . . . This dramatic and critical story is a missing link in Israeli society's collective memory. . . . The translation by Haim Watzman is exquisite."--Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui, Read more...

 
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