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Hadassah : American women Zionists and the rebirth of Israel

Author: Mirah Ḳatsburg-Yungman; Tammy Berkowitz
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2012.
Series: The Littman Library ofJewish civilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is the largest Jewish women's organization in the world. This book traces its ideals and analyses its influence.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mirah Ḳatsburg-Yungman; Tammy Berkowitz
ISBN: 9781874774839 1874774838
OCLC Number: 802588836
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Women's Studies) 2012
Description: XV, 365 Seiten.
Contents: ProloguePart I Hadassah, 1912-19481 Historical BackgroundPart II The American Scene-Ideology and Praxis2 Leadership3 The Jewish Elements-Ideology and Praxis4 The American Elements-Ideology and PraxisPart III The Arena of the World Zionist Organization5 Coping Ideologically and Politically with the Establishment of the State of Israel, 1948-19506 Coping Ideologically and Politically with the State of Israel, 1951-1956Part IV Hadassah and the State of Israel7 Hadassah and Israel's War of Independence, 1947-19498 Israel's Formative Years, 1949-1956-Hadassah Prepares to Meet the Needs of the Fledgling State9 Projects for Immigrant Youth10 Education and Welfare Projects for Children and Youth11 Comparative and Feminist Aspects12 The Eretz Yisraeli FactorEpilogue
Series Title: The Littman Library ofJewish civilization
Other Titles: Nashim tsiyoniyot ba-Ameriḳah.
Responsibility: Mira Katzburg-Yungman ; translated from the Hebrew by Tammy Berkowitz.


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