Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern

Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern teaches gender and women studies at the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and was an affiliated scholar at Stanford University’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Her work focuses on issues related to women workers in pre-state Israel. Among her publications are Rebels of Unimportance: The 1930s Textile Strike in Tel Aviv and the Boundaries of Women’s Self-Reliance and Recruiting and Organizing Women in the Histadrut: Establishing the Domestic Workers Trade Union in Tel Aviv—A Case Study (Hebrew). Her book on the Women Workers Movement is forthcoming.

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