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Nili Aryeh-Sapir

Nili Aryeh-Sapir teaches folklore at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Tel Aviv University. She received her Ph.D. in folklore from the Hebrew University. Her research interests focus on personal narratives and rituals, especially in Erez Israel during the first Aliyot. She has published several articles and a book on these subjects.

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Lea Hurvitz

Lea Beninson Hurvitz’s memoirs document not only her own life but the struggles of other women pioneers of the First Aliyah, whose experiences were rarely discussed.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Nili Aryeh-Sapir." (Viewed on May 29, 2023) <>.


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