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Esther Hertzog

Esther Hertzog is a professor of social anthropology at Zefat Academic College. Her main subjects of teaching and research are bureaucracy and gender (in the contexts of immigration, politics, welfare, education, development projects, and the Holocaust), on which she has published numerous books and articles. She has been involved in feminist and social struggles for the last 30 years.  

Articles by this author

Political Parties in the Yishuv and Israel

Women’s political parties have played an important, though to date poorly acknowledged, role in the social and political history of Israel. They had a significant impact on women’s participation in power center, political and other; they placed a major part in the struggle for women’s right to vote and to be elected; they raised the issue of violence against women, and much more.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Esther Hertzog." (Viewed on November 27, 2022) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/hertzog-esther>.

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