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Esther Hertzog

Esther Hertzog is a social anthropologist who heads the Social Science Department at Beit Berl College. Her research focuses on gender issues, welfare policies and the Israeli bureaucracy. She is the author of Immigrants and Bureaucrats: Ethiopians in an Israeli Absorption Center and co-editor of Israel: Local Anthropology. A political feminist, she founded women’s parties in 1992 and in 1999. She also founded the Women’s Parliament, which she has coordinated since 1999.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Esther Hertzog." (Viewed on January 16, 2018) <>.


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