Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman

Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman received her Ph.D. at Bar Ilan University, where she lectures in the department of Erez Israel studies and archaeology, specializing in the modern period, women and gender in the history of the Yishuv and research on religious Zionism. Her book Rebels against Their Will: Women and Gender during the Yishuv Period (Hebrew) was published in 2005.

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Religious Zionist Movements in Palestine

Religious Zionism, distinguished from the secular Zionists by its religious nature and from the ultra-Orthodox community by its Zionism, consisted of two major movements in the Yishuv: the Mizrachi and the Ha-Po’el ha-Mizrachi, a trade union. Women created their own organizations within these movements but distinguished themselves from the men through their support of women and their interests.

Kibbutz Ha-Dati Movement (1929-1948)

Beginning in 1929, the religious kibbutz (Kibbutz Ha-Dati) movement represented the confluence of progressive ideals of equality and collectivism and traditional customs of Judaism. As a result, women in the movement lived at a crossroads.


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