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Margalit Shilo

Margalit Shilo, a professor in the Land of Israel Department at Bar Ilan University, specializes in the history of the Jewish people in pre-state Israel. Her publications include Experiments in Settlement (1988); Princess or Prisoner? Jewish Women in Jerusalem, 1840–1914 (which was awarded the Bahat Prize in 2000); and Voices of Jerusalem Women: Writings of Jewish Women of the Nineteenth Century (Hebrew, 2003).

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Margalit Shilo." (Viewed on January 23, 2017) <>.


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