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Rachel Werczberger

Rachel Werczberger is a doctoral candidate in sociology and anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research interests focus on gender issues and Jewish renewal in Israel. She has worked as a research assistant for the Committee for the Advancement of Women in the Knesset, the Israel Parliament.

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Tova Sanhadray-Goldreich

Tova Sanhadray-Goldreich was a leader of religious Zionist movements in her home in eastern Galicia before making aliyah to Palestine, where she organized a merger of several women’s organizations to form Emunah. She was also the first woman member of the National Religious Party to be elected to the Knesset.

Shoshana Arbeli-Almozlino

From her upbringing in a traditional Iraqi family to her work in the Knesset and as Israeli Minister of Health, Shoshana Arbeli-Almozlino’s life spanned countries, careers, and experiences. She will be remembered as an active member of Knesset who fought for the rights of the working class and for the equal status of women in Israeli law.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rachel Werczberger." (Viewed on December 2, 2023) <>.


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