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American Jewish Women and the Zionist Enterprise
Shulamit Reinharz, Mark A. Raider

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Map of Palestine
• Timeline of American Jewish Women and Zionism in Historical Context

• THREE GENERATIONS OF AMERICAN JEWISH WOMEN AND THE ZIONIST IDEA
• Emma Lazarus and Pre-Herzlian Zionism - Arthur Zeiger
• The Zionist Vision of Henrietta Szold - Allon Gal
• Marie Syrkin: An Exemplary Life - Carole S. Kessner

• AMERICAN JEWISH WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS AND THE ZIONIST ENTERPRISE
• "Never a Rubber Stamp": Bessie Gotsfeld, Founder of Mizrachi Women of America - Baila Round Shargel
• Formulating the "Women's Interpretation o f Zionism": Hadassah Recruitment of Non-Zionist American Women, 1914-1930 - Mary McCune
• Hadassah-WIZO Canada and the Development of Agricultural Training fo rWomen in Pre-State Israel - Esther Carmel-Hakim
• The Impact of Zionism on the International Council of Jewish Women, 1914-1957 - Nelly Las
• Women and Zionist Activity in Erez Israel: The Case of Hadassah, 1913-1958 - Mira Katzburg-Yungman

• ALIYAH, SOCIAL IDENTITIES, AND POLITICAL CHANGE
• Settling the Old-New Homeland: The Decisions of American Jewish Women during the Interwar Years - Joseph B. Glass
• Em Leemahot: The Public Health Contributions of Sara Bodek Paltiel to the Yishuv and Israel - Peri Rosenfeld
• Rose Viteles: The Double Life of an American Woman in Palestine - Sara Kadosh
• Irma "Rama" Lindheim: An Independent American Zionist Woman - Shulamit Reinharz
• Golda Meir and Other Americans - Marie Syrkin
• Golda: Femininity and Feminism - Anita Shapira

• WOMEN REPORT AND REMEMBER: DOCUMENTARY PORTRAITS
• Contemplating Aliyah to Palestine (Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1935) - Judith Korim Hornstein
• From Brooklyn to Palestine in 1939 (Kibbutz Kfar Blum, 1985) - Golda Meir
• Memories of Rose Luria Halprin (Norwalk, Connecticut, 1999) - Ruth Halprin Kaslove
• Coming of Age in Kibbutz (Kibbutz Mishmar Haemek, 1954) - Irma "Rama" (Levy) Lindheim
• Life in a Religious Kibbutz (New York, New York, 1999) - Lois Slott
• Remembering Israel's War of Independence (Givat Savyon, Israel, 1999) - Zipporah Porath
• Glossary of Term
• A Note on Bibliography
• About the Contributors
• Index

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