National Women's History Month in the US 2014

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Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment not only in the US but also in Eretz Israel. Prepared by the Israel Genealogy Research Association

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National Women's History Month in the US 2014

  1. 1. National Women’s History Month (USA) 2014: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Sisters in Eretz Israel Prepared by Israel Genealogy Research Association
  2. 2. First Settlers of Petah Tikva Colony, 1878-1900 Sisters in Eretz Israel
  3. 3. List of Immigrants from January 17, 1882 to August 15, 1882   Sisters in Eretz Israel
  4. 4. Founders of Zikhron Ya’akov & Shefaya  1882-1912    Sisters in Eretz Israel
  5. 5. First Settlers Petah Tikva 1900-1904       Sisters in Eretz Israel
  6. 6. Magen David Adom The first seeds of Magen David Adom in Israel were planted at a meeting held in Philadelphia in October 1918, attended by David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir and Henrietta Szold.  There was great concern that the Jewish Legion of Palestine, otherwise known as the 38th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers of the British Army during World War I, who were fighting to liberate Eretz Yisrael from Turkish rule, needed medical help.  A Magen David Adom organization was organized to aid both the Jewish Legion and the settlers in Palestine.   It was disbanded at the end of the war.
  7. 7. Women of Valor - Henrietta Szold - American Zionist Medical Unit Forced to await the war's conclusion, the American Zionist Medical Unit (AZMU) embarked in 1918 with forty-five doctors and nurses and four hundred tons of supplies. The unit transformed medical care in Palestine, introducing equipment that had never been seen in the region before. http://jwa.org/womenofvalor/szold/american-zionist-medical-unit
  8. 8. Builders of the Country   Women in “Red Haifa”    Sisters in Eretz Israel
  9. 9. Deserted Women in Eretz Israel – Circa 1900-1917 Sisters in Eretz Israel
  10. 10. Executive of the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) 1927 British delegation at the founding conference of World WIZO, Karlesbad 1921. Sisters in Eretz Israel
  11. 11. National Youth Aliyah Committee of Hadassah 1937 Sisters in Eretz Israel
  12. 12. Nurse Certification 1923-1948   PikiWiki_Israel_4817 _Shaare_Zedek_Hospital GPOJerusalem1948 Sisters in Eretz Israel
  13. 13. Candidates for the 1941 Va’adat Hapoalot (The Women’s Workers’ Council) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  14. 14. Women serving in the Haganah & Palmach Sisters in Eretz Israel
  15. 15. Be Proud to Wear the Uniform Sisters in Eretz Israel
  16. 16. Candidates for the 1949 Va’adat Hapoalot (Women’s Workers’ Council) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  17. 17. Registered Nurses 1948-1952  PikiWiki Israel 8565 Nurses in Tel Hashomer Hospital Sisters in Eretz Israel
  18. 18. Candidates for the 1955 Va’adat Hapoalot (Women’s Workers’ Council) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  19. 19. List of licensed midwives who received their license through 31 Dec 1959 Sisters in Eretz Israel
  20. 20. Candidates for the 1959 Va’adat Hapoalot (The Women’s Workers’ Council) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  21. 21. Candidates for the 2012 Na’amat (The Women’s Workers’ Council) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  22. 22. Candidates for the 2012 Na’amat Hapoalot (The Women’s Workers’ Area Councils) Sisters in Eretz Israel
  23. 23. Many of these are part of our database collection Registration on the website is free http://genealogy.org.il/ ‫הרישום לאתר בחינם‬

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