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From the Lower East Side to the Upper Galilee: The Pioneering Experiences of Sara Bodek Paltiel, 1909-1993

From the Lower East Side to the Upper Galilee: The Pioneering Experiences of Sara Bodek Paltiel,... From the Lower East Side to the Upper Galilee The Pioneering Experiences of Sara Bodek Paltiel, 1909-1993 PERI ROSENFELD Division ofNursing School of Education New York University The history of the foundrng of rhe Stare of Israel is familiar to many Americans through extensive media coverage and popular culture. The enormous success of the 1950s' novel (and film) Exodus imroduced millions to the lives and experiences of Jews in Palestine and their conflict with the Palestinian Arabs in the period immediately preceding the state ( 1946·1948). Popular interest in the kibbutz (i.e., a collective farm or settlement) and in other innovative features of the emerging nation also spawned many anthropological and socio logical studies of the nascent Jewish state and its inst itution s. The current political issues in the Middle East-so intricately tied to the history of the region-continue to sp ur extensive general and academic inrerest among Americans. Perhaps the most significant feature of the founding of the State oflsrael was the selflessness and sacrifice of the haiutzim, the pioneering Jewish youth who emigra ted (predomi nandy from Europe) to help create a Jewish state. The many waves of aliya (imm igratio n to Israel, li terally http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

From the Lower East Side to the Upper Galilee: The Pioneering Experiences of Sara Bodek Paltiel, 1909-1993

Nursing History Review , Volume 9 (1): 18 – Jan 1, 2001

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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From the Lower East Side to the Upper Galilee The Pioneering Experiences of Sara Bodek Paltiel, 1909-1993 PERI ROSENFELD Division ofNursing School of Education New York University The history of the foundrng of rhe Stare of Israel is familiar to many Americans through extensive media coverage and popular culture. The enormous success of the 1950s' novel (and film) Exodus imroduced millions to the lives and experiences of Jews in Palestine and their conflict with the Palestinian Arabs in the period immediately preceding the state ( 1946·1948). Popular interest in the kibbutz (i.e., a collective farm or settlement) and in other innovative features of the emerging nation also spawned many anthropological and socio logical studies of the nascent Jewish state and its inst itution s. The current political issues in the Middle East-so intricately tied to the history of the region-continue to sp ur extensive general and academic inrerest among Americans. Perhaps the most significant feature of the founding of the State oflsrael was the selflessness and sacrifice of the haiutzim, the pioneering Jewish youth who emigra ted (predomi nandy from Europe) to help create a Jewish state. The many waves of aliya (imm igratio n to Israel, li terally

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2001

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