Specializes in social history of Mandate Palestine and the State of Israel, with an emphasis on the study of women, gender, the family, marriage, childbirth and motherhood, feminine identity , leadership, and biographies of women in the era of national renaissance.
Looking at the past “from below,” my work demonstrates, inter alia, that politics are fashioned and represented not only in the political arena or on the battle field but also in and through the lives of ordinary men and women
Birthrate Politics in Zion: Judaism, Zionism and Modernity in Mandate Palestine (1920-1948), Indiana University Press, 2017
This book provides an innovative look at the birthrate of the Jewish community in British Mandate Palestine (1920-1948). Despite both national and...
Revolutionaries despite themselves: Women and Gender in Religious Zionism during the Yishuv Period (Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi, 2005) [Hebrew]
This book deals with religious Zionist society and how it re-established its gender relations. Using wide-spanning archival material, the book...