Partial list of Publications

Books (as author)

  1. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, Birthrate Politics in Zion: Judaism, Zionism and Modernity in Mandate Palestine (1920-1948), Indiana University Press (Fall 2017)

  2. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, Revolutionaries Despite Themselves: Women and Gender in Religious Zionism in the Yishuv Period, Yad Ben-Zvi Press, Jerusalem 2005 (363 pages) (Heb.)

Books (as editor)

  1. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach and Recanati Yitzhak (eds.) One Hundredth Anniversary of Religion-Zionist Education, an anthology, Yad Ben-Zvi and the Religious Education Administration Press, Jerusalem 2011 (396 pages) (Heb.)

  2. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach (ed.), From Faith to Action: Seventieth Anniversary to Emunah Movement, an anthology, published by Emunah Movement, Jerusalem 2006 (347 pages) (Heb.)

  3. Recent Articles:

    Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Empowered yet Weakened: Jewish Women’s Identity and National Awakening in Mandatory Palestine, 1920–1948”, in Federica Francesconi and Rebecca Winer (eds.), Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 2021, pp. 351-372

  4. Hertz Tehila and Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Abandoned Home: The story of the “work village” for Abandoned Youth (1939-1948)”, Israel, 29 (2021), pp. 105-133 (Heb)

Articles and Chapters in Books

  1. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach and Teitelbaum-Kari Na’ama, “Liberalism, Radicalism and Multiculturalism: Changes in the Status of Women in Israel”, in: Zvi Zameret, Zeev Drory and Yechiam Weitz (eds.), The Fifth Decade, 1988-1998, Jerusalem, Rubin Mass Ltd, 2021, pp. 225-240 (Heb).

  2. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Orthodox, Zionist, Socialist, Female: A New Identity for Women in the Early Religious Kibbutzim”, in: Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui and Rachel Sharaby (eds.), Dynamics of Gender Borders: Women in the Kibbutz and the Moshav, Magnes and De Gruyter, 2017, pp. 39-61

  3. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Israel’s Immigration Processes in the 1980s as Reflecting a Decade of Contrasts,” Israel – the Forth Decade [Idan], Yad Ben-Zvi press, Jerusalem, 2016, pp. 269-291 (Heb.).

  4. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Shaping a New Religious-Female Identity: The Case of Woman I the early years of the Religious Kibbutz,” in: Fogel-Bijaoui, Sylvie, and Sharabi, Rachel, (eds.), Private and Public: Women in the Kibbutz and the Moshav, Yad Tabenkin press and Magnes press, Jerusalem 2013, pp. 53-83 (Heb.)

  5. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “‘Traditional Jewess’ or ‘New Hebrew Woman’: Female Identity in the Religious Moshav at the time of the Yishuv,” in: Fogel-Bijaoui, Sylvie, and Sharabi, Rachel, (eds.), Private and Public: Women in the Kibbutz and the Moshav, Yad Tabenkin press and Magnes press, Jerusalem 2013, pp. 161-189 (Heb.)

  6. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Contemporary Sight at Feminist Initiatives of Religious Women in the Yishuv Period,” in Cohen, Tova, (ed.), To Be a Jewish Woman, Jerusalem 2007, pp. 127-140 (Heb.)

  7. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The Religious Woman Pioneer in Eretz Israel, 1920-1948: An Encounter with Femininity, Religiosity and Pioneering,” in Shilo, Margalit (ed.), To Be a Jewish Woman, Urim Press, Jerusalem 2001, pp. 308-322 (Heb.)

Articles in periodicals

  1. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Nationalism, Ethnicity and Gender: The Integration of Non-Jewish Polish Women into Israeli Society in the Hebrew Press, 1956-1960”, Israel 26 (2020), pp. 115-142 (Heb)

  2. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “’Dedicate Your Life to Valuable Activity’: The Story of Avraham Ikar in the Haganah”, Aley Zait VaCherev 20 (2020), pp. 225-262 (Heb).

  3. Margaliot Tovi, Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, ““A One-Woman Show” The Story of Ethel Bloom, Founder of Occupational Therapy in Pre-State Israel”, Massehet 15 (2019), pp. 109-142

  4. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Gender Paradoxes: The Case of the Religious Women Party (PD) in the First Knesset Elections”, Iyunim 32 (2019), pp. 35-72 (Heb)

  5. Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman, “Captivity and Gender: The Experience of Female Prisoners of War during Israel’s War of Independence”, Nashim (Fall 2018), 33, pp. 64-89.

  6. Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman, “Religious-Zionism and Gender: 70 Years of Redefining the Identity of Women in the Military, Religious, and Public Spheres”, Israel Studies, 23, 3 (Fall 2018), pp. 152-163.

  7. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The national character of the Yishuv and its limitations: the Birthrate Committee of the National Council as a case study,” Cathedra Cathedra 167 (March 2018), pp. 123-160

  8. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Beit Tse’irot Mizra’hi as a Reflection of the Complicated Portrait of the Religious Zionist Women”, Dor Ledor (2017), 50′ pp. 90-107 (Heb.)

  9. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, Avi Ori and Geula Paran, ” The Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War and their implications on medical rehabilitation in Israel (1967 to 1974),” Iyunim Bitkumat Israel, 2017, pp. 247-275 (Heb.)

  10. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Abortion in the Yishuv during the British Mandate Period: A Case Study of the Place of the Individual in a Nationalistic Society,” Jewish History, 29, 3 (December 2015), pp. 331-359.

  11. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, Geula Paran and Avi Ori, “The development of rehabilitation medicine’s concepts in Israel, 1948-1974,” Harefuah 154, 7 (July 2015), pp. 1-6 (Heb.)

  12. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “David Ben-Gurion and the ‘Demographic Threat’: His Dualistic Approach to Natalism, 1936-1963,” Middle Eastern Studies 51, 5 (Sept. 2015), pp. 742-766.

  13. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Abortions as a Reflection of the Yishuv’s Complexity: A comparative perspective,” Iyunim Bitkumat Israel 24 (Dec. 2014), pp. 1-38 (Heb.)

  14. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Nationalism, Gender and Feminine Identity: The Case of Post-World War II Zionist Female Emissaries,” European Journal for Jewish Studies, 8, 2 (2014), pp. 194-216

  15. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “National Mission, Feminine Identity and Female Leadership in a Mythical Masculine Organization: The Story of Ada Sireni, the Head of the Mossad Le’Aliya in Italy in 1940s,” Women’s Studies, 43, 5 (2014), pp. 589-618

  16. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The marriage debate in the Shertok (Sharet) family: A Case Study of Religious-Cultural Perceptions in the Yishuv during the 1920s,” Israel Studies Review, 27, 1 (Summer 2012), pp. 98-124

  17. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The Shertok family marriage: Attitude to Religion and Tradition in Tel-Aviv in the 1920s,” Zmanim 123 (2013), pp. 82-93

  18. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Traditional revolution: the marriage debate in the religious kibbutz – A Comparative View,” Journal of Israeli History, 31, 1 (Mar. 2012), pp. 109-128

  19. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The Yishuv’s Women and the Ha’apala: The Question of their Identity,” Israel 18 (Dec. 2011), pp. 157-181 (Heb.)

  20. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “”Conservatism Blazes the Trail: On the Image of Religious-Zionist Women Leaders during the Yishuv Period,” in Shilo, Margalit and Gideon Katz (eds.), Iyunim Bitkumat Israel (2011), pp. 409-438 (Heb.)

  21. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Unforgettable Heroine? The Place and Status of Ada Sereni in the Collective Memory,” Cathedra 137, (Fall 2010), pp. 147-178 (Heb.)

  22. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “‘The Woman in the Black Dress’: Leadership Characteristics of Ada Sereni as Head of the The Mosad Le-Aliyah Bet,” Alei Zait Va-Herev 10 (2010), pp. 100-130 (Heb.)

  23. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Female Emissaries: A Feminine Creation?,” Iggud: Selected Essays in Jewish Studies, 2, June 2009, pp. 181-197 (Heb.)

  24. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Did National Undertaking Contribute to Female Empowerment? The Pre-state JNF Shelihot Female Emissaries as a Case Study,” Moreshet Israel, 6 (May 2009) pp. 91-126 (Heb.)

  25. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Nationalism, Gender, and Religious Education: The Founding and Failure of the First Ulpana as a Case Study,” Jewish Culture and History 11, 3 (Winter 2009), pp. 59-78

  26. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach with Shilo Margalit, “A Feminist Tale of Declared Feminism: The Women of the National Religious Zionism Movement,” Massekhet, 9 (Fall 2009), pp. 181¬-190 (Heb.)

  27. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Nationalization of Motherhood and Stretching of its Boundaries: Shelihot Aliyah and Evacuees in Eretz Israel in the 1940s,” Women’s History Review, 17, 5 (Nov. 2008), pp. 767¬-785

  28. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Identities in Conflict: The Case of Shlihot (Female Emissaries) to Europe after the Holocaust,” Israel, 11 (2007), pp. 121-155 (Heb.)

  29. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The Complex Identity of Religious-Zionist Women in Pre-State Israel, 1921-1948,” Israel Studies, 11, 3 (Fall 2006), pp. 83-107

  30. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Perceptions of Women and the Family in the Kibbutz Society: The Evacuation of Women and Children during the War of Independence,” Jerusalem and Eretz-Israel, 6 (2008) pp. 105-136 (Heb.)

  31. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The First Bnei Akiva Ulpana in Pre-State Israel: Setting the Foundations for New Gender Concepts,” Dor Ledor, 24 (2004), pp. 69-90 (Heb.)

  32. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “The Religious Women Fighters in Israel’s War of Independence: a New Gender Perception or a Passing Episode?,” Nashim, 6 (fall 2003), pp. 119-147

  33. Rosenberg-Friedman Lilach, “Training Farms for Religious Women Laborers, 1925-1939,” Cathedra, 90 (Dec. 1998), pp. 87-114 (Heb.)