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Irit Amit-Cohen

Irit Amit-Cohen is a professor at Bar-Ilan University, where she teaches Geography and Israel Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Geography from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her academic interests include planning, conservation and development of cultural landscapes and historical geography. She is also a writer and has published several historical and biographical novels.

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Olga Belkind-Hankin

From her arrival in Palestine in 1886, midwife Olga Belkind-Henkin—who never had children of her own—delivered babies, while helping her husband to purchase land for Jews who wish to settle the Land of Israel.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Irit Amit-Cohen." (Viewed on December 10, 2019) <>.


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