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Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui

Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui is currently a senior lecturer in political sociology at Beit Berl Academic College and at the New School of Journalism, College of Management in Tel Aviv. She received her Ph.D. in 1981, in Paris X-Nanterre and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Her current research focuses on Citizenship, Feminism and Democracy; the New Families; Globalization; Women and the Trade Union Movement in Israel; and the Kibbutz Utopia in the neo-liberal era.

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As a secular and democratic community, the kibbutz—first founded in 1910—strove to implement egalitarian principles as expressed in the slogan: “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” In addition, from the 1920s on, due to A voluntary collective community, mainly agricultural, in which there is no private wealth and which is responsible for all the needs of its members and their families.kibbutz women’s collective action, gender equality became part and parcel of the kibbutz movement’s normative discourse, a kind of “self-understood symbol of this classless society” (Bernstein, 1992; Fogiel-Bijaoui, 1992; Izraeli, 1992; Near, 1992; Reinharz, 1992).

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