This Day in Jewish History: The 'Mother' of Collective Farming in the Land of Israel Dies
Manya Shochat, a daring pioneer from the Second Aliya, also furthered the development of Jewish self-defense.
On February 17, 1961, Manya Shochat, one of the most daring and imaginative pioneers of the Second Aliyah wave of immigration to prestate Israel, died.
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