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.

David B. Green
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Manya Shochat, Second Aliyah pioneer and driving force behind idea of collective settlements.Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Harvard University Library Visual Information Access
David B. Green