הסתדרות העובדים הספרדים ומעמד יהודי ספרד והמזרח ביישוב: [מתוך המדור: חברה ]

Translated title of the contribution: The Sephardic Labor Organization and the Status of Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in the Yishuv

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Abstract

The article discusses the Sephardic Labor Organization in Palestine which was active from 1940 through 1946 as the roof organization of the Sephardic Labor Organization in Tel Aviv and the Organization of Sephardi and Oriental Workers in Jerusalem. The aim of the Sephardic Labor Organization in Palestine as a whole and particular, of the Sephardic Labor Organization in Tel Aviv was to improve the economic conditions of Sephardi and Mizrahi workers and to enhance their social and political status in the Yishuv. These activities reflect the status of Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews as a hybrid group on the socioeconomic border between the Jews and Arabs of Mandatory Palestine. The article explores the processes which led to thee stablishment of Sephardi labor organizations, and which manifest the connection between patterns of employment and standard of living, and between ethnic identity and social status.
Translated title of the contributionThe Sephardic Labor Organization and the Status of Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in the Yishuv
Original languageHebrew
Pages (from-to)172-195
Number of pages24
Journalעיונים : כתב עת רב-תחומי לחקר ישראל
Volume36
StatePublished - 2021

IHP Publications

  • ihp
  • Eretz Israel -- History -- 1939-1945
  • Ethnic groups
  • Labor market
  • Mizrahim
  • Sephardim -- Israel
  • Social stratification
  • ארץ ישראל -- היסטוריה -- 1939-1945
  • בנבנישתי, דוד
  • ההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ-ישראל (1920-1994)
  • זהות אתנית
  • ספרדים (בארץ)
  • עדות המזרח
  • ריבוד חברתי
  • שוק העבודה

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