Ideals and Illusions: The Story of an Ivy League Woman in 1920's Israel

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SP Books, 1992 - Jewish women - 274 pages
The incredible true story of a Smith College graduate's audacious adventures in the wild, primitive and dirt-poor land of 1920s Israel. She came from the privilege and prestige of one of Philadelphia's wealthiest families, the first Jewish woman to attend Smith College, but she decided to boldly seek meaning in the land of her ancestors.
 

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Contents

Background and Family
3
Difficult Beginnings
19
Joys and Privations
89
Hints of Disillusionment
151
Letters of Love and Admonition
183
Travels and Transitions
223
Pardess Uanna
231
Soldiers and Teaching
239
Leader in the Community
245
The Conducing Years
255
Hannahs udaism
257
Reminiscences of Hannah
263
From Hannahs Diary
270
About the Author
273
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