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Mass, Rochelle

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Rochelle Mass, Canadian born, moved with her husband and two young daughters to Israel in l973, two months before the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War. After living in Kibbutz Beit HaShita in the Jezreel Valley for almost 25 years, they have moved to a small community looking over that same valley, crawling up the western flank of the Gilboa mountains.
Rochelle is a writer, in particular a poet. Two volumes of her poetry were published this year by a Canadian and American press. She has published widely in Israel and abroad, won prizes and recognition for poetry, fiction and a play. She is a translator and editor (of Kibbutz Trends).

Women Zionists:  Golda Meir (1898-1978)
I believe we will have peace with our neighbors. But I am certain that if Israel is not strong there will not be peace.Ē [Full article...]
International Relations
Israel > Politics
Jewish History > 1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age
Judaism > Jewish Women
People > 1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age
Zionism > Zionism and the Diaspora


Father and Son:  Dr. Josef Burg and Avraham Burg
This article focuses on Josef and Avraham Burg, father and son politicians. Their story reflects the history of the state itself and their influence on Israeli politics has been, and continues to be extremely strong. [Full article...]
Israel > Politics
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
People > 1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age
Zionism > Who is a Zionist?
Zionism > Zionism Revisited


Balfour Street:  Arthur James, First Earl of Balfour (1848-1930)
In honor of the Balfour Declaration, signed on the 2nd of November, 1917, this article focuses on The Earl of Balfour, whose pivotal contribution helped pave the way for statehood. [Full article...]
Jewish History > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Hillel the Elder:  Cafe Hillel
Cafe Hillel, the site of the latest terrorist attack in Jerusalem, is named after it's original location, Hillel Street. This article, in addition to being a testimony to the attack, explores the person behind the name of the cafe. [Full article...]
Peace Process > Terrorism
People > @ Beginnings of time - 70: Biblical Age


In memory of Haim Sturman, Aharon Etkin & Dr. David Mosensohn :  Gan Hashlosha (Sahne)
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Jewish History > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age
Museums and Memorials
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


1891-1952:  Eliezer Kaplan
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Israel > Politics
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


1864-1945:  Yehoshua Hankin
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Mr. Jerusalem:  Teddy (Theodor) Kollek
ďIf you want one single word to symbolize all of Jewish history, that would be JERUSALEM,Ē claimed Teddy Kollek, Aug. 11th, 1988, who has been crowned MR. JERUSALEM. [Full article...]
Israel > Jerusalem
Judaism > Holidays with a Twist > Yom Yerushalayim
People > 1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age


Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust:  Mordechai Anielewicz: 1919 Ė 1943
The 60th anniversary of the of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is a great opportunity to pay tribute to its courageous leader, Mordechai Anielewicz. [Full article...]
Holocaust
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


1921-1944:  Hannah Senesh (Szenes)
Hannah Senesh, diarist, poet, playwright and parachutist in the Jewish resistance under the British Armed Forces during World War II was born and died in Budapest Hungary. [Full article...]
Artistic Expressions > Poetry
Holocaust


Hadassah Hospital, Kfar Szold :  Henrietta Szold (1860-1945)
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Ruppin Boulevard :  Arthur Ruppin (1876 Ė 1943)
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Poetry by Rochelle Mass:  Poetry and Place
The following two poems: 'I came to join the women' and 'The mind of winter' are part of a new collection of poetry written by Rochelle Mass. [Full article...]
Artistic Expressions > Poetry


1899-1933:  Chaim Arlozoroff
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Beit Bialik, Bialik Street, Kiryat Bialik :  Haim Nachman Bialik (1873 Ė 1934)
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Artistic Expressions > Poetry
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Edmund Henry Hynman, First Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe (1861 Ė 1931) :  Allenby Street
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


Poet, Mystic and Scholar :  Ibn Gabirol, Solomon Ben Judah
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 0600 - 1789: Middle Ages


Part Two:  Theodor (Benyamin Ze'ev) Herzl
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


The Names Behind The Signs:  Theodor (Binyamin Ze'ev) Herzl: Herzylia - Part 1
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Israel > Places of Israel
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


The Names Behind The Signs:  Rothschild Boulevard
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Israel > Places of Israel
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


The Names Behind The Signs:  Dizengoff Street
There is almost no major personality in Israel that doesnít have a street in Tel Aviv named after them; and thereís almost no community which symbolizes something in the life of the Jewish people that doesnít have a street named for it in Tel Aviv. Initially, streets were not given official names, but were called variously by early residents. Eventually, however, street names became another way of marking the city as Hebrew, and the names were often drawn from Jewish history or important personalities in contemporary Jewish Life. One of the sanctioned sites in Tel Aviv is Dizengoff Street. Having an almost mythic ability to announce the cityís essence, Dizengoff Street is an example of how a street has become instantiated in a cityís collective memory. [Full article...]
Israel > Places of Israel
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


The Names Behind The Signs:  Ben-Yehuda Street
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
People > 1860-1948: Early Zionist Age


The Names Behind The Signs:  David Ben-Gurion Boulevard
Street signs in Israel bear names of individuals, past and present, who have contributed significantly to the nationís development. During the time of ancient Israel, leaders tended to be warriors and prophets. During the Exile, when the Jewish People were scattered around the world without a land of their own, leaders tended to be scholars, teachers and rabbis. In the 20th century, the Jewish people survived the Holocaust and established their own nation. Jewish leaders in this century have been soldiers, political leaders, academics and philanthropists. Using street signs as direction, this series will briefly introduce the leading personalities in Israeli history. [Full article...]
Israel > Places of Israel
Israel > Politics
People > 1948-Today: Modern Zionist Age