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Batsheva Katznelson

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Batsheva Katznelson (בת-שבע כצנלסון, born 1897, died 30 August 1988) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the General Zionists between 1951 and 1955. Biography Born in Bar in the Russian Empire (today in Ukraine), Katznelson made aliyah to Ottoman-controlled Palestine in 1911, and attended Herzliya Hebrew High School in Tel Aviv. During World War I, she was expelled to Egypt by the Ottoman authorities. She later studied humanities at the University of Geneva. She worked as a teacher for 18 years. One of the leader of the Organization of Hebrew Women, she attended the first Women's International Zionist Organization convention in 1926. She later became a member of WIZO's national committee, and chairwoman of the Jerusalem branch. In 1951, she was elected to the Knesset on the General Zionists list, but lost her seat in the 1955 elections. In 1918, Katznelson married Reuven Katznelson, becoming the sister-in-law of Rachel Katznelson-Shazar, wif
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