Picketing for Hebrew Labor: A Window on Histadrut Tactics and Strategy

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VOL. 30

2000/01

No. 4
P. 39
Articles
Picketing for Hebrew Labor: A Window on Histadrut Tactics and Strategy
ABSTRACT

Between 1927 and 1936, the Histadrut conducted a series of picketing campaigns aimed at removing Palestinian workers from Jewish owned work sites. The longest campaign, which mobilized members of the Zionist labor federation and like-minded allies across the political spectrum, was conducted in the colony of Kfar Saba in 1934. This study examines this campaign, including the mechanisms and organization of the picketing campaign, and places it within the context of increasing Zionist-Palestinian enmity.


Steven A. Glazer is assistant professor of history at Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa. Research upon which this article is based was assisted by grants from the American Council of learned societies, the Social Science Research Council, and the United States Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program. Their support is gratefully acknowledged.