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VIDEO: Zipporah Porath Decribes Induction to Haganah

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Women served in combat roles in pre-state Israel. There was a need for all able-bodied people, both men and women, to help establish and then protect the State of Israel. Zipporah Porath’s induction into the Haganah (pre-state military) exemplified the desperate need for soldiers during the years leading up to the foundation of the State. The following is a clip of an interview where she describes that experience:

Zipporah Porath describes induction to Haganah