Dr. Shani Bar-On Maman is a researcher at Adva Center. She holds a PhD from the Department of Labour Studies at Tel Aviv University. Her academic reserach focus on the social history of labor and laborers in Israel from the time of the British Mandate. In the past she served as the laborers’ represenative at the Labor Court in Beersheba. Shani serves as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben Gurion University, and as a counselor for the National Authority for Evaluation and Measurement in Education.
The Social Implications of The Corona Crisis: Bilal, A Bedouin High School Student Living in the Negev
The story of what happened to Bilal, a teenager from an “unrecognized” village, during the Corona crisis reflects the changes that occurred in the daily lives of young Bedouins living in the Negev. The character is based on the experience of a real person
The Social Implications of The Corona Crisis: Rivki, A Haredi Working Woman from B’nei Brak
The following vignette, “Rivki”, follows what happened to her during the Corona epidemic. It reflects the change that occurred in the daily lives of Haredi women in Israel, and particularly self-employed women. Rivki is based on a real person and research done for the vignette
The Social Implications of The Corona Crisis: Shmuel, a senior citizen from Beer Sheba
The story of Shmuel, a senior citizen from Beer Sheba, reflects the huge change that occurred in the daily lives of senior citizens in Israel who were leading independent lives prior to the epidemic. The character is based on citations collected in the framework of interviews with senior citizens during the first year of the epidemic