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Jewish organizations encouraged orphans to be sent to communal settlements, or kibbutzim, in Palestine.
This alternative trail, intended to entice curious hikers as much as pilgrims, links religiously disparate areas—Muslim and Christian towns such as Nazareth and Cana, the Orthodox Jewish kibbutz of Lavi and the Druse temple at Nabi Shue’ib.
Gali Geberovich, 29, and Alon Sela, 30, met seven years ago on a kibbutz.
Members were given small allowances to buy things outside the kibbutz.
My dad grew up on a kibbutz where oranges grew in sprawling groves, but most of the fruit ended up in crates bound for Europe.
And unlike many of Labour’s previous leaders, who came from the army or out of the left-leaning kibbutz movement, his background is in business.
In pre-state Palestine, Peres was active in the agricultural kibbutz movement before being recruited by Ben-Gurion as a top aide.
There was a kibbutz that had a lot of citrus fields.
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A kibbutz is a communal settlement in Israel in which all wealth is held in common and profits are reinvested in the settlement. The first kibbutz was founded in 1909; currently there are about 270, with a total population exceeding 120,000. Adults live in private quarters, while children are generally housed and cared for as a group. Meals are prepared and eaten communally. Members have regular meetings to discuss business and to take votes on matters requiring decisions. Jobs may be assigned by rotation, by choice, or by skill.
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