Volunteer Service Draws Israeli Teens Before They Start Stints in Military

‘They learn to take responsibility, to be there for other people,’ says one organizer of the year-long Shin-Shin program

Kibbutz Cuisine Gets Its Due

A best-selling Israeli cookbook collects the best recipes—and the best stories—from communal dining halls

New Kibbutz Doc, ‘Inventing Our Life,’ Opens

And we have a taste

Settled

Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography

Our Heroes

What if movie superheroes—Thor, Wolverine, The Fantastic Four, and Captain America—got in touch with their Jewish roots?

Bachmann the Kibbutznik

The rising GOP candidate has a history with Israel

Prodigal Son

Oded Hirsch broke away from the kibbutz on which he grew up to become an artist in New York. In his latest work—a project staged with the help of 120 kibbutzniks—he reckons with the world he left behind.

Together Again

Part 5: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future

Together Again

Part 4: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future

Together Again

Part 3: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future

Today on Tablet

The Israel Museum’s makeover, and more

Together Again

Part 2: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future

Today on Tablet

All about kibbutzim, and more

Collective Memory

Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz

Together Again

Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future.

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