Australia’s Hachshara ‘Hebrew Training Farm’ prepared a generation of young Zionists for life in Israel
The collection of essays by disillusioned former communists has been largely forgotten after decades of global popularity. In our age of ideological extremism, it’s well worth revisiting.
Israel’s kibbutzim are drawing a new generation of tourists, by offering everything from eco retreats to coworking spaces
Israel’s kibbutzim start taking in African asylum-seekers and their families
Looking back on an American and Jewish experiment in communal living
In start-up nation, the standards just keep getting higher
Yael Neeman’s memoir ‘We Were the Future’ looks back on the bygone days of her kibbutz life
We learned quite a lot about the presidential hopeful on Thursday, including the identity of the mystery kibbutz he visited in the ’60s
In Jessamyn Hope’s evocative debut novel, ‘Safekeeping,’ people are as beautiful and as vexed as the history with which they struggle
How moving to the Danish capital helped a Southern boy grow up
‘They learn to take responsibility, to be there for other people,’ says one organizer of the year-long Shin-Shin program
A best-selling Israeli cookbook collects the best recipes—and the best stories—from communal dining halls
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
And we have a taste
Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography
What if movie superheroes—Thor, Wolverine, The Fantastic Four, and Captain America—got in touch with their Jewish roots?
The rising GOP candidate has a history with Israel
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.
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