Making History

There is an interesting news item in Ha’aretz about plans to lobby UNESCO to declare the kibbutz system in Israel a “world heritage site”. One of the proponents is Dr. Galia Bar-Or, who co-curated the exhibit about kibbutz architecture at the recent...

After the Fire

Here is some evocative and moving footage and interviews with Kibbutz Beit Oren residents about the recent conflagration on Mt. Carmel that threatened to engulf the kibbutz—and that killed more than 40 prison workers who were caught in the...

Walking Israel

I was catching up with my Google News Updates (all “kibbutz”, all the time!), when I read this short interview with Martin Fletcher, the author of what sounds like an interesting travelogue, titled Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a...