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Sunday, August 19 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Kibbutz – a Jewish social experiment

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Location: R7

The first kibbutz was established in 1909 as a socialist agriculture commune. As the years passed different types of kibbutzim arose. During the 90’s the kibbutzim movement hit a financial, ideological and social crisis and it seemed likely it was to become a footnote in history. Today there are more residents in kibbutzim than ever before, and new urban-kibbutzim are being formed across Israel. We will examine the history of the kibbutz using the new documentary series produced last year that gave an insider’s look into them. (TN)

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Osnat Dvorkin

Osnat Dvorkin is the Zionist Federation of New Zealand community, Habo and Aliya Shlicha. She has a BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Jewish Philosophy and Art History. Osnat has worked as a Communities director for the Young Shlichim unit of the Jewish Agency. As such... Read More →

Sunday August 19, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm NZST