kibbutz Beit Oren ("Home of Pine") was hastily evacuated and went up in flames.
REI is, in fact, a cooperative owned by its members—much like, say, the Park Slope Food Co-Op, or a credit union, or a kibbutz.
In fact, kibbutzim are now mainly corporations run by stock-holders who were once kibbutz members.
The thing is, what he says about the kibbutz gives us yet more insight into what he thinks about, and how he would run, America.
On Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces thwarted an attack of 13 Palestinian gunmen who emerged near kibbutz Sufa near the border.
Marzipan Flowers tells the story of Hadas Regal, a 48-year-old woman living on a kibbutz in southern Israel.
The kibbutz is the most comprehensive and influential of these movements and it is currently learning the lessons of its mistakes.
Yarden was on her way home from school when a Qassam hit their kibbutz, landing less than 100 feet away.
And though the ILA reports that it informed the kibbutz of its decision a year ago—the kibbutz is still working the land.
A few weeks ago, I was sitting at a Passover Seder with hundreds of other people on a kibbutz not far from Haifa.
"Israeli collective settlement," 1931, from Modern Hebrew qibbus "gathering," earlier "a gathering together," verbal noun from root of qibbetz "he gathered together." Plural is kibbutzim. Related to Arabic quabada "he grasped, seized."
plur. kibbutzim (ki-boot-seem)
A communal farm or settlement in Israel. Kibbutzim have helped build national spirit in Israel, and the residents have transformed barren land into fertile, crop-producing land.