Resources

Water in Israel: Israeli irrigation giant’s buyout serves as reminder that farm productivity remains an important part of the Kibbutz life.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/israeli-agritech-buyout-defies-grain-markets-2012-01-04?pagenumber=1


See how Israel’s traditional system of kibbutzim is thriving! It is responsible for a THIRD of the nation’s agricultural production. Read up on the Kibbutz Movement in the 21st century.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/kibbutznik-whats-going-down-on-the-israeli-farm-2011-10-10?link=kiosk

Going to back to the roots of the Kibbutz movement…..literally.
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/digging-up-israel-s-zionist-history-in-a-vegetable-garden-by-the-lake-1.390320

In Footsteps of Dylan and Seinfeld: Kibbutz Volunteering is Back — Check it out!

Kibbutz Volunteers Following in Their Parents’ Footsteps
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1104778.html

See what USA Today has to say about taking a gap year!

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2008-06-18 gap-year_N.htm

The value of taking a gap year especially in Israel!
http://dailycollegian.com/2011/10/19/um-students-take-alternative-route-to-school/

Israel re-brands kibbutzim to lure eco-aware generation
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/ap /13/israelandthepalestinians.kib…

The website for MASA scholarships:
www.masaisrael.org

The website of the kibbutz movement:
http://www.kibbutz.org.il/eng/

The websites for Habonim Dror and Hashomer Hatzair, two Jewish youth movements that have been building kibbutzim and educating Jewish youth since the earliest days of Zionism:
www.habonimdror.org
www.hashomerhatzair.org

“Madonna’s Son: Mommy, Kibbutz is the Most Beautiful Place!” September 1, 2009
http://www.mynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-3770597,00.html