MembersKibbutzim Go Hi-Tech

The demise of the socialist agricultural haven provided by the kibbutz movement was predicted long ago.

By Michael Selutin |
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Photo: Anat Hermony / FLASH90

And yet, the kibbutzim remain. Maybe that’s because they’re not very socialist anymore. Nor are they particularly agricultural, for that matter.

According to the Kibbutz Industries Association, its member communities invested about 110 million shekels (over $30 million) in Israeli start-ups last year. Twenty-five kibbutzim...

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