The phenomenon of the Israeli Kibbutz is not altogether unknown to the well-informed reader. A number of brief as well as detailed descriptions of the economic, social and educational structure of the Kibbutz have been published and widely read. In recent years, especially since the establishment of the State of Israel, acquaintance with this type of unusual society has broadened and deepened. To many, however, it will come as a surprise that the beginnings of this type of collective settlement in Israel date back to 1910—more than a half a century ago (Baratz, 1955).
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