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  • noun Plural form of kibbutz.

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  • Maybe not the socialism (although the idealistic notion of kibbutzes was certainly ingrained in Zionist culture from the start) but quite certainly the religious stuff.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Genetic Evidence Shows Common Origins of Jews

  • It had been cut in a field of maize that was part of one of the earliest kibbutzes—one named after the British prime minister David Lloyd George, whose government had issued the 1917 Balfour Declaration that Great Britain “viewed with favour” the idea of establishing a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

    Storyteller

  • Maybe not the socialism although the idealistic notion of kibbutzes was certainly ingrained in Zionist culture from the start but quite certainly the religious stuff.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Genetic Evidence Shows Common Origins of Jews

  • Now that they have, coming out of Gaza these enhanced Qassam rockets, further up the coast here to Ashdod and Ashkelon and then further inland as well to a lot of kibbutzes that are surrounding the Gaza strip are very much now in the target range.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2008

  • Sometimes the women were going to fix the tractors, and the men were going to work in the nurseries, sometimes the men were going to fix the tractors and the women were going to work in the nurseries, and just under the pressure of what everyone wanted, in a hundred different kibbutzes, each one of which evolved, it all moved in the same direction.

    Lawrence Summers and Patricia Hausman

  • Sometimes the women were going to fix the tractors, and the men were going to work in the nurseries, sometimes the men were going to fix the tractors and the women were going to work in the nurseries, and just under the pressure of what everyone wanted, in a hundred different kibbutzes, each one of which evolved, it all moved in the same direction.

    Archive 2005-02-20

  • For example, compare the efforts required to establish and continue the kibbutzes in Israel.

    Suddenly I have a reason to like Sandra Bullock

  • Some of these kibbutzes are still very successful.

    Beyond the Promised Land: Jews and Arabs on a Hard Road to a New Israel

  • Would the Likud Party members be in support of the socialist kibbutzes?

    Beyond the Promised Land: Jews and Arabs on a Hard Road to a New Israel

  • We could have anything from a capitalist system to a bunch of kibbutzes or something in between.

    Forbes.com: News

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