Life in a kibbutz - III

Living space is scarce in a kibbutz but many public facilities are available
Ardeshir Mehta

Ardeshir Mehta’s "My Experience of kibbutz Life in Israel with particular reference to Behram Irani’s doctoral dissertation on communes” offers an insightful look at life in Israeli kibbutzim (plural of kibbutz) from the years 1968 to 1976. A kibbutz is a communal farm or settlement in Israel. Mehta was studying and living in Israel at the time. Parsiana reprints with permission some extracts from Mehta’s memoir forwarded to us by his cousin, the poet Adil Jussawalla. After my summer vacation was over I went back to the university but as I kept coming back every weekend I was accepted as a......

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