Has Israel Waved Farewell to the Kibbutz?

The Last Kibbutz (1995): It's evening and Neri carries his 18 month old daughter to a dormitory away from her parents - this is a kibbutz. But kibbutzniks lives are changing, even in Israel. Baram is now the only kibbutz that rears its infants in children's houses. For downloads and more information visit http://journeyman.tv/9731/short-films/the-last-kibbutz.html All others have abandoned the old communal ways for family units. The idealistic teenagers who pioneered Israel's settler conquest of the 'Promised Land' are now old. In 1949 Aliza and Yacov toiled to create a community out of a deserted land. They will leave Baram if it votes out the children's house. For them the end of the kibbutz symbolises a shift in society and government priorities which makes their sacrifice futile. They believe the loss of their model society will be a loss for all humanity. ABC Australia - Ref. 120 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.


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Has Israel Waved Farewell to the Kibbutz?The Last Kibbutz (1995): It's evening and Neri carries his 18 month old daughter to a dormitory away from her parents - this is a kibbutz. But kibbutzniks lives are changing, even in Israel. Baram is now the only kibbutz that rears its infants in children's houses. For downloads and more information visit http://journeyman.tv/9731/short-films/the-last-kibbutz.html All others have abandoned the old communal ways for family units. The idealistic teenagers who pioneered Israel's settler conquest of the 'Promised Land' are now old. In 1949 Aliza and Yacov toiled to create a community out of a deserted land. They will leave Baram if it votes out the children's house. For them the end of the kibbutz symbolises a shift in society and government priorities which makes their sacrifice futile. They believe the loss of their model society will be a loss for all humanity. ABC Australia - Ref. 120 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We r