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Concrete building in which members of Kibbutz Mishol live

In a nondescript building in the north of Israel, 150 people are striving to create societal transformation as part of a burgeoning “urban kibbutz” movement.

Aaron Torop
Horse drawn cart in mid-1940s omer festival on Israeli kibbutz

In the 1940s, two Israeli pioneers created a new Jewish holiday specifically for agricultural settlers who were bringing the Jewish people back to working the land.

Rabbi Reuven Greenvald

Of all things I love about Israel, I think there is one umbrella that captures most of them: The opportunity to live out, on a daily basis, a life of idealism.

Rabbi Neal Gold

Greetings from the Holy Land!  A land flowing with…environmental engineering and solar energy?

Sophie Golomb

…Thus said the Lord: I accounted to your favor the devotion of your youth, your love as a bride – how you followed Me in the wilderness, in a land not sown.

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein

In Palestine we must do with our own hands all the things that make up the sum total of life.

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein

by Marc Rosenstein

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