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1969's Mixed Bag of Pickles

pickles-2 In amongst the lemon trees ... (from left) Brian Kaplan, Livia Edelstein, Stephen Schulman. Les Mirkin on the ladder and the upraised hand holding a cigarette would belong to Alan Michaels, resting his head on Livia. The picture was taken by Robin, our ulpan photographer
Before going out to the orchards for the morning citrus picking, Brian Kaplan and Stephen Schulman, with the ‘infamous’ Flash, relax on the kibbutz lawns

 The morning of the 2nd February 1969 dawned. Amongst a...
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Heroine’s Memory Honored

Heroine’s Memory Honored
The memorial to Hannah Senesh at Sdot Yam

Hannah Senesh . . . executed by the Gestapo

Sculpture on a wall in Sdot Yam

Kibbutz Sdot Yam is packed with physical beauty, incredible ...
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Kibbutz Building’s Tragic Past

The walls come tumbling down ... demolition of the building in December 2019
Kibbutz founder Kuba Doron breaking rocks for construction. The picture was taken in 1926 when the members were working on the building of the road to Afula – but Doron did the same thing again in the early 1930s to build the children's house

The dreidel memorial and name plaque in a rock commemorating the children who died, behind the concrete dreidel

A bleak day ... the extensively damaged children’s house after the 1948 Chanukah bombing

Story and photos by Lydia Aisenberg Almost a decade aft...
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Going Bananas

going-bananas

Illustration: Denis Shifrin Recalling the time a bunch of us...
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Ex Volunteer Kibbutz Movement Wants to Hear from You

Volunteers 1970's Kibbutz Volunteers from around the world
As part of the centenary celebrations of the kibbutz movemen...
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