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  THE NEW GUYS ON THE BARKAI BLOCK

Intensive Arabic Semester students meet founder members of Kibbutz Barkai

 

Text & photos: Lydia Aisenberg

 

Thirty veteran members of Kibbutz Barkai recently met with overseas students participating in the 5-month MASA-Givat Haviva Intensive Arabic Semester based at the kibbutz.

The locals are used to seeing new faces in and around the 1949 founded Hashomer Hatzair kibbutz in Wadi Ari as this is the fourth term of the IAS program bringing students from the States, Britain, Germany, Bosnia, Czech Republic and Canada  to live and study in their community. more...