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...