kibbutz

Definitions:

  • A collective farm or settlement in modern Israel.
  • an Israeli communal{2} form of agricultural settlement. Originally it was predominantly agricultural and practiced a very high level of sharing, including collective rearing of children. More recently (by 1998) industries have taken over a significant role in the Kibbutz economy, and the level of sharing has dropped significantly.
  • A <xref>community</xref>, usually a <xref>village</xref>, based on a high level of social and economical sharing, equality, direct democracy and tight social relations.
  • a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively
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