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By David Leach

A interesting, non-partisan exploration of an incendiary region

Say the note “Israel” this day and it sparks pictures of partitions and rockets and a bloody clash forever. but for many years, the logo of the Jewish nation was once the noble pioneer draining the swamps and making the deserts bloom: the mythical kibbutznik. So what ever occurred to the pioneers’ dream of founding a socialist utopia within the land referred to as Palestine?

Chasing Utopia: the way forward for the Kibbutz in a Divided Israel attracts readers into the search for solutions to the defining political clash of our period. Acclaimed writer David Leach revisits his raucous stories of lifestyles as a kibbutz volunteer and returns to fulfill a brand new iteration of Jewish and Arab electorate suffering to forge a greater destiny jointly. Crisscrossing the kingdom, Leach chronicles the arguable decline of Israel’s kibbutz stream and witnesses a renaissance of the unique imaginative and prescient for a peaceful utopia in unforeseen corners of the Promised Land. Chasing Utopia is an pleasing and enlightening portrait of a divided state the place wish persists opposed to the odds.

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