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"Try to live and work on a kibbutz...." Israel Favorite Tip by SwedishViking

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  Banana bunch in the banana fields of the kibbutz
by SwedishViking

Favorite thing: To live and work on an Israeli kibbutz are an adventure and a once in a life time experience.
It’s a hard work for sure, working six days a week. Saturday (the Shabbat) is your day off but its fun and you meet a lot of people and you have an insight in the Israeli community.

The work can be every thing from taking care of kids to do the laundry or pick bananas or avocados in the fields... It's a hard work so are you lazy or afraid of hard work you better stay in your sofa and keep watch the TV...

You can apply to work as a volunteer in the "Kibbutz Office" in Tel Aviv. Come early in the morning, there use to be more people asking for job then there are jobs available...

You don't make a fortune as a volunteer. You have free food and accommodation and you also get some money (very little) to cover some expenses...

You don't become rich what money concerns but you become rich in your social life and the time on the kibbutz will always be a fond memory...

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  • Written Jan 28, 2005
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