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By David Leach

A attention-grabbing, non-partisan exploration of an incendiary region

Say the observe “Israel” this day and it sparks photos of partitions and rockets and a bloody clash perpetually. but for many years, the logo of the Jewish country 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 known as Palestine?

Chasing Utopia: the way forward for the Kibbutz in a Divided Israel attracts readers into the hunt 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 satisfy a brand new new release of Jewish and Arab voters suffering to forge a greater destiny jointly. Crisscrossing the country, Leach chronicles the debatable decline of Israel’s kibbutz flow 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 unique and enlightening portrait of a divided country the place desire persists opposed to the odds.

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