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The Virtual Kibbutz
For over fifty years, the magnificent oak tree stood as a solitary landmark in the middle of the valley, witnessing the cool, wet winters and the hot, humid summers. Young pioneers established a new kibbutz nearby, celebrating their collective way of life in the shade of the tree. Decades later, the kibbutz is not the same. Its members' idealism has changed. Can the community still be considered a kibbutz? In this debut collection of stories, the a...