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A kibbutz functions communally.
Communities succeed because the people involved in them know how to share. People must give something of their own on both sides to make things happen.
The people of the Second Aliyah were influenced by socialist ideas. Being dirt poor, they liked the idea of equality based on sharing.
Picture of the first Kibbutz, in Israel, Deganiah. Deganiah was built in 1909.
Every member of a Kibbutz owned everything in the community.
Jobs on a Kibbutz are meant to help the community; they have the purpose of keeping up the kibbutz itself.
In this century Kibbutzim produce many items to help the Israeli economy. There are different types of kibbutzim. Some are based on the production of toys, while others produce food.
Children living on Kibbutzim grow up to be great military commanders. They have a strong sense of responsibility and know how to be leaders of a group.