study of Jewish agricultural settlement in an organized form in the
Diaspora contributes to an understanding of the endeavors of Jews
improve their social and economic situation under the restrictive and
Jewish farmers’ efforts were a unique episode in the struggle for
in the Diaspora, whilst retaining Jewish values and life style.
phenomenon puts into perspective the positive character of Jewish
in the Diaspora, often besmirched and denigrated.
Research Contact: Chaim Freedman
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