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The Fall of a SparrowThe Life and Times of Abba Kovner$
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Dina Porat

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804762489

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.001.0001

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The Kibbutz Rebbe

The Kibbutz Rebbe

“I am Alone in the Fields”

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(p.295) Sixteen The Kibbutz Rebbe
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The Fall of a Sparrow
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.003.0022

This chapter details Kovner's activities in Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh, where he lived and worked for forty years, from the time he joined in 1946 until his death in 1987. Determined neither to allow the Holocaust to erase East European Jewish culture nor to permit Zionism and the kibbutz to beget a lifestyle devoid of ceremony and Jewish content, Kovner tried to create a new kind of community at Ein Hahoresh. Beginning in the early 1950s, in a community that in theory was supposed to distance itself from Jewish tradition and create a new lifestyle, he forged his own synthesis between old and new.

Keywords:   Abba Kovner, Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh, Jewish community, Jews

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