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Kibbutz Volunteer


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ISBN 10: 0907638554 / ISBN 13: 9780907638551
Published by Vacation Work Publications, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1986
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Title: Kibbutz Volunteer

Publisher: Vacation Work Publications, Oxford, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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A working stay on a kibbutz in Israel has long been one of the classic stopovers for the working traveller. This unique guide to kibbutz life gives their historical background and lists comprehensive details of 200 kibbutzim including the types of work available, working hours, leisure activities, facilities and how to apply whether in advance or on the spot; it also conveys the special atmosphere of these unique working communities.
Kibbutz Volunteer also covers the other short term work to be found in Israel, both paid and unpaid, including working stays on Moshavim, voluntary conservation work, joining archaeological digs, fruit picking, jobs in the tourist industry at Eilat and other resorts, au pair and hotel work etc. In addition the book includes a detailed visitor's guide to Israel giving all the information a visitor needs from entry and visa regulations to where to stay, the main sites to visit, how to travel, beaches, bargaining, etc.

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This is the working traveler's guide to Israel and the Palestinian territories including: kibbutzim & moshavim, archaeological digs, tourism, conservation, au pair work, etc.
Part I - Visitors Guide to Israel - Includes practical information on: background, entry & visa regulations, money, food & drink, where to stay, transport, communications, health, shopping & bargaining, weather, holy days and holidays.
Part II - The Kibbutz - Historical background, types of work, hours, leisure activities, facilities, pocket money, accommodations, atmosphere, how to apply either in advance or in Israel, Kibbutz Ulpan..
Part III - Moshavim and Other Work in Israel - Moshavim: types of work, recreation, how to apply, details of moshavim, list of 200 moshavim.
Other work: hotels and bars in Eilat and other resorts, domestic work, archaeology, work in hostels, volunteering, projects with the Palestinians.
Part IV - Kibbutz Guide - gives full details of over 200 kibbutzim listed alphabetically, maps showing location of kibbutzim.

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