Inside the kibbutz

A.H. Honza revisits the cooperative community of yesteryear

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In Clear Skies Above, author A.H. Honza weaves together images, metaphors, dreams and reality to create a reflection of Israeli society, including all the different kinds of people who don’t feel like they truly belong.

The story takes place on a kibbutz, in the early days of the Jewish State. In Honza’s description of life in this “cooperative community,” it turns out that not everyone cooperates. And the “welcoming committee” is not really welcoming.

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