Digging up Israel’s Zionist history in a vegetable garden by the lake

17.10.2011                      19.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 3

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Digging up Israel's Zionist history in a vegetable garden by the lake

Exactly 100 years later, the Young Women's Farm is blooming again.

Dressed as a pioneer, as is required by his job as a guide at Hatzer Kinneret, Avshalom Ben-Zvi was weeding the vegetable garden behind the site's historic buildings on Sunday.
"I have trouble understanding how those pioneering men and women lived here, and all the more so when I'm working in the vegetable garden," he said, wiping sweat from his brow in the heavy heat that smothered Lake Kinneret's southern shore on Sunday….