One of Israel’s oldest surviving kibbutz dining halls gets another chance

30.05.2011                      26.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 41 des Omer

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One of Israel's oldest surviving kibbutz dining halls gets another chance

Structure built in 1950 will be preserved for its historical significance.

Daniel Harpaz, at more than 80 the oldest member of Kibbutz Yizrael, is the engine behind the renovation of a small wooden hut that served as the heart of the kibbutz in its first decade and a half of existence.
The unprepossessing building located in the center of the kibbutz, just 200 square meters large, was built in 1950, two years after the kibbutz was founded. It served as the dining hall for 15 years, and is now one of the only surviving kibbutz dining halls from the period, Harpaz said….