Kibbutz Hatzor

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Avishai, volunteers coordinator in Kibbutz Hatzor

The gar'in of the kibbutz was founded by a group of Hashomer Hatzair graduates from Mandatory Palestine who gathered at Mishmar HaEmek in 1936. It was named as Kibbutz Eretz Israeli Gimel (Gimel is the third letter of the Hebrew Alphabet). In 1937, the members left Mishmar HaEmek and moved to Rishon LeZion and settled in a camp used by another gar'in that left to establish the kibbutz of Sha'ar HaGolan.

At Rishon LeZion the members were occupied in manual work at orchards, factories, road paving (for the Solel Boneh company) and established a carpentry shop and a Laundrette. In 1938, some of the members were sent for agricultural training in Beit Gan. In 1941, the gari'n absorbed a group of pioneers from Bulgaria, graduates of Hashomer Hatzair and in the years 1945 and 1946 two groups from the United States and Canada, graduates of the movement as well.

In 13 May 1943, a group of the gar'in members founded Gvulot, one of the three lookouts, the first Jewish settlements in the Negev. The members settled in Gvulot for three years where they worked the lands of the Jewish National Fund and asked to remain there as a permanent settlement. In 1946, Jewish establishments decided to give the land to members of kibbutz Nirim and in return the members of Kibbutz Eretz Israeli Gimel were given lands near Yasur.

Hatzor is a kibbutz with a rich culture and community life we celebrate the traditional holidays together, as well a verity of events for all ages throughout the year. kibbutz Hatzor is blessed with a lot of young people and 18-35 and young family’s .we also host at the kibbutz “Garein tzabar” is a group of 30 18 year old American Jewish program The kibbutz still has a Dining Room Open every day a restaurant and a pub .

Work places on the Kibbutz:  Our volunteers are working places are Gardening/ dining room and kitchen/kolbo the community grocery store / educational system of the kibbutz

The living accommodation of the volunteers in the kibbutz: We try to give our volunteers the best accommodation we can at the moment we are renovating the new complex of rooms and a club as our program is growing we provide maximum 2 in a room with a private shower toilet kitchen As well as bed mattress pillows sheets blankets and working clothes


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Please note that the information on this page is general information about the kibbutz. We cannot guarantee that you will be placed in this kibbutz. The placement in the kibbutz is decided only following an interview between the KPC staff and the volunteer, upon his arrival to our office in Tel Aviv. We are unable to commit a placement in the kibbutz in advance.