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Israel’s collective agricultural communities (moshavim) have put out a world-wide call for volunteers urgently needed to Dani Kritchman, an Israel Aliya Center emissary specializing in moshavim, this is the first time these agricultural settlements have recruited volunteers. “Until now moshavim have been able to handle their harvests from within the country. Moshavim have grown, however, and their needs today are greater,” he said Moshavim seeking volunteer help are located in the Arava, Sinai, Red Sea area and Galilee and the primary crops to be harvested between now and April include flowers, melons and peppers.

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