The Road to Jewish Civilization, Part 8: Food as Number One Priority
Israel, the Land of Milk and Honey, the birthplace of the Jewish People and the spiritual center of three religions, presents a unique combination of ancient history and a vibrant modern society, exotic scenery and rich culture. This 12-episode documentary series, produced by CCTV - Chinese Central Television in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel in Beijing, introduces the Jewish People and the story of the State of Israel and its development in a historical, comprehensive and systematic manner to Chinese audiences. The series is narrated in Chinese with English subtitles Episode 8: Food as Number One Priority Agriculture is one of Israel's most impressive pillar industries. Israeli agricultural organizations have distinctive features. There are three forms, namely the publicly-owned collective farm (the kibbutz), the collective cooperative (the moshav) and the privately-owned rural household (the moshava). The land, owned by the state, is leased out by the government to the agricultural organizations to carry out agricultural production, and provides necessary support. Many Jews started out at these agricultural organizations. After decades of painstaking efforts, they enjoyed great success. What are kibbutzes and moshavs like today? What do people living there think about? This series, produced by CCTV - Chinese Central Television in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel in Beijing, introduces the Jewish People and the story of the State of Israel and its ...