Beit Alpha

Beit Alpha SlideBeit Alpha is a kibbutz near the West Bank and Mt Gilboa. Growing up on a kibbutz is somewhat unconventional, as the playgrounds are often formed from everyday objects that would give many American parents heart palpitations.

Beit Alpha PlaygroundPlaygrounds look like junkyards, with the philosophy behind them being that children develop better when they can think of multiple uses for items. (And learn how to avoid tetanus without being coddled.)
Beit Alpha CowsBeing a kibbutz, there is agriculture and farming. Beit Alpha had a lot of Thai farmhands.
Beit Alpha Thai Farmhand

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