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Emek Hefer Welcomes Shimon Peres

By Robin B. Zeiger

The village of K’far Haroe (Emek Hefer) dressed up on June 6 in its finest to welcome Israel President Shimon Peres for a pre-Shavuot tekes and chagigah (ceremony and celebration). For only the second time in K’far Haroe’s history, we were graced with the honor of a visit from the head of state. Shavuot, known for its commemoration of the giving of the Torah, is also the holiday celebrating the harvest of the first fruits. Thus, its connection to agricultural life in Israel is very deep and long-stranding. In traditional style Kibbutz and Moshav style, K’far Haroe was out in full force to show off


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