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 (kĭ-bo͝ots′nĭk, -bo͞ots′-)
A member of a kibbutz.


1. (Agriculture) someone who lives and works on a kibbutz
2. (Judaism) someone who lives and works on a kibbutz


(kɪˈbʊts nɪk, -ˈbuts-)

a member of a kibbutz.
[1945–50; < Yiddish kibutsnik=kibuts kibbutz + -nik -nik]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kibbutznik - a member of a kibbutz
kibbutz - a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
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And while Moshe still counts as a prominent figure, his brother, Yehuda (played by Yuval Boim), is all but unknown outside of Israel a lifelong Kibbutznik whose work was as a composer and music educator.
Caption: The original Uzi was designed by German-born Uziel Gal, a kibbutznik who went on to become a colonel in the Israeli Army.
She started by treating severely wounded kibbutznik soldiers, and in 1999 opened her Tel Aviv clinic to the general public.
101) An awareness of such expectations led many Yekkes, like Agnes Weiler Wolf's father, a fifty-two-year-old (102) lawyer, to choose moshavim or agricultural villages like Nahariya over kibbutzim: "my father is totally unfit to live in a collective community" writes Agnes, and she laughs at "the absurdity of turning [her] self-centered, individualistic father into a Kibbutznik.
In 2007, after a chance conversation with her mother, a kibbutznik, Donahaye stumbled upon the collusion of her family in the displacement of Palestinians in 1948.
On the contrary, after deciding that he was not comfortable handling live chickens and switching to another job, one of the kibbutznik calls him "gveret" (lady), impugning his masculinity because he "doesn't like the chickens.
In the kibbutz archive, the kibbutznik is the archon, the Arab is the outsider, and the Moroccan Jew Abutbul is an outsider, too, but slightly less so.
Critique: Golda Meir, born Golda Mabovitch, (May 3, 1898-December 8, 1978) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel.
In the small city of Sderot located at a spitting distance to Gaza, I visited a friend who is an urban kibbutznik.
Another, Avital Geva, becomes a conceptual artist who eventually immerses himself in a project, a greenhouse, that is one part representation and one part exemplification of the kibbutznik ethos--if that ethos were entirely an exercise in the art of living and not at all a practical component of state-building.
At noon, when the kibbutznik in charge shouts, "Break time
For the trained eye of a kibbutznik, it was ideal for agricultural machinery.