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A Very Fine House

Students join together to revitalize the Westwood Bayit.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/education/article/a_very_fine_house_20000908

The socialist experiment may have failed and the kibbutz movement may be struggling, but communal living is alive and well at the Westwood Bayit. Part of Jewish life at UCLA since 1974, the Bayit (Hebrew for house) is a cooperative living setup where young men and women commit to participating in Shabbat, kosher group cooking and dining, and Jewish programming.

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