Once, it was where kibbutz members would gather daily to have meals together and attend to communal issues, such as voting on how to spend their money on fixing tractors. But today, the huge hall that was a gathering point for farm workers from Kibbutz Nir Am is undergoing drastic changes.
The hall - which functioned as a communal meeting point like a town hall would in Singapore - is filled with construction workers busy remodelling the premises.
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