Kanye West calls for a 'Christian kibbutz' movement
November 26, 2021
(JTA) — Kanye West’s trips to Israel clearly left a mark on the rap superstar.
In a wide ranging podcast interview released Friday, West — who recently changed his legal name to Ye — said he thinks Christians should form kibbutz communities, modeled off the Jewish versions, to help foster a sense of togetherness.
“We need Christian kibbutz[im], we can have communities,” West said on the “Drink Champs” hip-hop podcast.
He had to clarify the term to co-hosts N.O.R.E., a rapper, and DJ EFN, a record executive.
“Jewish people have this type of circular community … it’s lik...