National Geographic : 1941 Aug
. Pix Tree Rows Are Spokes in a Bicycle-wheel Pattern Whose Sprocket Is the Circle of Houses-The Village ofNahalal Jews reclaimed waste swampland and built up this thriving fruit-farm area of Emek Jezreel in Palestine. Driving past themany such citrus-growing colonies in western Palestine suggests a trip through southern California or Florida's orange belts. Jewish migration to Palestine, inthelastgeneration ormore, has built up a population of more than 425,000. Few old people arrive. Immigrants have come largely from Poland and Germany.