Actors playing Jewish members of the HeHalutz movement carrying oranges, as part of the national ceremony for the 70th anniversary of Israel. Emil Salman

Is There Anything Left to Squeeze Out of Zionism's Former Symbol?

Shrinking citrus groves have reduced the economic importance of oranges, but farmers, artists and high-tech professionals are now looking to give the golden fruit new meaning

For the past 70 years, the orange has been the leading candidate for the title of the “symbol of Israeli culture.” Oranges have represented Israel on every possible platform around the world. They’ve appeared...

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