Arad borders on the Judean Desert and the Negev. It is 48 km East of Be’er Sheva and 24 km west of the Dead Sea. The city was founded in 1962 as the first planned city in the State of Israel, and it offers its residents a high quality of life and a vibrant, lively community. It is known as a safe city and an ideal place to raise children.

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