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Bnei Dekalim

Written by on July 4, 2016
Bnei Dekalim

The Lachish region – located in the Northern Negev, in the center of Israel – is currently undergoing great expansion and development. One of the 20 settlements in the region is Bnei Dekalim which was started in 2013.  Bnei Dekalim is a 20 minute drive from the city of Kiryat Gat (45 minute drive to Be’er […]

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Kibbutz Lotan

Written by on February 17, 2015
Kibbutz Lotan

Kibbutz Lotan lies amidst the beauty of the Arava Valley in southern Israel, 40 minutes north of Eilat. Founded in 1983 by Reform youth movement graduates, Kibbutz Lotan is one of the youngest Kibbutzim in Israel. Its population is small, consisting of families, members, volunteers, students and tourists. At any given time, there are approximately […]

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Kibbutz Ketura

Written by on April 7, 2014
Kibbutz Ketura

Ketura is a desert kibbutz approximately 30 minutes north of Eilat in the Arava Rift Valley. It derives its name from a nearby hill, which is named after the second wife of Abraham (Genesis 25:1). Kibbutz Ketura is a community of 400-450 members, residents and children. About one third of the members are native Israelis, just […]

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Omer

Written by on March 4, 2014
Omer

Omer is an upscale town just north of Beer Sheva. Omer is known for its high socio-economic ranking. It is one of three municipalities to score 10/10, along with Kochav Yair and Savyon. Omer’s population is roughly 7000 residents. The majority of Omer’s population is secular and Ashkenazi, including both young families and senior citizens. Omer […]

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Mitzpe Ramon

Written by on October 20, 2013
Mitzpe Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon is a unique town due to its stunningly beautiful surroundings, perched on a cliff above the Makhtesh Ramon Crater (a World Heritage Site). The town has a population of approximately 5,500 residents, with a mix of veteran locals, artists who moved from the center of country, Hesder Yeshiva families and a small but […]

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Yerucham

Written by on June 4, 2013
Yerucham

Deep in the heart of Israel’s sunny Negev, located between Lake Yerucham and Israel’s Great Crater, sits the peaceful town of Yerucham. Yerucham is proud of its growing recognition as a center for education in the Negev. Yeruham was established in 1951. Until the 1990s, the majority of its residents came from North African communities, […]

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Ofakim

Written by on June 4, 2013
Ofakim

Founded with 50 families from North Africa in 1955, this city is expected to grow to 65,000 residents within the next 10 years. Aided by Project Alpha to expand the population as well as land development, this community is quickly becoming the center spot of the area. The government has shown a clear interest in […]

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Meitar

Written by on June 4, 2013
Meitar

Meitar, a southern gem of a town, was established in 1984 by a mixed group of secular and religious Jews. The feeling of openness and acceptance is a trademark of this friendly community. The town has only single-family private homes that are well laid out, and give the feeling of being in a Florida suburb. Local […]

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Even Shmuel

Written by on June 4, 2013
Even Shmuel

Even Shmuel is fast becoming a prime destination for Dati Leumi Olim. The Yishuv is currently growing at a robust pace, and the first wave of English-speaking Olim have already settled in. Founded in 1956 with 100 families, Even Shmuel is currently in the middle of a major expansion project. 280 families are in the […]

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Dimona

Written by on May 30, 2013
Dimona

This southern city, known to English speakers for decades as a backwater development town, has begun a wonderful process of transforming itself into a city that is now ready to absorb Olim from Western countries. Residents of this city benefit from a  Periphery Income Tax Break on salary earned, after having resided in the community […]

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