A Day in the Life

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We asked our Negev Leadership Fellows to share
a glimpse into their daily lives.
Click below to see their photos, videos, and stories
about their communities, jobs, homes, and families.

alisa_speiser“To paraphrase Ben Gurion, the future of Israel depends on the success of our people in the Negev. Our future is here.”Allison Levine Speiser, Environmentalist
Highland Park to Merchav Am in 2009

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Arieh_Saposnik“The decision to make our home in Midreshet Ben-Gurion has turned out to be perhaps the best move we have made as a family.”
Arieh Saposnik, Israel Studies Professor, BGU
Los Angeles to Midreshet Ben Gurion in 2013

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“Lucky to be able to call Israel Home!”
Bernie Malaky, Steel Engineering & Contracting
NYC to Ashkelon in 2013

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shoshana
“This is not just for us…Its an opportunity for so many people to develop so many kinds of businesses.”
Shoshana Rappaport, Agricultural Entrepreneur
Englewood, NJ to Mitzpeh Ramon in 2008

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alisa_speiser “Only in the Negev can we live in this 4 bedroom house…”Danielle Weiss, Physician
Boca Raton, FL to Omer in 2013

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alisa_speiser “The people here in the south are warm to Olim and there is a real sense of community. The South feels like the ‘real’ Israel to me!”Ella King, Volunteer
England to Arad in 2013

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Lex Paul “Living here has not only given my life meaning and purpose, it has made me an idealist again.”Lex Paul, Director of Campus Life, Arava Institute
Los Angeles to to Kibbutz Keturah in 2013

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maayan_blum“As a girl who grew up in a Yishuv, I am loving the new city life.”Maayan Blum, Medical Student
Efrat to Beer Sheva in 2013

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Tracy_Weisberger“We are only 25 minutes away from the most beautiful beaches in Ashkelon, where we pretty much spent every waking moment in the summer.”Tracy Weisberger, Educator
Cincinnati to Even Shmuel in 2012

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Uri Silverman“I love being part of a supportive community where we have friends that we feel comfortable asking help of and they feel comfortable asking us.”Uri Silverman, Social Worker, IDF
Brooklyn, NY to Beer Sheva in 2013

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