Israeli Ambassadors Tour KKL-JNF Projects in the Negev

160 ambassadors and consuls who represent Israel in over 100 countries throughout the world took part in a tour of the Negev held in conjunction with KKL-JNF, the Or movement and the Israeli foreign ministry. The participants had the opportunity to observe KKL-JNF’s activities

By KKL-JNF STAFF
January 12, 2014 09:19
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Projects in the Negev-1

Projects in the Negev-1. (photo credit: KKL-JNF)

Israeli Ambassadors Tour KKL-JNF Projects in the Negev 

160 ambassadors and consuls who represent Israel in over 100 countries throughout the world took part in a tour of the Negev held in conjunction with KKL-JNF, the Or movement and the Israeli foreign ministry. The participants had the opportunity to observe KKL-JNF’s activities at first hand and see how the organization is developing the Negev for the benefit of all its residents, including the local Bedouin.

 “KKL-JNF’s activity in the Negev is the true modern-day Zionism, and it is changing the face of both the area and of Israeli society in general,” said Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the UN. “Nothing can compare with first-hand observation, with coming along to see how KKL-JNF is making the desert bloom.”

KKL-JNF World Chairman Efi Stenzler met with the members of the delegation in the course of their tour and told them: “The Negev is the growth engine of the Israeli State, and it’s very important that our ambassadors get a feel for what’s really going on here.”

The long tour of the various sites throughout the Negev revealed to the visitors a fascinating, complex and colorful mosaic of life in the desert.


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