(photo credit: Yocheved Miriam Russo)
Eighteen months ago, something new and exciting started to happen down south.
“For the first time ever, Beersheba began enjoying a large influx of
English-speaking new immigrants,” says Miriam Green, Southern Branch counselor
for the Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel (AACI).Since
1948, Beersheba has served as “immigrant city” for tens of thousands of
newcomers, but very few hailed from English-speaking countries.