New roots for the uprooted

Two years since evacuation of Gush Katif: "KKL-JNF Alone Keeps Promises." Community of Halutzit is pioneering face of 2007 Zionist renewal.

July 18, 2007 14:52
Halutzit Sign 298.88

Halutzit Sign. (photo credit: Courtesy)

In recent months a modern miracle has been taking place on the sand dunes of Halutza: these unending dunes, which for long years had been host only to tank battalions training under the relentless sun, are now being used to grow peppers. The community of Halutzit 1&4 is the pioneering face of Zionist renewal in 2007. At present the area is populated by KKL-JNF heavy engineering equipment, transporting thousands of cubic meters of sand from dune to gully, leveling the terrain for construction of greenhouses on the one hand, while on the other hand, digging and preparing ground for the infrastructure of the two new communities. All this is being done with the help of Friends of KKL-JNF worldwide, including KKL-JNF America and KKL-JNF Canada, who have enlisted in efforts to achieve this important objective. Click here to read the full article>>> Sponsored content

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