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Israeli summer 2021: Sand surfing, rappelling and festivals

Over the last few years, the tourism sector in the Negev has undergone a big transformation, and there are many new attractions available to visitors.

Gun in a holster (Illustrative)

Suspect indicted for shooting at school full of children in Negev

The suspect is charged with carrying out weapons offenses including possession and carrying of weapons and ammunition, firing a weapon and other offenses.

Humans, neanderthals coexisted in the Negev desert 50,000 years ago

The study also found that Boker Tachtit is the earliest known migration point from Africa for early Homo Sapiens (humans) from the Levant region.

Can the incoming gov't change Israel's approach to the Negev Bedouin?

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: The incoming government might try a different approach, actually working with Bedouin communities and seeking to legalize some houses so that they are officially on the map.

Girls walk on the outskirts of the Bedouin city of Rahat, southern Israel

Government move to help Bedouins is imperative - editorial

The Bedouin community needs support, and the government should be coordinating that support.

For the Negev's sake, Israel's politicians must put egos aside - opinion

The gov’t should promote the transition of the IDF C4I and Intelligence Campus to the Negev and turn Beersheba into the cyber capital of Israel.


First woman in the position: Anat Gold appointed Central Region Director at KKL-JNF

Anat Gold, 51, from Meitar, has been appointed Director of the Central Region of KKL-JNF. Gold broke the ‘glass ceiling’ as the first woman to be appointed manager in a KKL-JNF field position.

Swastika painted onto car in Negev kibbutz

"We are shocked by the swastika painted tonight in Kibbutz Hatzerim by antisemitic thieves who broke into vehicles."

Negev's sole Jewish-Arab discourse cultural center vacated by municipality

While it may seem that financial woes forced them to leave after over a decade, it actually goes back to disputes surrounding censorship with the municipality.

Illegal Bedouin settlements need Israel's support - World Likud

Bedouin communities suffer from extraordinary high rates of unemployment, poverty, criminal activity, violence against women, and Islamic radicalization.

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