During their visit, President Rueven Rivlin and German President Frank Walter Steinmeier were also briefed on climate change, desertification, and sustainability.
Sde Boker is some 70 kilometers (43.5 miles) from the Gaza Strip.
“My aim was to give people in this area the opportunity to read a traditional Jewish text and feel a connection through discussion and reflection,” Lederfein-Gilboa told the Magazine.
The 10-day musical journey will take hikers along the desert highlands between Sde Boker and Mitzpe Ramon before they head east to the Arava Valley.
The country’s highest temperature ever recorded was a torrid 54°C in Kibbutz Tirat Tzvi in the Jordan Valley on June 21, 1942.
The arachnids – members of the spider family – can strike anywhere, including in highly developed neighborhoods.