Partner Communities

Lakiya

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Lakiya, or Laqye is a Bedouin town (local council) in the Southern District of Israel. Lakiya was founded in 1982 as part of a government project to settle Bedouins in permanent settlements. It is one of seven Bedouin townships in the Negev desert with approved plans and developed infrastructure (other six are: Hura, Tel as-Sabi (Tel Sheva), Ar’arat an-Naqab (Ar’ara…

Segev Shalom

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Shaqib al-Salam or Segev Shalom (Hebrew: שגב שלום) is a Bedouintown and a local council in the Southern District of Israel, southeast of Beer Sheva. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the population of Shaqib was 5,900 in December 2004. Its jurisdiction is 4,410 dunams (4.41 km²). Shaqib was founded in 1979 as part of a government project to settle Bedouins in permanent settlements, and declared a…

Sha’ar Hanegev

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Our Region Sha’ar Hanegev Council is spread out over 180,000 dunams (one dunam =1/4 acre) of land, containing 10 kibbutzim; one family farm, Shikmim; and the Ibim immigrant students’ village, Ibim. At this point in time the council has 2,500 permanent residents. This is an area abounding with challenges for its developing population and visitors alike. With the commencement of…

San Diego

San Diego is located in the Southwestern corner of California, the most Southwest state in the contiguous USA. The magnificent Pacific Ocean lies to the West, the Mexican border defines the Southern extent of the city, the mountainous deserts begin in the East, and Los Angeles is only 100 miles north. As the eighth largest city in America, San Diego…