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You Say Tomato…

“It took a while for me to get comfortable,” commented Rabbi Jonathan Stein of Shaaray Tefila of Manhattan and current CCAR President, after his stint as a tomato farmer at … More…

December 3rd, 2012 Activities, Places, South

Lotan, The Babybutz

Keeping the collective kibbutz life relevant and topical is the everyday mission of the very southern Kibbutz Lotan. Located in Israel’s arid Arava region, this young and relatively small community … More…

January 17th, 2011 Places, South

Celebratory Hikes

Weddings. Just the word alone is enough to harbor fear and excitement in a young couple. Caterers, wedding halls, music, invitations, the dress – its enough to make one want … More…

October 17th, 2010 Activities, Places, South

Storm Chasing

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Rainy days have become something of an event in Israel, particularly during winter seasons that have been fairly  parched. In the Negev Desert, where intense rains can quickly cause … More…

March 4th, 2010 Places, South

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