The large birds once roamed across the Middle East.
“A feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks.”
Israeli Arabs live in poverty while developed plots of land sit empty.
Making the Arava bloom.
Southern Israel’s ancient, and modern, capital.
Beersheba, city of the future.
Latin milestones mark the way.
Fifteen-hundred years ago.
Not just sheep and goats, but also pigs, antelope, and crocodiles.
Mizraḥi Jewry and the history of Israel’s southern frontier.
Boats in Beersheba.
A letter from the “development town” of Ofakim, where Jews from North Africa are helping to forge a new Israeli culture.
Or risk the Negev sinking into chaos.