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Putting Yeruham on the tourism map

Yeruham and its first woman mayor (see here previously) are keen to put the once neglected Negev town on the hospitality map. One of the initiatives is Culinary Queens in which non-profit Atid BaMidbar (Future of the desert) empowers women … Continue reading

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4th phase of Israel’s drone program

Israel’s National Drone Network Initiative reached its fourth phase (see here previously) with day and night flights above Gush Dan and Yeruham to integrate drones in routine activities such as transporting basic products and first aid. Drones will also be … Continue reading

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Hi-tech training for Negev Arabs and Jews

Founded in 2009, Israeli NGO A New Dawn in the Negev improves quality of life for Israel’s Bedouin community. Its Tech2Peace program in Yeruham trained 30 young men and women (15 Israeli Arabs and 15 Jews) in software development, graphic … Continue reading

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More women mayors

In the municipal elections, Dr. Einat Kalisch Rotem became the first female mayor of Haifa – one of Israel’s largest cities. Other new women mayors include Yeruham’s Tal Ohana, Gezer’s Rotem Yadlin, Emek Hefer’s Galit Shaul, Drom Hasharon’s Oshrat Ronen … Continue reading

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At risk teens make Hanukkiot from sand

A group of teenagers in the southern town of Yeruham have been making holders for Hanukkah candles out of the multicolored sands found in southern Israel. These have then been sold to a chain of convenience stores and to companies … Continue reading

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Israeli teenagers come 2nd in International inventors competition

Six Yeruham youths won $5,000 by designing a “stick” that keeps the contents of a picnic basket cool. Breaking the stick causes chemicals to mix and freeze. It was the first time Israelis took part in FLL Global Innovation competition … Continue reading

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