This short article from the Jewish Virtual Library provides historical background on Kibbutz Nir Am, an agricultural community located close to the Gaza border. The article tells of the founding of the Kibbutz in 1943, its role in bringing water to the Negev desert, its significance during the War of Independence, and its economy and industry today.
Photo credit: The featured image of Kibbutz Nir Am in 1950 is from the Kibbutz Nir Am photo archive. CC BY 2.5
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