Kibbutz Nir Am

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A Brief History of Kibbutz Nir Am

A Brief History of Kibbutz Nir Am

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

Moshe Smilansky: A Zionist Pioneer & Author

Moshe Smilansky: A Zionist Pioneer & Author

From the website of the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature, this short article provides basic biographical information about Moshe Smilansky (1874-1953), a pioneer of the First Aliyah and

Kibbutz Nir Am: Life Under Threat

Kibbutz Nir Am: Life Under Threat

In this i24NEWS segment (02:23), Dana Bar-On from Kibbutz Nir Am describes how residents attempt to go on living a normal life in the pastoral community, despite the constant threat of

Living with Terror Rockets, Tunnels, Balloons & Kites in Kibbutz Nir Am

Living with Terror Rockets, Tunnels, Balloons & Kites in Kibbutz Nir Am

This heartbreaking video (03:01) reveals the reality of living under the constant threat of terror attacks in Kibbutz Nir Am, which has suffered from years of rocket attacks, underground terrorist

KKL-JNF: Making the Desert Bloom

KKL-JNF: Making the Desert Bloom

Produced by KKL-JNF, this video (04:40) shows how JNF’s Australia’s contributions to innovative water solutions in the Negev Desert have supported the growth of agriculture, economy and community in Southern

KKL-JNF’s Acquisition of Land in the Negev Desert (1941-1950)

KKL-JNF’s Acquisition of Land in the Negev Desert (1941-1950)

From the website of KKL-JNF, this article details the organization’s activities from 1941-1950, focusing on the the establishment and support of new settlements in the Negev Desert, formally establishing the

Supporting Israel’s Innovative Water Solutions

Supporting Israel’s Innovative Water Solutions

Produced by the JNF, this video (05:54) looks at the organization’s contributions to innovative solutions to Israel’s water crisis, including the treatment, recycling, and collection of waste and runoff water, aquifer

JNF Projects: Environment, Nature, Education

JNF Projects: Environment, Nature, Education

Produced by KKL-JNF Worldwide, this video (03:19) introduces three JNF Australia projects in Israel: a playground and landscaping proejcts in the agricultural community of Merhav Am in the Negev, a

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Anecdotes

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The Assaf Siboni Observatory

The Assaf Siboni Observatory

Produced by a tourist to the site, this video (01:23) presents the view from the Assaf Siboni lookout point, located near Kibbutz Nir Am, which provides an excellent vantage point over

Yanchik Hill Memorial & Lookout

Yanchik Hill Memorial & Lookout

This post presents two photographs of the Yanchik Hill memorial and lookout point located outside of Kibbutz Nir Am. The first photograph features a sculpture of Yaakov (Yanchik) Gavri (1916-1986),

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