The Eilot Regional Conservatory – a musical family

On August 17, 2022, a representative orchestra of the Hevel Eilot Music Center went to play at the Southern District Managers’ Conference of the Ministry of Education in Be’er Sheva. An orchestra of twenty children with their instrument teachers decided together on the creation, the arrangement, and the nature of…

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The inauguration of a robotic observatory at Kinneret College

Recently, an advanced and innovative robotic and automatic observatory was inaugurated. The observatory was established at Kinneret College with the support of ICA in Israel and JNF. The observatory will enable educational and astronomical experience for adults and students in the Galilee and the Jordan Valley. The uniqueness of this…

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Nof Edom Elementary School: Pupils at Archeological Dig

Nof Edom Elementary School, located in the Southern Arava near Kibbutz Yotvata, has 630 pupils from grades 1-6. Its uniqueness lies in the diverse study programs. Every village in the Eilot region uses electricity from its own sources (clean solar energy). The school, not connected to the national electricity grid,…

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A Visit to Kibbutz Neot Semadar

For those members unfamiliar with Kibbutz Neot Semadar, I would like to point out that this unique kibbutz in the southern Arava is very isolated from urban settlement. Its solitude has created excellent astronomical conditions for the establishment of the largest scientific Telescopic Center in Israel, built by the Weizmann…

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Science Youth Building in Yeruham

Hi Members, A year ago ICA granted for the reconstruction of the educational Science Youth building in Yeruham. Last Thursday it was my pleasure to inaugurate the nice building. Two floors containing 8 classes and 4 labs serve 3 elementary schools, 1 high school and two religious yeshivas for boys and…

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Dror Galil: High School for the Future

I recently visited several places of interest and I would like to share The High School for the Future with you. This school, located in the advanced industrial park of Tefen, provides a suitable option for less capable populations in the rural and urban Galilee periphery. It is located in…

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ICA Sites of Interest in Northern/Central Negev

The tour and visits took place on Monday, May 9, 2022 by a tourist grade mini-bus. Participating members: Zeev Miller; Yoki Lotan; Yafa Ben-Ami; Tal Grad; Yona Chen; Avner Hermoni; Doron Weiss; and Eli Lachmani. Zohar Farm in the Desert A farm owned and operated by an individual family of…

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Distributed Grid Demonstrator Game – First Half Year Summary

The Distributed Grid Demonstrator Game (temporary name) was developed by the FSight company and Kibbutz Ma’ale Gilboa with the support of ICA in Israel. The aim of the game is to introduce the player to the world of renewable energy and especially the interrelationships between the various technologies in an…

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Desert Stars

Today, a cornerstone laying ceremony was held for the Bedouin Youth Village “Desert Stars”. In about two years, about 700 middle school and high school students will study in the youth village. The youth village believes in leadership and educates its students in the direction of leadership in the Negev…

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