Government plans posh Negev neighborhoods by Ofer Petersburg
State plans to attract affluent people in Israel to posh neighborhoods built in the heart of nature reserves, which were abandoned but will be rehabilitated form project. A new government project to attract affluent people in Israel to move to the Negev is underway: Construction of luxury neighborhoods in the heart of nature reserves, which were abandoned but will be rehabilitated for this project, Israel’s leading newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reports.The Office of Development of the Galilee and the Negev, the Israel Land Administration, and the Jewish National Fund developed a project to attract affluent population from the center of Israel and from abroad to the Negev. The new residents will get an area of 1-2 dunam (0.25-0.5 acres) where they can built their dream mansion in new neighborhoods, which will be constructed in nature reserves in large areas in Arad, Beer Sheva, Dimona, Mitzpe Ramon, Ofakim, and Yeruham. Article taken fromYnetnews-Money Section.
Thoughts by Keymah-And just think, it was said, "If they say unto you, behold, he is in the desert (Negev); go not forth." Yah Khai!!!