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Symbol of Jewish life honors legacies of four boys killed in Israel
“We needed to build a safe road for the communities,” said Shani Abrams Simkovitz, director of the Gush Etzion Foundation. “There was really nothing here. Now people can bicycle, walk freely on Shabbat and during the week and play—all on a well-lit recreational space.”
Safe play area, fire protection: Boosting life in Israeli towns on the precarious Gaza border
JNF support for those literally on the line of fire: Nine fire wagons contain industrial-sized water canisters, and can tackle the area’s rugged landscape faster and more effectively than firetrucks.