Merchav Am

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To us in Western Australia, Allison Speiser is the face and voice of Merchav Am. It was great to be able to visit her on her territory! She kindly met me at Yad Vashem and drove me the two hours down to the yishuv in the Negev.

Merhav Am – Wikipedia

Merhav Am (Hebrew: מֶרְחַב עַם‎, lit. Nation’s Expanse) is a religious community settlement in southern Israel. Located in the Negev desert between Yeruham and the kibbutz of Sde Boker, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ramat HaNegev Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 333.[1]

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merhav_Am

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Reaching our destination

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The playground,  kindergarten and shul

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The Community Centre

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On the way back to Beersheva

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Merchav Am

It’s been three years since JNF WA began its partnership with Merchav Am. From a dusty desert yishuv with no green spaces, to the signature JNF WA Playground and landscaping and garden areas for the Community and Early Learning Centres, the first phase of our long-term partnership is fully funded and almost complete. This community, deep

Source: www.jnf.org.au/project-items/merchavam/

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One Reply to “Merchav Am”

  1. Eli boker tov….
    I see you visited Merchav Am, my neighbors just 10 minutes north of Kibbutz Sde Boker…
    Yeshuv nehedar 🇮🇱
    Shabbat shalom umavorach,
    Brenda Habshush.

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