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  • Makhtesh Ramon crater a school of rock in Israeli desert

    By Ryan Torok

    March 4, 2016 | 11:49 am

    David Ben-Gurion once said the Negev is the future of Israel, as 60 percent of the country’s land is in the desert.

    Things did not pan out the way the first prime minister of Israel planned, but one thing the Negev does have is a fascinating window into the nation’s past:...

  • Beresheet Hotel: A Desert Dream

    By Elyse Glickman

    April 10, 2013 | 7:56 am

    The two-year-old, five-star luxury resort not only raises the stakes for Negev Desert tourism but also puts visitors in touch with the Israeli south’s past and future.

    When the Beresheet hotel opened for business two years ago in the Negev Desert, Israeli President Shimon Peres...