Merkaz Tzair

The Merkaz Tzair Youth Center continues to train young adults from Midreshet Beer Sheva, Mechinat HaNegev, and Mechinat Ha'Arava - religious and secular - to work in absorption centers in Beer Sheva with new immigrants from Ethiopia, on Jewish-Israeli heritage and culture.
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Nativ-USY in Yeroham

This is the 8th year that 35 American 18-year-olds have come to Yeroham for 4 months, February to May, for a program of  learning and community-based volunteering. They have dedicated a year of their lives between high school and university to the Netiv-Israel program. The progam in Yeroham, under the asupices of Atid Bamidbar, includes different volunteer placements in the town.

Israel Revealed to the Eye

This initiative in Yeroham documents the history of the town and its residents, and is another pillar in the communal archiving activity 'Yeroham Identity Card.' The archive, etablished in 1988 by the initiative of Atid Bamidbar, includes collections of documents, photographs, certificates, advertisements, and more that document the history of Yeroham and its residents and settlement in the Negev.


cultural encounter, social dialogue and mutual learning to overcome alienation between Ethiopian and Russian-speaking communal activists in Kiryat Gat.