City: Ofakim
Number of Members: 100
Areas of Focus: Sustainability, Tourism, Culture

Ahuzat Negev is a diverse community of secular, religious, young and old residents from all over Israel building a life together in Ofakim. A historically poor town, Ahuzat Negev focuses on activities that raise the status of Ofakim in the eyes of its residents. The community consists of about 60 families and operates four main projects in the city:

  • A social tourism business that takes tourists through the city on bicycles
  • Center for Sustainability
  • Town Archive - that tells the story of Ofakim’s residents for the first time
  • Activities that build community - meetups, celebrating holidays together, cultural classes, etc.
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Hours Volunteered by Members Each Year
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Community Events each Year

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