All posts tagged Ronit Fraid

A desert promise realised

IT was 1958 when former Israeli prime minister David Ben-Gurion shared his vision of settling Israel’s Negev desert with philanthropist Marc Besen in Sde Boker. 

JNF exit plans draw ire

TENSIONS have flared over a decision by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Victoria to end its long tenancy at Beth Weizmann Community Centre.

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Fulfilling Ben-Gurion’s dream

THE future of Israel lies in the Negev. That was the message from JNF Victoria at its annual dinner on Tuesday night as state president Helen Shardey and vice-president Ronit Fraid presented projects backed by the organisation.