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  • "Park Darom" Celebrates Inauguration
    In a moving ceremony held on Thursday, March 15th, Park Darom was inaugurated on HaGdudim Street in the "Darom" neighborhood of Be'er-Sheva.

    The park covers an area of about 2.5 acres
  • Thousands of Students Participate in the "Dancing School" Conference
    The annual dance school conference took place on Wednesday, the 14th of March, at the PICA training center in Be'er-Sheva (near the Conch Arena). It was a colorful dance activity, attended by thousands
  • The Yitzhak Navon Elementary School Inaugurated in Neve Ze'ev
    On Tuesday, the 13th of March, the Yitzhak Navon School, was inaugurated at an impressive ceremony. Yitzhak Navon was the fifth President of the State of Israel. The school covers an area of 2.6 acres
  • The 10th Annual Bike Expedition in Memory of Yossi Chiprut
    Hundreds of people participated in the exciting cycling expedition in memory of Yossi Chiprut, which was held on Sunday, March 11th, in the Be'er-Sheva River Park. This was the 10th such event since Chiprut
  • The Be'er-Sheva Miracle March: Thousands of students take part in the unique activity
    Thousands of third graders from elementary schools in Be'er-Sheva participated (Tuesday, March 6th), in the Be'er-Sheva Miracle March - an activity in which they learned about various sites throughout
  • "Ironi is the New Green": Be'er-Sheva Joins Quality of Life Alliance
    The Be'er-Sheva Municipality is proud to join the "Alliance of Cities for Quality of Life and the Environment" - the new environmental program of 15th Forum (the Forum of Independent Cities in
  • Ceremony of Farm for Agricultural Education and Environmental Sciences in Be'er-Sheva

    The impressive ceremony for the naming of the Moshe Danon (RIP) Farm for Agriculture Education and Environmental Sciences took place on (Sunday, February 25) in Kiryat Bats, near the technical school

  • Dozens of Institutions in Be'er-Sheva To Produce Own Energy
    The municipality of Be'er-Sheva has begun installing photovoltaic cells (solar cells) to produce electricity from solar radiation, on the roofs of dozens of educational and public institutions in the city,
  • The Be’er-Sheva Municipality Posts Tender for Renewal of Rager Blvd.
    The Rager Boulevard Renewal project is one of the main projects being promoted by the municipality together with the Ministry of Construction and Housing and the Umbrella Agreement Administration. This
  • Be'er-Sheva Completes First Round of Israel's "Technological Core"
    The graduation ceremony of the first class of Israel's "Technological Core" group was held recently at the Center for Digital Innovation (CDi) at the High-Tech Park in Be'er-Sheva. As part of
  • Third Building Inaugurated at Gav-Yam Negev High-Tech Park
    Gav-Yam, of the IDB Properties and Construction Group, together with the Municipality of Be'er-Sheva and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev inaugurated the new, and third stage of the Gav-Yam Negev
  • The Be'er-Sheva Municipality, Awards Scholarships to Outstanding Athletes
    The scholarship awards ceremony for outstanding athletes was held at the beginning of the week (Monday, 29/01) at the Be'er-Sheva Municipality building. This is the eighth year that the municipality, through
  • Planning of the Be’er-Sheva Light Rail Begins
    Yesterday morning, the planning committee of the Be'er-Sheva Light Rail met for the first time, to begin planning one of the biggest, and, most important projects in the Negev for the next decade. 

  • A New Sports and Leisure Complex for Gimmel Neighborhood
    The new sports and leisure complex established by the Municipality of Be'er-Sheva on Ben Gurion Boulevard, in the old neighborhood of Gimmel, covers about 3 acres of land and includes turf court for training,
  • Over 1,540 New Bicycle Docking Stations Installed
    In recent months, the Be'er-Sheva municipality, via the Supervision Division has installed new bicycle anchorage facilities throughout the city. There are 1,548 anchorage facilities in 231 different locations
  • The Extreme Bike Park Underway
    The cornerstone ceremony for the "Bike Park," the extreme cycling area for bikers, took place Sunday (21.1) near the "Skate Park" compound at the north-west entrance to Be'er-Sheva.
  • The "Sportaf" Children's Facility Inaugurated in Ramot

    In an impressive and moving ceremony, on January 1st, an additional day-care facility for young children, the "Sportaf", was opened on Moshe Kheiri Street in the Ramot neighborhood. The center,

  • New Dog Park at Argentina Garden
    The new park was built in the Argentina Garden, the path of Dvora Baron, in the city. For our four-legged friends, accessories for the use of the dogs and their owners were installed: benches, signs,
  • Work Has Begun on Yotam Care Center
    The care center, in the Vav HaHadasha neighborhood, will provide solutions and treatment for people with developmental disabilities.

    The center, covering an area of 700 square meters, will include
  • Girit Preschool Created an Exciting Initiative to Teach about Food Allergies
    Girit Preschool in Be'er-Sheva is a unique facility - children's stories and literature is the area that is particularly prominent, and it is expressed in a variety of means of significant learning experiences
  • Innovation Labs Inaugurated in Be’er-Sheva
    A unique innovation lab, the first of its kind, was inaugurated on Dec. 21 in Be'er-Sheva.  (Thursday, 21/12) in Beer Sheva. The new lab, led by the Center for Digital Innovation (CDI-NEGEV), focuses
  • National Pride: Daniel Feinstein from Be'er-Sheva won first place in the "Piano Forever" Competition
    At the National Young Pianists competition, "Piano Forever," which was held recently in Ashdod, Daniel Feinstein, an 11-year-old piano player a 6th-grade student from the Alumot School in Be'er-Sheva,
  • Mayor Lights first Chanukah Candle at Beit Ha Aiver
    On December 12, the Mayor lit the first Chanukah candle at Beit Ha Aiver (House for the Visually Impaired) in Be'er-Sheva, in recognition of those with special needs, and the "Shvil Ha'Or" (Path
  • The Negev Environmental Award Awarded for 2017

    In a festive ceremony held recently with the participation of the mayor of Be'er-Sheva, Ruvik Danilovich, Vice President of Ben Gurion University, Prof. Dan Blumberg, Director of the Ministry of Environmental

  • For the first time in Israel, the "Technological Core Group"
    In Be'er-Sheva, the first graduating class of "Technological Core" began, in which young people from the United States came to Israel for a specialization program in the field of telecommunications,
  • “Together, we will breathe clean air” – Health conference held in Be’er-Sheva
    "Together, we will breathe clean air," the important conference, attended by leaders of Israel in the field of clean air was held last week, (Nov. 11) at the Be'er-Sheva Performing Arts Center.
  • The honorary Doctorate of Philosophy of Ben Gurion University Awarded to Mayor.
    An honorary Doctorate degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was awarded to Ruvik Danilovich, Mayor of Be'er-Sheva

    The Ben Gurion University of the Negev awarded the title of Doctor of Philosophy last week on November 23, to seven people at a special ceremony, which was the focus of the "Ben Gurion Day", the annual memorial day of the "Old Man".

    As part of the speeches that took place, "The signature of the mayor of Be'er-Sheva is evident in every aspect of the city's tremendous development. A multi-talented individual, who has promoted many diverse projects in the fields of education, youth, neighborhood rehabilitation, culture, and sports. Under his leadership, the city became prosperous and steadfast. A visionary leader who established Be'er-Sheva as a modern metropolis and whose vision of the long-term expansion and continuous efforts has led to the city being declared one of seven "Future Cities" in the world.

    The honorary Doctor of Philosophy degrees was awarded to Prof. Ruth Gavison, Prof. Shafi Goldwasser, Ruvik Danilovich, Prof. Eliyahu Katz, Sigalit Landau, Moshe Safdie and Menahem Pressler. During the ceremony, Amos Richmond was awarded the "Friend of the Negev" and the BGU President's Award was given to Deborah Tomer and Eliezer Carmel for a long-standing donation to the university.

    Mayor Danilovich related, "I am very excited to stand here, alongside exemplary figures, women, and men, who, due to their feverish imagination, their full faith and passion for life, have created a new future and made the world an exciting, intriguing and hopeful place."

    "My stance here today expresses a great victory, no, not mine, of that same simple child, from a simple family, who refuses to dream simply. One that experiences failures, deals with crises and learns from mistakes. The downside is not a barrier to success, because perfection does not exist in anyone. I am not willing to give up any glorious failure that I have earned honestly, with great effort, as a result of dreams, initiatives, and ideas. Failure gives rise to experience. Even more, I realized that it is the most important component of our success, of all of us," he continued.

    And this is the message, to every girl and boy who now sit in the classroom and feel frustrated that they are not equal, that they are disappointing their parents, who are not part of the measure of success and excellence that the system defined. Someone has to tell them the truth: there is not really one success index, and not everyone can or should reach that summit. This is completely wrong and different from the dynamics in which the world is run.

    Anyone can do it his/her way. There is no secret to success and do not look for a winning formula, just be yourselves. Believe in yourself! The people who made dramatic changes in the world and determined the fate of humanity are those who did not always fit into the established framework.

    Danilovich added: "You need the same spark, spiced with passion, and love. Yes, that simple commodity within the reach of every human being, for free, is the real key to success in life. It all begins with love: for human beings, for the city, for the state and for humanity. "

    The award was awarded by President of Ben Gurion University, Professor Rivka Carmi and Rector Prof. Zvi Hacohen.

  • International Car Accident Victims' Day took place in Be'er-Sheva
    The International day for road accident victims was marked this week (Sunday, November 19th) in Be'er-Sheva.

    In the moving ceremony that took place at 'ASE'  - the Bereaved Society of Road
  • sports activities for all ages
    In recent years, the Municipal Sports Department has been leading the assimilation of the sports culture and healthy way of life for the city population and promoting sports activities for all ages.

  • Inauguration of Beit Eliya: center for children visual impairments
    In a moving and impressive ceremony, on Thursday the 2nd of November, a new center was inaugurated for toddlers and children up to age six from Be'er Sheva and all over the Negev with blindness and visual