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Preservation and Development in Zionist Thought
  1. Use the page of quotations available here.
  2. Read the quotations and consider the following questions:
  • From an environmental perspective, has Zionism harmed or helped the land of Israel?
  • Is opposition to development anti-Zionist?
  • What is "Green Zionism"? And is it important?



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Israeli Nature Poll

What is your favorite natural area of Israel?
 

Eco-Quote

"We must choose in this tradition the elements that constitute closeness to the soil, hallowing worldliness, and absorption of the Divine in nature; and reject in this tradition the elements that constitute remoteness from the soil, detached rationality, and nature's banishment from the presence of God. "

- Martin Buber

Did You Know?

More than 700 animal species and almost 3,000 plant species can be found in Israel today.

Mideast Green News



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