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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

"Do not destroy trees by putting an ax to them, because you can eat their fruit. Do not cut them down. Are the field's trees people, that you should besiege them?"

- Deuteronomy 20:19

Did You Know?

Lions, cheetahs, Anatolian leopards and brown bears were indigenous to the land of Israel but from medieval times into the 1980s they were hunted to local extinction.

Mideast Green News



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