Meet the community of Rahat

What do we offer?

Bedouin society in Israel is undergoing many changes and modifications, internal and external, in recent years. Let’s be exposed to internal social processes undergoing the largest Bedouin city in Israel through the personal story of a social activist. During the tour you recognize all the challenges facing the Bedouins in Israel, particularly in education. Tour hang around at various sites in cities that symbolize the transition to modernity roaming through the eyes of local guides.

Tour details:

  • Group size – up to 40 people.
  • The tour – an hour and a half.
  • Age – 16+.
  • You can arrange an authentic local meal (meal not kosher).

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Who we are?

New Dawn Negev Association was founded in 2009 and is located in a community based Rahat. Aims to create equal opportunities in education Bedouin society and believe in three major axes: education, employment and leadership. These are the basic elements for empowering youth and young Bedouin in the Negev. We believe the girl and young Bedouin society has huge potential waiting to break out, we want to give them the tools to do so, self-realization, leadership and responsible values ​​education that allows them to get out of the circles of backwardness and poverty and to be active citizens and civil society are involved.

Bedouin community of the Negev in Israel is a marginalized population homeland society, is a poor and low socioeconomic status in relation to Israeli society. Rahat is the largest Bedouin city in Israel, which are home to about 65,000 residents, more than 66% are children and young people under the age of 18, when 80% of the population under the age of 30.