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  Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - Tasting Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sde Boker, Merlot, 2000 (Advance tasting): Medium bodied, with a deep garnet color and soft tannins, this wine is generous in its plum, fl cherry and spice flavors.
Sde Boker, Merlot, 2000: Medium bodied and with abundant fl cherries and plums along with gentle hints of mint and spices, this well balanced wine is drinking nicely now and should hold its charms for another year or two.
Sde Boker, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2003 (Barrel Tasting): Still tight because of its youth but showing the promise to be firm and well focused, with a band of ripe currant, cherry, spice and anise flavors.
www.stratsplace.com /cgi-bin/search?t=tastingnotes&n=Rogov's&Winery=boker&Country=Israel&UserID=4   (676 words)

 Sde Boker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sde Boker area is one of the most beautiful areas of the country with impressive cliffs, large canyons, desert oases and of course a diverse and interesting wildlife.
This Kibbutz, located only few km to the north of Sde Boker campus, is a less visited site than the campus though it might attract many birds due to its intense and well-cared gardening.
The first one is from the entrance to Sde Boker campus, where you need to turn right in the square before the main gate and then again right on the next divergence.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Cove/8702/sites/sde_boker.htm   (3090 words)

 Sde-Boker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The kibbutz of Sde Boker owes its name to the closest mountain...
The vineyard at Sde Boker, in the region of Ramat Hanegev, is an...
Sde Boker is infused with the presence of David...
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 The Nation, 06/16/1956 - Outpost on the Negev. Heat, Dust and Sheep by Wakefield, Dan
Sde Boker was started in 1952 by a dozen Israelis who had come to Negev in the 1948-49 war with the Arab and caught the peculiar philosophic fever of the desert.
...The main camp of Sde Boker was cold and pale, the typical narrow kibbutz houses (long single-story buildings divided into four or five separate rooms) looking like a misplaced motel on the blank grey face of the dust that stared at the equally expressionless sky...
...But there is nothing between the borders and Sde Boker except the empty immensity of the Negev landscape, animated only by the shifting movements of the 'Beduins and bands of Arab' smugglers and raiders from Egypt and Jordan who move back and forth in the shrouded business of inter-tribal feuds and the hashish trade...
www.archive.thenation.com /Summaries/v182i0024_08.htm   (2004 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Surrounded by desert cliffs, Sde Boker is a small but well-cultivated and lush oasis in the Negev, a small center of shops and few institutes, including the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Ecology of the Ben-Gurion University.
Sde Boker has a close assosiation with David Ben-Gurion who is buried alongside his wife in a beautiful park on the south western side of the settlement.
The kibbutz, established in 1952 is a few kilometers north of Sde Boker itself, and the area is surrounded by fields and a chicken farm.
www.cjcr.cam.ac.uk /news/riders/boker.html   (188 words)

 East from Sde Boker, April 9, 2001: enlarged thumbnail preview of photos
Gnawed scull of a small animal in a cave at Nahal Darokh river 4.5 miles east from Sde Boker.
A waterfall and a trail bypassing it on Nahal Darokh river 4.5 miles east from Sde Boker.
Caves with traces of a dried spring on the left, at Nahal Darokh river 4.5 miles east from Sde Boker.
www.asergeev.com /pictures/archives/2001/198/browser1.htm   (432 words)

 Sde Boker Winery
After the decision was made to plant wine grapes at Sde Boker he decided that he wanted to make wine, to make a finished product and not just provide raw materials for others to use.
So after working in the orchards at Sde Boker for 13 years, (six of them as manager) he took a sabbatical with his family in 1995 from the kibbutz and returned to California.
It was in 1999 the he started Sde Boker Winery.
www.sde-boker.org.il /winery/EnWinemaker.html   (154 words)

 General Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Midreshet Sde Boker is a small community located in the middle of the Negev - a Spectacular desert area in the south of Israel.
The weather in Midreshet Sde Boker in July is hot and sunny during the day, cooler in the evenings and nights.
The changing rate is about 1 $ U.S. You should know that there is no bank is Midreshet Sde Boker, and no way to change there, and anyhow all banks are closed during the Israeli weekend.
www.boker.org.il /meida/interdis/medforum/general.htm   (376 words)

 Sde Boker - Beer-Sheva, April 9 - 10, 2001: enlarged thumbnail preview of photos
Caves in the upper side walls of the horseshoe formation of Nahal Darokh river 4 miles east from Sde Boker.
Caves along the trail on the eastern side of the horseshoe formation of Nahal Darokh river 4 miles east from Sde Boker.
A plant in a riverbed in Zin valley, 3 miles east from Sde Boker.
www.asergeev.com /pictures/archives/2001/199/browser1.htm   (428 words)

 Arutz 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The 30th anniversary of the death of Israel's first Prime Minister and the man who declared the State of Israel's independence, David Ben-Gurion, was commemorated today in the Negev community Sde Boker.
Ben-Gurion, who saw the flowering of the Negev as one of the major challenges of his generation, moved to Sde Boker in 1953, after the first of his two resignations from Israel's top office.
He quoted Ben-Gurion as having said that though Israel is militarily able to capture all of "western Land of Israel," it would then not be able to be both Jewish and democratic because of the large number of Arabs living there.
www.israelnn.com /print.php3?what=news&id=53720   (360 words)

 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva, Israel
This beautiful little flycatcher with its ‘wheatear-like’ tail pattern is a rather scarce passage migrant in Israel, mostly in the latter part of the autumn with a handful also recorded in spring.
Amit was lucky enough to detect a small passage of Red-breasted Flycatchers at Ben Gurion College, Sde Boker with up to three present in late October.
His notes recorded the following; 22.10.03- 1 at the desert research center 23.10.03- 1 at the Caravan neighborhood 26.10.03- 2 new individuals, one at the Lego neighborhood and one at the desert research center, with the individual from the 23rd still present, bringing today’s total to 3 birds.
www.birdingisrael.com /birdNews/inFocus/rbfc   (716 words)

 Ecological Desert Workshop | Ecosystems | geological sites
This 8 days (7 nights) spectacular active ecotour, by the field school of the Sde Boker Environmental College, includes comprehensive exploration and experience of study by travel through the Negev ecosystems.
Arrival at Sde Boker Environmental Collage for lunch.
The variety of habitats in Sde Boker region allows animals of many species to make their homes here.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/11280.html   (600 words)

 Avdat - Sde Boker, February 15, 2001: enlarged thumbnail preview of photos
Crossing Nahal Divshon creek, 1.5 miles south from Ben Gurion College at Sde Boker.
A spring flower among flint stones 1.5 miles south from Ben Gurion College at Sde Boker.
View of Ben Gurion tomb (in the center) and Ben Gurion College at Sde Boker from 1 mile distance to the north on the opposite side of 100 m deep Tzin canyon (the serpent road goes down to Ein Avdat Reserve).
www.asergeev.com /pictures/archives/2001/178/browser1.htm   (450 words)

 The Jewish Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
David Ben-Gurion wasn’t automatically welcomed when he applied for membership to Kibbutz Sde Boker wanting nothing more than to integrate as a member of its impoverished, idealistic ranks.
Upon his second resignation in 1963, Ben-Gurion returned to Sde Boker and lived there until his death a decade later.
While Ben-Gurion’s goal was just to fit in at Sde Boker, it soon became clear he needed to work in a more controlled environment with less exposure to the elements and more security.
www.thejewishweek.com /news/newscontent.php3?artid=5645&print=yes   (983 words)

 Kibbutz Sde Boker - www.ezboard.com
I was at Sde Boker from September 1978-January 1979.
I stayed "Sde Boker" at may, 1998 ~ july.
I recently saw a clip about Sde Boker on TV.(I didn't know that they have a tape factory.) There was a guy being interviewed with red hair and a mustache.
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 boker midreshet sde Boker Ceramic Boker 5-1/2-Inch Power Grip Ceramic Knife with Presentation Box   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The knife has a low tip with a broad blade and a slightly curved cutting edge.
Lightweight but not flimsy, balanced in hand, and super-sharp, it feels like a surgeon's instrument--and it cuts as smoothly and precisely as one.
Boker Ceramic line Boker Ceramic line offers you four blade sizes and shapes, with handles especially designed for them, made of fiberglass-reinforced Delrin®.
www.junglebee.com /p/boker-ceramic/boker-midreshet-sde.html   (151 words)

 Sites help tell the story of the building of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ben Gurion planted the tree, a tiny sapling, more than three decades ago, just a few years after he moved to the kibbutz, called Sde Boker.
Driving north from Mizpe Ramon toward Beersheba and then on to Tel Aviv, Sde Boker is one of three sites that offer visitors interesting perspectives on Israel's founding.
A short distance away from Sde Boker is the Israeli air force museum.
www.jewishaz.com /jewishnews/970509/desert-sb1.html   (503 words)

 Israel birdwatching trip report
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus - Seen at Sde Boker and Ein Gedi (breeding population).
Orchard near Sde Boker and in the village at Neot.
Common around Ein Gedi and, in particular, at Sde Boker (6+ in the High School garden one morning).
www.angelfire.com /ga/wheatear/israel.html   (2536 words)

 Water Science & Technology 42:10 (2000) 111-118 - P van der Steen et al. - The effect of environmental conditions on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The effect of environmental conditions on faecal coliform decay in post-treatment of UASB reactor effluent
Water Environment Center, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Kiryat Sde Boker 84990, Israel.
The removal of faecal coliforms (FC) in waste stabilization ponds is partly caused by natural decay processes.
www.iwaponline.com /wst/04210/wst042100111.htm   (502 words)

Ben-Gurion, who proclaimed Israel's independence on May 14, 1948, was its first leader as Chairman of the Provisional State Council from May 14th to May 17, 1948, when he became Prime Minister and Chaim Weizmann became President.
He had joined Kibbutz Sde Boker in the Negev in 1953 and made his home there.
In June 1970, Ben-Gurion retired from political life and returned to Sde Boker where he died at the age of 87 in 1973.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/9_2004/world_leaders/29469-PRIME-MINISTER-DAVID-BEN.htm   (320 words)

 Hiking in Israel
The trail down is done mainly by sliding though Michal likes to bouce down in the soft sand all the way to the bottom.
Not far from the end of the trail is "Sde HaBulbosim" a field of round rocks that look like giant potatoes.
Ibex at En Avdat near Sde Boker: This is a short hike starting just south of Sde Boker.
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Trails/7271/desert.htm   (2014 words)

 Trecks in the Negev Desert - Midreshet Sde Boker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Trecks in the Negev Desert - Midreshet Sde Boker
They are arranged by geographical areas: Sde Boker, the Nitzana area and the western border, Mizpe Rimon, and the Large Canyon area (Machtesh Gadol).
The descriptions can be accessed either through the map or the list.
netdays.org.il /pr2000/p019c.htm   (116 words)

 Midreshet Sde-Boker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Both the kibbutz and the Midreshet were inspired and guided by David Ben-Gurion, Israel's founding prime minister who had a vision of building a thriving Jewish culture in the previously arid Negev:
"Many institutions are consolidated at Sde Boker under the double sign of the desert and of the cultural heritage of Ben Gurion.
An Arid Zones Research Institute is entrusted with promoting models for the development of the desert.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Midreshet-Sde-Boker.htm   (273 words)

 Birdwatching tour guide, Jonathan Meyrav, Israel
At the age of 15 Jonathan moved south for his high school studies at the Ben Gurion College for environmental studies at Sde Boker.
At Sde boker Jonathan was able to spend whole days monitoring migrants and taking part in surveys and research programs.
He rapidly grew to appreciate the more complicated families such as Larks and Wheatears and the incredible settings of the birding hotspots of southern Israel.
www.birdingisrael.com /toursBooking/birding_tour_guide_jonathan.htm   (449 words)

 The Wine & Food Forum at Strat's Place: Five Israeli reds
Tishbi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kerem Sde Boker, Special Reserve, 1999: Perhaps reflecting that this wine was made from a vineyard located in the heart of the Negev Dessert, it is not so much earthy and herbal as it is marked distinctly by green olive and spice flavors.
Full bodied and still tight and tannic because of its youth but already showing signs of opening to reveal ripe and well focused fl cherry and currant flavors, this generous wine, with its long aftertaste, promises to drink very well from 2003 — 2006 or longer.
All the wines were opened 1 hour before the tasting to allow dissipation of any bottle stink or unwanted odours; and all present had the opportunity to return and re-taste any of the preceding bottles at the end.
stratsplace.zeroforum.com /zerothread?id=4039   (1016 words)

 Israel Nature & National Parks Protection Authority - Site page
In 1953 he and Paula were accepted as members of Kibbutz Sde Boker and in 1963 the then-former Prime Minister and his wife made their permanent home in a modest cabin at the kibbutz.
An audiovisual presentation on Ben-Gurion's life and vision is available; visitors can call the museum at (07) 653-2717 to arrange for a screening.
The national park is on Route 40 (Beersheva-Mitzpe Ramon), near the Ben-Gurion Campus for Education and Research, 3 kilometers south of Kibbutz Sde Boker.
www.parks.org.il /ParksENG/company_card.php3?NewNameMade=&from=&CNumber=337300   (244 words)

 I stayed in Sde Boker in 96,97 and 98 - www.ezboard.com
I stayed in Sde Boker in 96,97 and 98 - www.ezboard.com
> I stayed in Sde Boker in 96,97 and 98
I stayed in Sde Boker in 96,97 and 98
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 Bike Trip in Sde Boker Area - Autumn 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bike Trip in Sde Boker Area - Autumn 2003
Amir on the drop at the beginning of the descent to Ein Shaviv
As an epilogue we rode the nice spur that descend from the "Midrasha" down - very nice
www.cs.huji.ac.il /~anavot/photos/bike-trip-15-11-03/bike-trip-15-11-032.htm   (49 words)

 sde-boker.org forum - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Last post on September 11, 2005, 04:29:27 PM in Re: Sde Boker / West Coa...
We started out without any rules or guidelines but as we grow some are needed.
Latest Post: "Re: Sde Boker / West Coa...
www.sde-boker.org /board   (253 words)

 Water Science & Technology 42:10 (2000) 363-370 - P van der Steen et al. - Improved fecal coliform decay in integrated ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Improved fecal coliform decay in integrated duckweed and algal ponds
Water Environment Center, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Kiryat Sde Boker,84990, Israel Present address: International Institute for Infrastructural, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, PO Box 3015, 2601 DA, Delft, The Netherlands
Algal growth in wastewater ponds has two contradicting effects on fecal coliforms (FC) decay.
www.iwaponline.com /wst/04210/wst042100363.htm   (385 words)

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