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Rebuilding Israel’s Devastated Negev Region Post 10/7

Rebuilding Israel’s Devastated Negev Region Post 10/7

July 2, 2024

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The October 7 Hamas attack disproportionately impacted Ben-Gurion University (BGU) and its surrounding community. BGU lost over 110 people, several students were taken hostage, including Noa Argamani, and thousands of students were called up for reserve duty.

Americans for Ben-Gurion University CEO, Doug Seserman, was invited by American Jewish Committee (AJC) on their podcast “People of the Pod” to discuss the impact of the October 7 Hamas massacre on BGU and Israel’s Negev region. Hear about the University’s emergency response and volunteer efforts, highlighting the region’s resilience and the university’s innovation in sustainability, water conservation, and energy solutions.

Listen to the full podcast and find the transcript here.