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  • The Network of Eco-Villages and Eclogical Projects in Israel...
    31.12.2014

    The first public event of GEN-Israel, an all-day conference, was held on November 23 at Kibbutz Gezer. Participants included Kosha Joubert, president of GEN-International, Aida Shibli, coordinator...

  • Rise up My Beloved! The Song of Songs is a Song for Peace
    15.03.2014

    Emma Sham-Ba Ayalon, Israel, is part of a group that holds the vision for building a Peace Research Village in the Middle East. She felt that peace between the genders is a crucial base for...

  • Walking for Peace in the War-shaken Holy Land
    13.01.2013

    From 8 - 29 of November, a group of 80 international, Israeli and Palestinian people walked together from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea, mainly through the Westbank along the Jordan River....

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Projects

Hava & Adam

Hava & Adam

Ecological & Educational Farm

“Hava and Adam” is an eco-educational farm located on the outskirts of Modiin. It is a holistic center for growth, which focuses on self-enhancement and the interactions between man and his natural environment.

The farm is completely dependent upon the energy, creative resources, and time of its residents. All members of the farm, including a group of young Israelis on a year of service and international volunteers, share responsibility in running the site and making it their home.

Clementerra mini farm

Clementerra mini farm

1 dunam of a small scall urban farm, we are a demonstration and a learning center to permaculture in small scall.
we teach permaculture as a way to educate people to the world state, and what they can do about it. we use ecological food growing methods, all kind of compost methods (kitchen, toilts, worms), low tech gray water system and more.

Shomrei-HaGan

Shomrei-HaGan

the garden keepers

Shomrei-HaGan consist 150 groups of kids and youth learning on a weekly base how to connect to the earth, the spirit and themselves, using hunter/ gatherar skills.

The ecological house

The ecological house

Neve-Ethan

The project intent to research and develop different types of sustainable technologies.
Such as: solar ovens, compost toilet, community life and more.
We are living inside existing Kibutz.

Hukuk

Hukuk

Settling with the envirenment

Eco community in an existing Kibbutz, founding a community that enriches the local community, founding an ecological education system, ecological building, ecological infrastructure & social architecture

Aley Adamot

Aley Adamot

Aley Adamot - based in the Judean Plains, is created out of a vision to encourage harmonious life between humans, and between humankind and the earth. We wish to support the fullness of life, combining spiritual teaching, meditation, art, ecology, nature and peace.

Yatir Herb Farm

Yatir Herb Farm

Havat Yatir

Ecological farm that grow organic herbs.
We are living here with our 4 kids, having simple life, by using all the amazing resources provides us by the nature.
We are almost self-sustainable.

Meshek 43 - Shared Community Space

Meshek 43 - Shared Community Space

Shdema

We are a group of families and individuals, dedicated to creating a more sustainable way of life - together.

Together we are experimenting with creating alternatives for the existing paradigms in all spheres of life: communication, parenting, building, economy, renewable energies, food production, nutrition, health and more...
Together we allow ourselves to make mistakes, to get confused, to get back on our feet and try again...

Transition Tivon

Transition Tivon

A thriving Transition Initiative, the oldest in Israel, and the first that was recognized as official initative by the global network.

Yarok Ba-ir

Yarok Ba-ir

In Harish

Yarok Ba-ir, which means "green in the city" is a community of 17 households that will be living in the same future building in the city Harish. The community started to form in 2012 and is meeting on a regular basis since.
The building which started out as a normal city building design of 5 stories went through a redesign in order to incorporate ecological and communal components including 3 community owned spaces: roof, garden and indoor. Green building issues where also added improving sunlight, ventilation, insulation and more

Kibbutz Gezer

Kibbutz Gezer

Kibbutz Gezer is a kibbutz, or cooperative settlement, located in Central Israel between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Originally founded in 1945, the kibbutz disbanded in 1963 and was reestablished by a group of young Americans in 1973.

Yesh Meain Farm

Yesh Meain Farm

permaculture farm

Yesh Meain is a permaculture farm located in Moshav Nahalal, in the Jezreel Valley, in the North of Israel.
The farm was started in 2007 as the product of a collective journey of inspired and motivated students of the Green Apprenticeship (GA), the Permaculture Design Course of the Center for Creative Ecology on Kibbutz Lotan.

CityTree Tel Aviv

CityTree Tel Aviv

CityTree - Urban Ecology Community

CityTree is an Urban Ecology Community, with a few hunderd members, six of whom live in our eco-apartment, located in the heart of Tel Aviv. We are practicing a communal life style, and the flat is a showcase for urban sustainability. We experiment with composting, grey water reuse, urban agriculture, and more. We also host workshops and courses that have to do with a wide spectrum of ecology, starting from Raw Vegan classes, through Non-Violent Communication, and on to study groups around alternative economy.

Kibbutz Tzivon

Kibbutz Tzivon

Tzivon is a small young kibbutz with an ecological vision located in the upper Galilee half way between the Mediterranean coast and the sea of the Galilee. The kibbutz is situated in the heart of an oak forest and is surrounded by nature reserves. Tzivon has among other things, an organic vineyard, dairy goat herd, traditional crafts workshop, a vegetable garden and and alternative eduction system.

Adamama

Adamama

Living and learning ecological community

a family permaculture eduction farm. one permanent family of the owners and around ten bachelors living comunly, operating the farm together.

Vertigo Eco Art Village

Vertigo Eco Art Village

VERTIGO Eco Art Village is a center for art and ecology located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in Israel's rural Ellah Valley. At its heart is the Vertigo Dance Company, which founded the Village in order to foster artistic creation engaged with the environment. Other artists – visual artists and writers, experts in permaculture, builders and artists whose medium is earth – joined and co-visioned the project in its early stages, and continue to develop the project in partnership with Vertigo.

Kaditah

Kaditah

Kaditah is an unrecognized, loosely organized village located in the Galilee of northern Israel. The residents are currently negotiating with the government concerning planned development of the village. Residents are all committed to living on the land and are involved with various ecological lifestyle practices. but there is little co-ordination. The Kaditah ecology center was founded to offer workshops, information and demonstration projects both to residents and to visitors and volunteers.

Kibbutz Lotan

Kibbutz Lotan

Kibbutz Lotan is located in the far South of Israel, 55 km. North of Eilat. It was founded by graduates of the Reform Jewish Youth movements of America and Israel in 1983. The population of the community fluctuates between 150-200 people. "Members" of the cooperative fluctuate between 45-65, with between 40 and 70 children. The community is multi-generational with parents of members living in the community by renting houses as do numerous families who are considering joining.