Strike the Rock: Israel’s Modern-Day Miracle Worker Cohen Fritz / GPO
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Strike the Rock: Israel’s Modern-Day Miracle Worker

How one of Israel’s most unassuming prime ministers brought water to a dry and thirsty land

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Water in the desert was a miracle for which Moses will never be forgotten, but there is another unsung hero who has done more wonders than anyone else to bring forth water for the people of Israel. Meet Levi Eshkol – the man who made Israel’s desert bloom. Levi Eshkol (Photo: GPO) Levi Eshkol was born outside Kiev, Ukraine in 1895 and worked in local agriculture, where water for farming was plentiful. He immigrated to Israel in 1914 at the age of 18 and worked in one of the first citrus orchards of Petah Tikvah, where…

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