Neot Hovav, an “eco-industrial park in the Negev,” October 2017. Alex Levac

Gideon Levy Highway 40 Revisited: As the Landscape Changes, So Do the People

West of Highway 40, south of Be'er Sheva, one finds a high-tech 'eco-industrial park'; to the east, Bedouin settlements. Then comes Mitzpeh Ramon, surely Israel's most diverse town. Part three of a series

Near Be’er Sheva and more intensely afterward, the land turns yellow and the landscape metamorphoses rapidly. The cascades of bougainvillea and the fruit orchards give way to desert, the earth turns from hard...

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