Why Does Israel Need an Eiffel Tower and a Statue of Liberty in the Middle of Its Desert?

The small southern city of Netivot is expanding beyond its pious past, with the help of one eccentric developer

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The Statue of Liberty replica in Netivot's Manhattan Project and the model of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Center in the city.
The Statue of Liberty replica in Netivot's Manhattan Project and the model of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Center in the city.Credit: Tomer Applebaum
Naama Riba
Naama Riba
The Statue of Liberty replica in Netivot's Manhattan Project, in January.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Paris Center in Netivot.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum

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