Greening of the Negev Desert Israel
Yonatan and Shoshana Rappeport have a vision for the Negev that could change the Desert into a blooming forest with a cash drop. We support this amazing effort by these two visionaries.
Yonatan Rappeport- education in Agriculture from the Lincoln University of Missouri was owner of an 85-acre farm in Missouri where he combined cattle breeding with crop farming. Has worked in agriculture on the kibbutzim Kfar Hahoresh and Hannaton in Israel. On Kibbutz Hannaton Yonatan was the manager of the field crop division. Has lived in Israel now for over 30 years and is the father of five children.
Shoshana Rappeport: Also has practical experience in the field of agriculture in Germany and Israel and has worked for seven years as a German- English translator specializing in the translation of doctoral theses concerning agricultural research. She works establishing asset claims and proving inheritance rights in German Probate Courts. Mother of two children and has lived in Israel for thirteen years