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        2/8/2012, Shevat 15, 5772

      Minister Hershkowitz Plants Trees with Bnei Akiva


      Minister of Science and Technology, Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz, took part on Wednesday in tree planting in honor of Tu B’Shvat in the Beit Aryeh-Ofarim local council, along with Danny Hirschberg, secretary general of the Bnei Akiva youth movement and about 4,000 Bnei Akiva students.

      Minister Hershkowitz told the students after the planting, “Bnei Akiva builds the nation and the country with Torah and work. We are here to plant seedlings in Israel and we will never cut out what has been planted.”