News Brief 10/14/2012, Tishrei 28, 5773
Be’er Sheva Gets ‘National Priority’ Status
The government voted unanimously Sunday to give the city of Be’er Sheva National Priority status. The move is part of a campaign to strengthen southern Israel.
Other steps in the campaign have included moving IDF bases to the south and creating a network of highways and trains to speed travel between southern Israel and the Tel Aviv region.