Southern Sites Stories
Ben-Gurion`s Desert Home at Kibbutz Sde Boker
Kibbutz Sde Boker is the realization of the dream envisioned by David Ben Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister and defense minister, who loved the Negev and its expanses and wanted to settle the desert and make it bloom.
Paula and David Ben-Gurion's desert home remains exactly as Ben-Gurion left it when he passed away in 1973. This was his wish as left in his will. The visitor will be introduced to Ben-Gurion as a man and as a leader and to the era in which he lived.
Nearby stands Ben Gurion memorial site, where David and Paula Ben Gurion are buried, offers a beautiful view of the Nakhal Tsin rift.