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Aleh Negev is a rehabilitation village for disabled children and adults in southern Israel
Israel
The State of Israel is a parliamentary republic located in the Middle East, along the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea...

. Located near Ofakim and covering 25 acres (101,171.5 m²), it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council
Merhavim Regional Council
Merhavim Regional Council is a regional council in the South District of Israel. It covers 14 moshavim, a communal settlement, a youth village and an educational institution.-List of communities:*Moshavim...

. The 25-acre village is a mutli-faceted facility designed specifically for people people over the age of 21 who are physically or mentally impaired, and for children seeking care in Southern Israel. The village is home to 220 residents and provides services to 12,000 out-patients. The village provides residential, educational, medical and employment services, and opportunities for social interaction. It was founded by the Aleh organization. The village is also called Nahalat Eran after Eran Almog, the severely autistic son of Major General
Aluf
Aluf is the term used for General and Admiral in the Israel Defense Forces . In addition to the Aluf rank itself, there are four other ranks which are derivatives of the word...

 Doron Almog
Doron Almog
Doron Almog is a Major General in the Israel Defense Forces reserves.-Background:Almog is also the father of a son with severe autism and mental retardation. His autistic son Eran died at age 23 in 2007...

. Eran Almog lived in the village until his death from Castleman's disease
Castleman's disease
Castleman's disease is an uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder that can involve single lymph node stations or...

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The village was built by the Aleh organization, which was founded by Doron Almog
Doron Almog
Doron Almog is a Major General in the Israel Defense Forces reserves.-Background:Almog is also the father of a son with severe autism and mental retardation. His autistic son Eran died at age 23 in 2007...

. Ground was broken by Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Israel
The Prime Minister of Israel is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful political figure in Israel . The prime minister is the country's chief executive. The official residence of the prime minister, Beit Rosh Hamemshala is in Jerusalem...

 Ariel Sharon
Ariel Sharon
Ariel Sharon is an Israeli statesman and retired general, who served as Israel’s 11th Prime Minister. He has been in a permanent vegetative state since suffering a stroke on 4 January 2006....

on 12 June 2003.

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