Saturday, October 23rd | 17 Heshvan 5782

February 13, 2014 12:40 pm

Ariel Sharon Park to be Inaugurated Next Week

avatar by

Shimon Peres (second from left) and then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon seen during the 80th birthday celebration for Peres in the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on September 21, 2003. Photo: Avi Ohayon/GPO/Flash90. The Ariel Sharon Park near Tel Aviv will inaugurate a new compound next Tuesday, marking the completion of a massive conversion of a former landfill into an eco-friendly park.

A helicopter tour of the park, located on the former Hiriya landfill, was held Feb. 12 ahead of the grand opening.

“Work on the park is ongoing and the next stage of development is ready to go,” park overseer Moshe Borochov said, according to Israel Hayom.

Related coverage

October 22, 2021 3:06 pm

Israel: Islamic Jihad Inmates Call Off Hunger Strike

i24 News – Palestinian terrorists imprisoned in Israel called off on Friday their hunger after nine days, saying their demands...

“When completed, the entire mountain will be open for the public,” he said.

Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister and general, died Jan. 11.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.