Studying at Herzog College? Studying in Jerusalem?
On the mountainside of Judean Desert, 930 meters above sea level, overlooking east to the Dead Sea, P'ney Kedem Student Village is located. The Village is a 20-minute drive from Herzog College and about 30 minutes from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The village is a home to 30 students and is characterized by a young and energetic atmosphere. Students enjoy a place that allows them to express creativity, ideas and energies along with other young guys who choose to lead, change and empower ithis remote community in a pioneering atmosphere. The view reflected in the morning from the window includes the Judean Desert plateau, Arugot river which runs just below the village and of course the impressive Dead Sea. The students like to spend their time in the Turbine - a social pub and hub in a desert atmosphere that attracts young people from the area.
About Penny Kedem
P’nei Kedem was established in 2000; Today, about 65 families live there. The community is built 930 meters above sea level, and the drop of 1,300 meters to the Dead Sea is evident in the view from it. The origin of the name of P’nei Kedem is derived from its location above Arugot river, which faces Kedem – to the east (in Hebrew). The official name is Aspar, after the name of Beer Aspar a place of the ancient Hasmoneans’. The settlement overlooks Arugot River, and on the other hand you can see the Moab (Trance Jordan) Mountains.