Karen Chernick of greenprophet.com reports about GoEco, a volunteer organization established in 2005 by Jonathan Gilben and Jonathan Tal (both of whom have degrees in Environmental and Geographical Studies), which is a pioneer in introducing the concept of volunteer tourism to Israel. Volunteer tourism is a relatively new field in which travel benefits not only the tourist but the community that he or she visits.

Following text is an exerpt from Karen's article, which can also be found at greenprophet.com

GoEco volunteer in Israel