09.27.2016 | 24 Elul, 5776
Saudi paper calls for Abbas to accept invitation to address Knesset
US Muslim leaders urge Hamas to release remains of Israeli soldiers
Israeli forces launch large-scale arms raid in West Bank
'Axing Hamas from EU terror list would be lowest point for European Jews since Holocaust'
From Israel via London, an online gambling scam traps thousands
Hours after debate, Netanyahu discusses Trump, Clinton and Israel impact
After historic gas deal with Jordan, Israel looking to build Cyprus, Greece pipeline
Analysis: Spotlight on corruption casts a shadow over Liberman again
Bennett: US election period is ‘opportunity’ to annex parts of West Bank
The Aprons get out of the kitchen
Ophirs handed out awards, too
Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ triumphant return to New York City
TV pet peeves
Jerusalem, Mac TA to liven up Cup quarters
Bleeding blue-and-white, baseball style
Israel defeats Great Britain advances to World Baseball Classic
Maccabi TA thrashed by CSKA in Moscow; Jerusalem beaten by Red Star Belgrade
Move to end inequality in hospital employment
Technion researchers engineer lighter, faster speedboat
Study: Closing gender wage gap would add 7% to GDP
Israel to supply gas to Jordan in $10 billion deal
‘Tipat Halav’ clinics are losing their pediatricians
October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Israeli pathfinder in plant-based biopesticide industry earns posthumous award
Israeli solar tech could make clean water a global reality
Elkin: Israel should be part of Australian-led climate discussions
Our World: Ending the Palestinian exception
JPost Editorial: Beyond partisanship
Letters to the Editor: Eye of the storm
For out of Zion shall go forth the tidings
Support for writer’s assassin triggers alarm in Jordan
Majority of Palestinians oppose suspension of elections
Egyptian official slams Abbas, calling him 'unintelligent' in leaked recording
Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president
Rouhani: Zionists pressuring US to violate Iran nuclear deal
Obama threatens to veto two Iran-related bills
Iran threatens to 'turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust' if Israel missteps
Iran's new warship warns: 'US should go to Bay of Pigs, Persian Gulf is our house'
Did ISIS use chemical weapons in rocket strike near US troops in Iraq?
Report: ISIS shoots down Syrian warplane allegedly killing pilot
France's 'first all-female ISIS cell' allegedly sought to strike Eiffel Tower
ISIS ploting to massacre Christians in Belgian shopping mall
Marking 75 years since the infamous Babi Yar massacre
UK's Liberal Democrats suspend former MP for alleged antisemitic tweets
Jewish officials briefed on terror threats ahead of High Holy Days
Welcoming Ukraine's future Israelis
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
A first: Cukierman takes GoforIsrael investment conference to China
Algae – more important than we thought
Israeli startup, Mattel bringing Barbie from 'life in plastic' to digital Barbie world
Who won the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate?
Comment: For Israel at Hofstra it was Passover
Good times come as Israel omitted from the US debate
Ignoring Israel: Why Clinton and Trump sparred on foreign policy, but didn’t mention Mideast ally
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Debilitating image of Clinton jolts US presidential race
Livni: Clinton health hysteria would not be the same if she were a man
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'
Sailing adventures along the Baltic Sea
Swiss judge: Muslim students must shake female teachers' hands or face fine
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of Sptember 23, 2016
Metro Grapevine: Holiday Giving
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Who said it? Yair Lapid or the Ikea catalog?
Take our Quiz: What should Netanyahu's UN gimmick be this year?
5 reasons why Brangelina's divorce is Jewish related
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Coupling Trump and Netanyahu
Money to spend
Back out of the bottle
A never-ending struggle
From Tex-Mex to Rugelach: Four great new cookbooks
Book Review: The Iran Wars
Hot off the Arab press
Quiche, the ultimate comfort food
Corridors of Power in Jerusalem: Separate and not equal
This week in Jerusalem
A tribute to Barry Chamish
All Jerusalem’s a stage
A love letter to Italy
Hate into hope, ugliness into color
Jazz: The big picture
Getting to know Ian Lawrence
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IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
Latam Countries Celebrate Independence with KKL-JNF
Korea-Israel Friendship Forest Dedicated in Jerusalem Mountains
Coexistence at the Naturally for Israel Conference in Cologne
Israeli and Aussie Youth Clean up the Kinneret Shores Together
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
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Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
On September 15th, diplomats in Israel from Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador marked the 195th anniversary of their independence and their liberation from Spanish rule.
The Korea-Israel Friendship Forest in Jerusalem Forest was planted in cooperation with Samsung Electronics Israel and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.
BILD newspaper publisher Kai Diekmann honored with the Golden Olive Branch Award
The lead-up to 2016 International Clean Up Day in Israel on September 22nd
Thanks to Friends of JNF Canada, over 20 Hareidi families with special needs children went for a two day in the Judean hills.
On Monday, August 22, two United States senators and twelve congressional advisors planted trees at KKL-JNF’s VIP tree planting center in the shade of the Kennedy Memorial.
Pre-Army volunteers complete their year’s service with KKL-JNF
On Tuesday, August 9, a bicycle trail in memory of KKL France Board Member Alex Moïse was dedicated in Adulam France Park in the Judean Lowlands.
On September 22, 2016, KKL-JNF will hold the 16th International Clean Up Day in Israel.
Students at the Ilanot School for Special Education venture out for their first time into the new accessible playground, donated by Friends of JNF Canada.
24 Partner in Academic Exchange Exploring History, Politics, Culture, and Economy in Israel
A scenic lookout in memory of Captain Tzvika Kaplan Z"L, who fell in Operation Protective Edge, is inaugurated on Mt. Carmel by family and friends.
Tenth graders from the Carmel School in Perth embark on a Roots journey in Israel, and spend a day with Israeli youth their age in Merhav Am.
The Future Young Professionals Mission of JNF Canada is touring all around Israel and visiting JNF Canada projects. We join them for a day in Israel's Gaza Border towns.
Approx. 1,000 children with special needs enjoyed challenging outdoor activities in the forest for the first time ever at KKL-JNF’s Tzipori Field and Forest Center from 5-7th July.
On Sunday, June 26, the new Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park was dedicated in the village of Kfar Chabad, the Israeli center of Chabad Chassidism.
Over 45,000 people from more than 50 countries registered to support the rehabilitation of the Expo Forest when they visited the Israel pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan.
Ronald Appleby “Forester of the Future” Scholarships Presented at a Special Ceremony in Rehovot.
“Abraham was the first person to plant a tree in Beersheba and we are following in his footsteps.”
On May 2016, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund held its annual Latin American Leadership Conference, beginning in Buenos Aires and ending in Montevideo.
This year, KKL-JNF celebrated Shavuot in Metulla, an agricultural town on Israel's Lebanese border that is celebrating the 120th anniversary of its founding.
Center for Water Sensitive Cities in Israel launched in Kfar Saba, the site of Israel’s first biofilter, which was built by KKL-JNF in 2009.
On Thursday May 19th, KKL-JNF Italy held a fundraiser gala in Milan on the 31st floor of one of the most famous towers in the city.
About 800 Jewish teens from all over the world took part in the project -a bike-riding trip on KKL-JNF cycling trails.
South African descendants of 'Ochberg's Orphans' plant trees at the Ochberg Lookut in Ramat Menashe.
Mr. Andy Michelson presented the Czech Prime Minister with a framed KKL-JNF tree planting certificate.
On Sunday, May 15 2016 Hans-Dieter and Ingrid Roth, friends of KKL-JNF from Wiebaden, Germany, dedicated the Dado Scenic Lookout just outside Israel's northern border town of Metulla.
The day after the Independence Day holiday, some 800 recruits from the IDF Golani Brigade descended upon KKL-JNF forests and recreation areas throughout Galilee to clean up the woodlands.
Thirteen Canadian University students, all affiliates of JNF Canada, came to Israel for a week to strengthen their ties with the country and to upgrade their knowledge. Spirits were high!
JNF UK inaugurates 3 new kindergartens and lays the foundation stone for a new youth center in Kiryat Malachi.
KKL-JNF and the B'nai Brith World Center hold a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Martyrs Forest commemorating the heroism of Jews who rescued other Jews during World War II.
United States Senator, the Honorable Orrin G. Hatch, planted a tree with KKL-JNF at Yad Kennedy in Aminadav Forest just outside Jerusalem, on May 5, 2016.
When completed, the new clinic will provide services for psychological trauma as well as other mental health issues for children, adults and seniors.
This week, KKL-JNF takes the people out to its parks and forests so that they can experience for themselves the green and beautiful country that Israel has become.
Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Italian State Forestry Corps and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund
110 Friends of KKL France took part in the 19th Walk for Water, which was held this year in the Judean Desert and southern Dead Sea region.
The President of Greece, HE Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulus, planted an olive tree in the Grove of Nations in Jerusalem at a ceremony on March 31, 2016.
An avenue of trees named after former President of KKL France the late Albert Czarnobroda was planted at Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev.
In honor of UN World Water Day 2016: Special feature on how KKL-JNF has helped Israel become one of the world's most water-efficient countries.
International Forest Day, which takes place on March 21st, is an excellent reason to celebrate the forests in Israel and raise people’s awareness of the importance of the forests in our world.
On Tuesday, March 8, the new JNF Western Galilee Visitors Center was dedicated in the historic city of Acre
Preserving tradition, the land and the earth for future generations
Border guard soldiers, Masa students and young leaders plant trees together for Tu Bishvat in Maale Michmash
Giuditta Matalon has been active in KKL Italy for seventy years, first as the executive secretary of the Milan office and in recent years as a volunteer and donor.
New Taiwan Forest Grove Dedicated in the Negev
New Leadership Classroom Dedicated in Shfaram
Solidarity with the Children of Be’er Sheva and Sderot
Distinguished research scientists from Israel and abroad addressed many topics related to the acacia tree at the third annual conference on Acacias in the Arava: Past, Present and Future.
“Different Countries, Common Challenges”
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant plants a tree at the Kennedy Memorial in the Jerusalem Hills, together with his wife First Lady Deborah Hays Bryant.
An historic agreement was signed between the State of Israel and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael – Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF).
KKL France Israel Today and Tomorrow mission participants plant trees in Adulam-France Park as a parting 'L'hitraot' gift to Israel.
President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras plants an olive tree in the Grove of Nations in Jerusalem on October 29, 2015.
JNF Canada October mission participants plant trees in Nahshon Tree Planting Center and dedicate a new bike trail in Ayalon-Canada Park. Gilad Shalit was the guest of honor.
She is replacing Danny Atar, who resigned from the Knesset after being elected chairman of Keren Kayemet LeIsrael.
By LAHAV HARKOV
News briefs from around Israel.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD