04.24.2017 | 28 Nisan, 5777
Israel security forces arrest Palestinians linked to violent attacks
Erdan appearance in Negev fuels Beduin calls for boycott
84 more Hamas men quit hunger strike – Prisons Service
Israeli defense minister: Zero tolerance for thugs who attack IDF soldiers
Immigrants from Holocaust regions have higher suicide rates
Knesset ceremony shines light on Sephardic victims of Holocaust
Israeli lawmaker’s uncle shares his photos from Dachau liberation
Knesset expected to pass public broadcast law this week
Israel rejects informal US request to extradite JCC bomb threat defendant
Israel charges teen hacker over JCC bomb threats, blackmailing US state senator
Exclusive: UK singles out Israel in effort to 'protect' Palestinian minors
Israeli artist depicts world leaders as you’ve never seen ’em before
Erin Moran, Joanie in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56
Israeli series ‘Your Honor’ wins top prize in French TV contest
Sounds like Turkish delight
Bagatskis to remain in charge at Mac TA
Israeli amputee sets new marathon world record in Vienna
Medvedev finishes Euro vault final in eighth
Shatilov snags another bronze medal at Euros
Hadassah docs perform world’s 1st robot-aided repair of severe spinal fracture
Why are Shoah survivors’ grandchildren more afraid of ISIS?
Without disinfectants or intensive use of energy
Doctors’ journey to the 21st century
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Israeli start-up extracting water from air, around the world
The real danger: Holocaust distortion
‘Tikkun Olam’ – The Holocaust as a warning sign
April 24, 2017: Hunger strikers
UN elects Saudi Arabia to women’s rights commission
Lost evidence of Armenian Genocide discovered in Jerusalem archive
UN employee resigns amid allegations he was elected to Hamas leadership
Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani to run for second term as president
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
ISIS crimes scarred Iraqi history and landscape
Over 10,000 march from Auschwitz to Birkenau to commemorate Holocaust
'No Israelis served here,' says Australian piercing shop
'US antisemitic incidents jump 86% at start of 2017'
Austria stands shoulder to shoulder with its Jewish citizens, says visiting Chancellor Kern
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Families of Holocaust victims and survivors reunited thanks to MDA tracing unit
Global ticket marketplace acquires Israeli software start-up in $56m. deal
Israeli tech prevents ads from funding terror websites
Larry King: Trump presidency highlights his lack of experience
Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles
North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move
West Wing New Yorkers take on Bannon
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Turning the contentious stereotype on its head
Preserving the memory of the
Holocaust through education
Approaching Holocaust Remembrance Day
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
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The definitive ranking of Ben & Jerry's Kosher for Passover flavors
See why the internet is kvelling over Jenna Jameson's new baby girl
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A country in denial
Seattle to Hebron
Stuffed delights: A taste of Syria
Sustainability in regrowing supermarket plants
Manning the Art
Life from the ashes
Shining a light on the Jerusalem Art scene
Bread of independence
Family hiking in spring
The art of handmade paper
Rocking in Ramallah
לְזֵכֶר רָאוּל וָלֶנְבֵּרְג
מדוֹאַר יִשְׂרָאֵל לְחֶבְרַת Gett
זְהִירוּת! סִיגַרְיָה מְסוּכֶּנֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope Francis likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'
Watch: Christians celebrate Easter in the Holy Land
Green Horizons’ Desert Wilderness Survival Program
Eurovision 2017 contestants plant trees in Israel
On the Galilee, its Environment and its Heritage
Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Millions of Israelis flocked to nature for their holiday celebrations.
By SHARON UDASIN
"We want to reach as many people as possible, including non-Jewish people, so that more people will understand the culture and values that Israel operates under."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Deepening the Connection to Israel and to Nature
On April 5th KKL-JNF held a colorful and festive planting ceremony at President’s Forest in-Tzora Forest, for singers competing in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
The 19th annual conference on “New Research of the Galilee and its Surroundings” at the Tel Hai Academic College in northern Israel near Kiryat Shmona.
Birkat HaIlanot, the blessing for budding fruit trees, is pronounced once a year in the Hebrew month of Nisan, upon seeing two fruit trees in leaf.
Enter KKL-JNF's online Passover special, which includes information on Passover in Israel, events, recipes, and free greeting cards!
A rest stop for migrating birds in central Israel
On Israel’s eastern seam line, a group of young families is in the process of founding the community of Mitzpe Ilan, which is named after Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon.
Walkathon takes off in the Golan Heights and will continue in Jerusalem, in the footsteps of the Six Day War and the Reunification of Jerusalem
A conference on the sustainable management of storm water runoff held at the Technion in Haifa
The environment connecting countries
For a week the delegates toured Israel from north to south and visited projects in the Golan Heights, Rosh HaNikra, Tzfat, the Dead Sea, and, of course Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
“The message delivered here by all these olive trees, which symbolize peace and new life – especially in this part of the world – is a vitally important one."
“This is a journey born out of our commitment to Israel. We’re not building projects; we’re promoting a vision and cooperation.”
“We are here to make a symbolic commitment to this place. It is good to put down roots in this bastion of democracy where people speak their minds.”
KKL-JNF and the Marching Together to a Shared Future social movement hold a festive Tu Bishvat tree planting in the Gilboa under the theme of mutual respect for each other and the land.
A green space for art, creativity and urban agriculture in the Clal commercial center in Jerusalem, thanks to Friends of JNF Calgary
Hundreds of local children joined the President of Israel in planting trees in the city’s Ramat Sapir neighborhood, which was damaged by the November fires.
Festive KKL-JNF tree planting in Jerusalem Forest with Australian and Israeli youth
A center in memory of the Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman is to be established in the Israel-Argentina Friendship Park in Ben Shemen Forest near Modiin.
Innovations and new technologies in the field of desert agriculture were showcased at the Central and Northern Arava Open Day.
Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković plants a tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem, in a ceremony held on January 24th, 2017.
The sixth annual Local Government Conference takes place in Tel Aviv, under the theme "Moving Cities towards Innovation".
What happens when leaders get together to work for the future of KKL-JNF in Europe?
Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma plants a tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem, at a ceremony held on January 10th, 2017.
Young leaders of KKL Latin America get to know KKL-JNF in depth: “KKL is not just about planting trees but it is really about the development of the country.”
Six weeks after the massive November fires in Israel, JNF-USA CEO Russell Robinson delivers a $2,000,000 check to the Israel Fire and Rescue Authority.
With the scars of the fires still fresh on the landscape and in people's hearts, KKL-JNF is beginning the long journey of rehabilitating the burnt areas.
Roman Milestones Moved from Highway 38 to KKL-JNF’s Archaeological Garden in Givat Yeshayahu. This fascinating garden is open to the public.
His Excellency Charles Baker, the Governor of Massachusetts, together with his wife Lauren and their son, planted a tree at KKL-JNF’s VIP Tree Planting Center and visited the Kennedy Memorial.
The mission included about 30 friends of KKL-JNF from all over Germany. For some of them, this was their first visit to Israel, while others have returned time after time over the years.
“When I was recuperating in the hospital I said that when I went to Israel I would plant a tree for Hassan and his family.”
Israel H20: A JNF USA tour on the trail of Israel's water solutions
Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Dr. Sándor Fazekas visits Israel and tours the Negev’s Yatir Forest with KKL-JNF.
KKL-JNF professionals estimate that the ecological damage caused by the fires is huge
KKL-JNF foresters have been fighting fires in forests and open spaces around the clock; at this stage, more than 2,750 acres of forest have been burned in 58 wildfires.
This new single track, which is 13 kilometers long, is part of the Na‘im BeYahad route, which has an overall length of 54 kilometers and connects Jewish and Arab communities in the lower Galilee.
KKL France Israel Today and Tomorrow 2016 delegation's final day in Israel
The new John A. Tory Memorial Autism Therapy Garden for children and young adults with Autism in Be'er Sheva
A bird-watching course for the entire family that includes field trips and lectures from ornithological experts
The KKL France Israel Today and Tomorrow delegation visits Tel Aviv
Friends of KKL Belgium take part in a Declaration Signing Ceremony marking their donation for a new plaza at the Massuah International Institute for Holocaust Studies at Kibbutz Tel Yitzhak.
JNF Canada delegation to Israel inaugurates the Joel Marvin Bellas Green Leadership Classroom in a ceremony held on November 10 at the Guatemala School in Jerusalem.
This article is part of a series on innovative agriculture in the Arava Desert.
This natural gem in the heart of the bustling metropolis of Tel Aviv is expected to attract a variety of birds and thousands of nature and bird lovers.
“I had dreamed about this for many years, but I didn’t think it would actually come true.”
A study being conducted by the University of Haifa and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is investigating how the long-eared owl (Asio otus) can be used as a biological pest control agent.
Senior embassy officials representing 7 Latin American countries in Israel pay a visit to Hula Lake Park and the forests of the Carmel with KKL-JNF.
“Planting a Tree Sends a Message of Peace”
Lauder: “The days of playing defense are over”; Shaked: “BDS is another branch of terrorism in the modern age”; Hoenlein: “BDS doesn’t want to help the Palestinian people.”
New man-made lake dedicated at Ben Gurion Park in Dimona in a festive ceremony on September 21st, 2016.
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers all over Israel set out to clean up their outdoor surroundings on International Cleanup Day, which is organized locally by KKL-JNF.
A Delegation from KKL Denmark Visits Israel and dedicates the Casuarina Circle to the memory of Dan Uzan, who was murdered in a terrorist attack in Copenhagen in 2015.
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.
News briefs from around Israel.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD