No chance Netanyahu, Obama will heal their rift, says J Street
Deri poised to step down as MK Avraham Michaeli to take his place
Odeh: I do not put limits on the Palestinian struggle against 'occupation'
In light of tense situation, Netanyahu shortens trip to Germany
Acre Festival 2015 winners
Conversations with Simon Wiesenthal
A zest for life
Sinai says: Mac TA’s Bender braces for added attention in next step en route to NBA
Natcho confirmed out for crucial clashes
Yellow-and-blue in upbeat mood despite Milano setback
Atzili leads Beitar to victory in Sakhnin
Protesters call for closure of nightclub where intoxicated woman filmed engaging in sex acts on bar
‘PA instability adding to unrest’
The spirit of the intifada, with restraint on both sides
Netanyahu: Strong defense of roads best reaction to terror attacks
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators clash with police in Jaffa; 2 officers hurt
Bennett: The streets of Jerusalem should be peaceful like streets of Tel Aviv
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome
Jewish journalist jailed in Austria over restitution squabble
A glimpse inside some of the most beautiful synagogues around the globe
British Conservatives want to block local councils from BDS activity
Sources: US enforcement of Iran arms embargo slipped during nuclear talks
US measure for Iran victims to get paid before sanctions waived inspired by Shurat Hadin
Analysis: The best reason for Iran deal? The West will learn where to drop bombs
Iranians launch ‘Sorry Syria’ campaign to apologize for Iranian jingoism
ISIS vs. al-Qaida: Zawahiri says Baghdadi is not the leader of the Muslim world
'ISIS militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra'
WATCH: Russian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Syria
'Russia can't claim to fight ISIS terror, while supporting Assad's terror'
Thousands of refugees in Jordan return to Syria
Russia hits ISIS targets in Syria, says will consider air strikes in Iraq
40 Syrian insurgent groups call on regional states to form alliance against Russia, Iran
How to cope with holiday’s excess calories and winter’s illnesses
Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
Global space community to reach for the stars
Mazel Tov! Hebrew University places first in Israel in another school ranking
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route
Green group demands swift action after sewage pollutes river, kills fish
Facebook pegs Israeli satellite to provide African Internet
Israel to host first international 'Under 30' Forbes Summit
Brewery producing craft beer made from Boston river water taps Israeli tech
El Al wins first place prize for startup program
Grapevine: Demos, kiddushes and videotape
Why is this Palestinian rioter wearing a Miri Regev t-shirt?
Breaking the Torah for Torah’s sake
Women and the changing customs of Simhat Torah
IBA English News’s departing chief reflects on 25 years behind and in front of the camera
Is the Western Wall rabbi above the law?
Ending the Oslo paradigm
October 7: Wave of violence
In My Own Write: Blind eye to reality
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
Voice in service
Working for Hitler
Armed with a sense of humor
Jaunt through Mount Zion
Serving Israel with love
Down to earth- At the Castel Museum
Life in a bell jar
Grapevine: My MK
Living in a shoebox
Rhythmic gymnastics on the rise
Shalev Ad-El lights up
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: גַן נָעוּל
הַמֵיטָב שֶל אֲרִיאֵל זִילְבֶּר
יָבוֹא גְדִי זָהָב
נְמַל חֵיפָה זָכָה בַּמָקוֹם הָרִאשוֹן
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Sacrifice of Fools
We've Been Through Worse, Much Worse
Shmini Atzeret: Praying for Rain
Saul and Netanyahu
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
Remembering the Victims of 9/11
600 Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Touring with KKL-JNF
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
Make yourself at home… in Israel
10.07.2015 | 24 Tishri, 5776
KKL-JNF’s world chairman tells ‘Post’ how the Jewish state’s largest green organization is working for future generations.
By STEVE LINDE
Fund’s real estate interests that are typical of land development will conflict with nature authority’s commitment to preservation, letter writers say
By SHARON UDASIN
Outre la flore unique de cette belle forêt en plein cœur du désert de Judée, Har Amasa offre une vue imprenable sur Tel Arad
By MEITAL SHARABI
Des clichés monochromes, qui saisissent les pionniers en pleine activité dans la Palestine d’avant 1948.
Reproduits et agrandis à partir des négatifs sur verre, conservés dans les archives du KKL, ils nous racontent les premières heures du Yichouv. Une exposition à voir absolument
By BARRY DAVIS
Pessah est aussi la fête du printemps. L’occasion rêvée de redécouvrir l’histoire des fabuleuses forêts d’Israël. Et de se promener dans les bois…
By ALON TAL
The Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley was inaugurated on September 18th at a ceremony attended by representatives of Masonic Lodges throughout Israel.
KKL-JNF’s greenXchange program brings young Israeli and German environmental professionals together to explore various ecological projects and to make a global impact.
On September 16, the day after Rosh Hashanah, Bavarian Minister of Agriculture and Forest Management Mr. Helmut Brunner planted an olive tree near the Kennedy Memorial in the Judean Hills.
KKL-JNF invites the general public to come and collect free schach from its forests, in honor of the Sukkot Festival.
The annual Israeli commemorative ceremony, for the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in Manhattan, took place at the 9/11 Living Memorial in the Jerusalem Hills.
Holocaust survivors from all over Israel embarked on two days of touring in southern and northern Israel, thanks to the generosity of Bindy and David Koadlow, friends of JNF Australia.
The Prime Minister of Lithuania, Dr. Algirdas Butkevicius, planted an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem several days before the Jewish New Year.
JNF USA Announces US Water Summits to Share Israel's Water Technology
The Children and Young People’s Chess Tournament was held in the Negev community of Meitar, in order to bring together youngsters who live in the surrounding area.
In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Simon Wiesenthal’s passing, family and friends gathered in KKL-JNF’s Martyrs Forest on Thursday, September 3, to inaugurate the new Simon Wiesenthal Path.
A ceremonial opening event in honor of KKL-JNF’s international delegation to Expo Milano took place on September 6th, 2015.
Interviews with former Gaza evacuees living in their new homes in the Halutza region, built by KKL-JNF with the support of JNF USA and KKL-JNF's other Friends worldwide.
The Shafir Winter Pond, which was restored with the help of Friends of JNF KKL Scotland, provided the perfect venue for an ecological festival for the whole family.
A quiet corner of Nitzana Forest has been dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi, aged 19, who fell one year ago during Operation Protective Edge.
A delegation of legislators and political advisors from Australia toured the Gaza perimeter to learn first hand about life on the border.
A delegation from China visiting Israel toured the Negev with KKL-JNF personnel to learn from KKL-JNF's experience in agriculture in arid regions,
It is already midsummer in Israel, with teenagers going on trips all over the country, a favorite past time during the long, hot summer vacation.
On July 9, KKL-JNF organized a seminar on the topic of Global Landscapes at Expo 2015 in Milan, which was entitled "Best Practices in Multi-Purpose Land Use.
A study day on Energy in the near Future was held at the Renewable Energies Center in the Negev’s Arava region.
Fascinating research findings were presented at the Land Development Authority research conference on science and technology for Israel's forests
Ben Shemen Forest in Israel's central region is the country's most popular bike riding site.
The new Eucalyptus Park in the city of Beit Shean was inaugurated at a happy and colorful family event attended by thousands of the city’s residents.
200 families from the Gaza border region came to the KKL-JNF Field and Forest Center in Nes Harim on July 3 for three days of relaxation, recreation, and trips
About 40 students from the Carmel School in Perth, Australia, toured the Negev in the footsteps of Ben Gurion’s vision for making the desert bloom.
Largest Estate Donation in JNF USA’s History Comes at Crucial Time as Anti-Semitism & Anti-Israel Sentiment Grow Stronger; Partnerships to be Created to Promote Israel and Zionist Programs
“You are our future”, director of Green Leadership program tells students.
In memory of the paratrooper Eitan Levav, who fell in 1982 in Beirut during the First Lebanon War.
The first local cherry festival, which was held in Yatir Forest in conjunction with KKL-JNF Southern Region’s Community and Forest Division,
A Healing Garden developed by KKL-JNF at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center’s Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital, thanks to a bequest by the Hoffman family in Australia
Zero Emissions gala reception at the home of the Italian Ambassador to Israel.
Baird: “Canada doesn’t stand behind Israel, but rather, walks shoulder to shoulder with Israel”
On Friday, May 29, a beautiful scenic lookout was dedicated in the Hof HaCarmel Forest in memory of Ido Meir Cohen
“KKL-JNF ensures that we shall leave a better country for the generations to come.”
A new occupational therapy room and garden for geriatric patients at the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya was inaugurated on Monday, April 19th, 2015,
A KKL-JNF educational program called Green Dream had new Ethiopian immigrants working with KKL-JNF teams to make flower boxes,
KKL-JNF and the B'nai Brith World Center in Jerusalem jointly held a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Martyrs Forest commemorating the heroism of Jews who rescued other Jews during World War II.
A new cycling trail along the beach in Tel Aviv's Independence Park, thanks to the generosity of Jim Spatz and other friends of JNF Canada.
China’s new ambassador to Israel Zhan Yongxin paid a visit to the Israel-China Friendship Forest in the Negev in celebration of the Chinese New Year, which ushered in the Year of the Sheep.
A delegation of journalists from Italy spent a week full of tours and meetings in Israel in preparation for the international Expo 2015 exhibition in Milan.
On Sunday, March 29, a group from the Sar-el national project for volunteers in Israel toured the Negev and saw how KKL-JNF is helping to make Ben Gurion's vision of making the desert bloom
Roberto Maroni, the President of Lombardy, Italy, visited Israel prior to Expo 2015, which will take place in Milan in early May.
KL-JNF's leadership classrooms have already become a familiar sight in over 430 elementary schools throughout Israel. On Wednesday
On Wednesday, March 18th, KKL-JNF and the Modi'in-Maccabim-Re‘ut Municipality inaugurated a new scenic lookout in memory of Lieutenant General Amnon Lipkin Shahak near Givat HaBroshim
An event commemorating Meir Har-Zion, who served in the Paratroopers Patrol, took place in the Belvoir National Park in Emek Hamaayanot, marking one year since his death.
Gidi Bashan, KKL-JNF Community and Forest Director, was in Canada from February 1-16, and visited nine different cities,
What better way to celebrate the 100th birthday anniversary of an artist who sculpted from nature, than to bring together youth to learn about his art and explore their own creativity with natural m
On Wednesday, March 11, winners of the Ilanot Forest Photography contest sponsored by KKL-JNF and the Wild Flowers website were announced at a ceremony that took place at the Ilanot Forest Visitors
The Meeting on the Israel National Trail hike currently underway from Eilat in the south to She’ar Yishuv in the north has now (as of March 16th) arrived at the Gaza Periphery.
100 visitors from all over France participated in the Walk for Water in Israel, the 18th walkathon of KKL France, which took place this year in the Eilat Mountains.
Students from the Nachshon School inaugurated on a walking path on Feb 27, 2015, which they had been building over the past four years.
Some 300 French students of agronomy, forestry, environmental sciences and related subjects observe KKL-JNF’s activities throughout Israel, thanks to collaboration with the France-Israel Foundation.
Two new bio-filter facilities established by KKL-JNF in Ramla and Bat Yam demonstrated their efficiency during Israel’s recent rainstorms.
To mark the anniversary of 50 years of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, JNF-KKL Germany hosted a big Israel event in Stuttgart on February 8, 2015.
The tenth Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development, which was held in the Eshkol Regional Council, focused on developing agriculture in Israel’s Gaza Border communities.
For the first time a tour-guide course at Tel Aviv’s Tourism School included a tour of KKL-JNF sites as part of its study program.
A green meeting place for lone soldiers, who immigrated to Israel without their parents, was dedicated in Raanana, thanks to JNF Australia Patron Harry Triguboff.
JNF KKL Scotland held its annual fundraising event in Glasgow on February 15th 2015.
Almost anybody touring Israel will pass through or visit a KKL-JNF site. KKL-JNF creates and maintains parks and forests from the very north of Israel's border, to Eilat in the south.
Celebrating food, farming and nature in the valleys of the north
Scenic lookout in memory of Carmel Fire victim Topaz Even-Hen Klein inaugurated in Adamit Park in the Western Galilee.
Celebrating the completion of three new communities - Naveh, Shlomit and Bnei Netzarim - built for Gush Katif evacuees.
The new single track passes through four communities - Beeri, Alumim, Kfar Maimon and Shokeda.
Who says it’s impossible to celebrate Tu BiShvat during the Shmita year?
Some 450 people took part in the main KKL-JNF Tu BiShvat seder in Modiin, which proved to be a lively, joyful and festive occasion.
A new scenic lookout in memory of Shai Dayan in the Besor region offers a breathtaking panorama that spans from Gaza and Beersheba to the Judean Lowland and the Hebron hills.
30,000 visitors attend open day for agriculture, settlement and tourism in the Arava, which was held at the Central Arava Research and Development Station in Hatzeva on January 27- 28.
A busy week of informative visits to current and potential projects provided members of the JNF Canada staff with a
The official closing evening reception of the KKL-JNF World Marketing Conference was held in Moshav Beit Hanan, and was the culmination of a packed week of lectures, workshops, tours,
KKL-JNF World Marketing Conference participants visit KKL-JNF projects in the Gaza periphery.
Israel’s former ambassador to the UN Dan Gillerman addresses the participants on the final day of the KKL-JNF World Marketing Conference.
Friends and supporters of JNF Australia who are visiting Israel from Melbourne embarked on a tour of the Negev and Gaza Border.
The opening reception of the KKL-JNF World Marketing Conference took place at the Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv.
KKL-JNF in Latin America conducts a series of lectures, interviews and special events with the renowned writer, journalist and politician Ms. Pilar Rahola.
On Tuesday, December 30, dentists from all over the world who are participating in the Alpha Omega Dental Convention in Tel Aviv visited KKL-JNF sites in the Negev.
KL-JNF's forests and trees are for the benefit of all the residents of Israel, regardless of religion or ethnic affiliation.
“Without KKL-JNF there would be no community settlement.”
The Shamir drillings in the Upper Galilee help Israel deal with its chronic water shortage. These three drillings, which provide critical support to Israeli agriculture in the north
By LEIBA CHAYA DAVID
Some three hundred ambassadors and diplomats from all over the world took part in the Jerusalem Post’s annual Diplomatic Conference, which addressed the political and security issues
The graduation ceremony for participants in the Rosh HaAyin Volunteer Firefighters’ Course took place at the end of November. Members of the volunteer unit and their families, fire station staff
Bike riding has become a very popular sport in Israel in recent years, and creating bike trails throughout the country is high on the KKL-JNF priority list.
The Winter Bird Festival held in the Galilee, Golan and Jezreel Valley region opened in Hula Lake Park with a formal ceremony and a concert by the Israel Chamber Orchestra. This annual event
A JNF USA Doctors for Israel Mission visited Israel from the USA for a week of tours, meetings with medical professionals and getting acquainted with KKL-JNF's diverse projects
“An unforgettable night” was how the Annual Gala Dinner held by KKL Brazil on the night of November 10th has been referred to.
The Yaakov Harari Recreation Area on the banks of the Besor River (Nahal HaBsor) was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by family members, friends, representatives of local communities and KKL-JNF
Police say there have been three fires in the area in the past week; four planes part of effort to get blaze under control.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Only about 150,000 people visited national parks this Independence Day, compared to over 1 million in 2014.
By SHARON UDASIN,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Some 200,000 take to country's national parks, nature reserves and forests to enjoy time in nature on first day of chol hamoed.
Initiative hailed by local leaders as revolutionary boost for development of the Negev.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In response to the Yesh Atid plan, KKL-JNF accused Lapid of trying to “gather votes and grab headlines" at the expense of KKL.
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN
Housing Minister Uri Ariel disqualified from role because an organization run by his daughter has received significant KKL funds.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Ben Eliezer rescinded his presidential candidacy in June after police announced an investigation that he wrongfully accepted funds.
By NATHAN WISE,GIL HOFFMAN
Monochrome prints capturing the Zionist activity taking place in pre-state Palestine were produced and enlarged from the glass negatives stored in the KKL-JNF archives.
These off-the-beaten-track sites can teach you a lot about the heart of the country.
By ITSIK MAROM
In addition to global warming, excess CO2 is also responsible for breathing difficulties, pollution and nutritionally poor grains.
By MIRIAM KRESH