03.25.2017 | 27 Adar, 5777
Report: US, Russia agree to help Israel 'expel' Iran from Syria
Senior Hamas militant assassinated in Gaza Strip
Israel ignores UN demand for end to settlement building, UN report finds
Egypt's ambassador to Israel: Peace between Egypt and Israel is strong, stable
UN adopts Israeli resolution against sexual harassment by consensus
After London terror attack, UK blasts UNHRC anti-Israel bias
Iconic Israeli sports commentator Meir Einstein dies at 65
Netanyahu offers condolences to British Prime Minister May
Merkel: 'No reasonable alternative' to two-state solution
Israel and the US to collaborate on PTSD treatment programs
AIPAC to push for Iran legislation, two-state solution at annual conference
Analysis: How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Opera: Gazzetta giggles
Top 10 things to do
Classical: Ethnic cello,
Israelis, Palestinians await resolution at May’s FIFA Congress
No pressure on blue-and-white in Spain
Mac TA switches gears in Euroleague
Blue-and-white realistic heading into Spain showdown
Trump and State Governors Have Declared a State of Emergency on Opioid Abuse
Tech Talk: Coding for kids can now be fun
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Grapevine: Rating isn’t everything
My Word: Bad breaking broadcasting news
Column One: Trump’s greatest deal
Fundamentally Freund: Does Israel want more Ethiopian Jews?
Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting
London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
UK chief rabbi holds vigil for terror victims along with Christian and Muslim leaders
Overwhelming majority of House Democrats urge Trump to preserve ‘two states’
Auschwitz temporarily closes after naked visitors chain themselves together
Freemasons boss assaulted in suspected antisemitic incident in Paris
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Bernie Sanders declares ‘victory’ in withdrawal of GOP health bill
Senate introduces new bill sanctioning Iran and testing its nuclear deal
House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills combating Israel boycotts
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
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
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits central London
Jerusalem Grapevine: Changes at the Waldorf Astoria
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei: Wisdom residing deep in the heart
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
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Time to make the leap to start-up government
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
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
"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
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.
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.
News briefs from around Israel.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD