Around 200,000 Israelis visit KKL-JNF parks on Shavuot

June 8, 2011 16:35


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Around 200,000 Israelis visited KKL-JNF parks and sites on Wednesday in celebration of the holiday of Shavuot.

The most popular locations included the Gilboa area, Mount Tabor and western Galilee forests in the North, Jerusalem-area forests in the Center and woodland forest parks in the South.

KKL-JNF has requested park-goers exercise extra caution in handling fires and keeping the environment clean.

Bonfires and barbecue grills should be lit in designated areas and live charcoal should be properly extinguished. Garbage bags should be used to collect all trash and then disposed in large dumps at the entrance to parks.

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