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“Birds have no passports, nor do they stop at borders. We human beings could learn a great deal from them,” said Manuel Gómez-Acebo, Spanish Ambassador to Israel
Accompanying ‘Seed a Memory’ campaign allows you to name trees for Lithuanian Jews who perished the Holocaust, with the help of an online memorial wall.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin: “The heart expands at seeing everyone here”
Tu Bishvat 2020: "Just like all the other kids planting trees today, we too - we want to plant and we can plant," said Tahel Cohen, aged 11.
Four-hundred Jewish and Bedouin schoolchildren from all over the Negev come together to plant trees for Tu Bishvat in Lahav Forest.
KKL-JNF’s online 100,000 Tree Challenge is Israel’s biggest eco-tech project yet
Australia is being ravaged by the most devastating and unprecedented bushﬁre season
During the visit, held as part of World Holocaust Forum events in Israel, the French President also met with 3rd generation descendants of Jewish deportees.
Meaningful moments: respite days for families from the beleaguered Gaza border region and accessible fun days for children with special needs.
Dear visitors: On your next picnic, please do not bring disposable plastic utensils into our forests. The forests and wildlife of Israel depend on you behaving responsibly.
“Project 2040 will breathe new life into Israel’s periphery”, said KKL-JNF World Chairman Danny Atar, at the Israel 2040 conference in Nof HaGalil
At KKL-JNF, every day is International Accessibility Day. Around Israel, you can find KKL-JNF forests, parks and tourism sites that are accessible to visitors of all abilities.
The children got to bake pita on a saj, learned about the map of the Land of Israel, enjoyed beautiful views, had fun with the KKL-JNF Activity Mobile and more…
The need to save our planet has become an imperative and we will do everything possible to keep it green, clean and healthy for generations to come!
Dr. Markel: “KKL-JNF forests absorb about one million tons of carbon annually - about 3.7 tons of carbon dioxide”
The Path of the Sages, renovated and expanded thanks to the support of Friends of KKL Mexico, is now open to visitors.
Empowering outlying communities: Local teens develop apps at the 2nd annual entrepreneurship and app development course at KKL-JNF House in Nof HaGalil.
Some 200 educators from 50 schools around the world participated in the 2019 International Educators Conference, where they gained the tools to connect their students with Israel.
“There is a lot of heart and love in this beautiful place.” -Shimon Abuchatzeira, Director of KKL-JNF Houses for Excellence
Veteran Israelis who had been illegal immigrants abroad the Exodus attended the ceremony together with their descendants.
With Etgarim at KKL-JNF’s Field and Forest Center in Tzipori, youth with special needs can zip-line, climb walls and even navigate a 25-meter ropes course, just like any other brave kid.
KKL-JNF surveys the damage wrought by incendiary balloons in Gaza border region forests.
As part of national efforts to prevent fatal car accidents on Highway 90, KKL-JNF will build rest stops along the southern section of the road.
The new pump track in the desert town of Mitzpe Ramon was built with the support of KKL-JNF’s friends in Sweden, in memory of Mietek Grocher, Z”L.
Thanks to the fire prevention measures set in motion last year, the fires are causing less destruction this time around.
110m NIS work plan includes land development for housing, agriculture and roads, repairing existing forests and infrastructure, new cycling trails, community respite activities and informal education
“Unlike 80 years ago when Jews were murdered, the people of Pittsburgh rallied to help those under attack. The police and politicians…stood up and said ‘never again,” said Pittsburgh Mayor.
Israel’s first Rotary club was established in Jerusalem, in 1929. Today, 90 years later, there are 58 Rotary clubs in Israel, with about 1,500 members.
“We want the future generations of children in Guatemala to have a park they share with the children of Israel,” said Mario Búcaro, Guatemalan Ambassador to Israel
A delegation of German-speaking members of the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) spent a day with KKL-JNF on the Gaza Border and planted trees in a ceremony in Tzora Forest.
Liberian President George Manneh Weah plants an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem, becoming the 112th head of state to do so.
This special event, which brought much joy to the 120 children and their teachers, was made possible by KKL-JNF supporters in Germany.
Lithuanian PM Saulius Skevernelis becomes the 108th head of state to plant an olive tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations as a symbol of friendship with Israel and the Jewish People.
On Tuesday, February 5, Austrian President Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen became the 109th head of state to plant an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem.
Young American, Russian and Ukrainian participants in the Masa Israel Journey program plant trees together with IDF Border Guard recruits on their base in Michmash.
JNF UK and KKL-JNF release Notes of Hope, a collection of musical works composed by Nazi death camp inmates. You can now watch the entire concert online.
Tuesday, January 8: Family and friends dedicated a grove of trees in the Carmel Forest in memory of Canadian philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman z"l, one year after their sudden deaths.
Six volunteers from the Czech Republic come to Israel to volunteer for 10 days in the Carmel Forest, an annual tradition since the great fires there in 2010.
Young members of MDA Youth and the Tzamid organization for people with special needs plant trees together in Emek Ayalon at a festive Tu Bishvat event sponsored by friends of JNF Holland.
A delegation of teachers and educators from twenty schools in Australia and New Zealand is embarking on a 10-day study tour of Israel.
The Goldenberg family dedicate a recreation area in the Carmel in memory of their daughter and sister Ellie, whose life was tragically cut short at age 22.