Green Israel

Latest news on environmental sustainability and social change initiatives in Israel from KKL-JNF, Israel's largest green organization. KKL-JNF is building the land of Israel for tomorrow.

Czech Republic Archbishop Celebrates Tu Bishvat in Prague

His Eminence Cardinal Dominik Duka, the Archbishop of Czech Republic, celebrates Tu Bishvat at his palace next to the Prague Castle, with KKL-JNF Czech Repubic.

By KKL-JNF
12/03/2020

KKL-JNF, Local Government Pave the Way to Beer Sheva 2040

Beersheba Mayor: "This is not just a plan of the Beer Sheva municipality; this is a national project."

By KKL-JNF
10/03/2020

Ambassadors at Hula Lake Park: “Opportunity for Shared Learning and Cooperation”

“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

By KKL-JNF
03/03/2020

New Negev Forest Commemorates Jews of Pre-WWII Lithuania

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.

By KKL-JNF
24/02/2020

President of Israel Recognizes Young Activists for Education and Community

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin: “The heart expands at seeing everyone here”

By KKL-JNF
20/02/2020

Jewish and Bedouin Youth Plant a Shared Future in the Negev

Four-hundred Jewish and Bedouin schoolchildren from all over the Negev come together to plant trees for Tu Bishvat in Lahav Forest.

By KKL-JNF
12/02/2020

Special Needs Children Plant Trees in Lahav Forest

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.

By KKL-JNF
12/02/2020
Save the planet from the convenience of your smartphone. By: Haim Versano, KKL-JNF Spokesperson Offi

Saving the Planet with a Click

KKL-JNF’s online 100,000 Tree Challenge is Israel’s biggest eco-tech project yet

By KKL-JNF
05/02/2020
Fire trucks are seen during a bushfire in Werombi, 50 km southwest of Sydney, Australia.

Australia Restoration - Act of Solidarity - Bushfire Relief Event

Australia is being ravaged by the most devastating and unprecedented bushfire season

By KKL-JNF
30/01/2020
French President Emmanuel Macron visits the KKL-JNF Memorial to the Deportation of Jews from France.

President Emmanuel Macron Visits KKL-JNF Holocaust Memorial to the Deportation of French Jews

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.

By KKL-JNF
29/01/2020

This Was Chanukah: 2019 Highlights from around Israel

Meaningful moments: respite days for families from the beleaguered Gaza border region and accessible fun days for children with special needs.

By KKL-JNF
13/01/2020

KKL-JNF Holds Panel with Regional Decision Makers on Strengthening the Negev & Galilee

“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

By KKL-JNF
26/12/2019

KKL-JNF: Keep Disposable Plastics out of Israel’s forests

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.

By KKL-JNF
26/12/2019

Accessibility is in Our Nature

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.

By KKL-JNF
15/12/2019
40 students from Sderot with special needs at KKL-JNF Field and Forest Center in Yatir Forest

Respite for special needs children from Israel’s south

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…

By KKL-JNF
13/12/2019
Dr. Doron Merkel, KKL-JNF Chief Scientist

KKL-JNF Forests - The Green Lungs of Israel!

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!

By KKL-JNF
13/12/2019

KKL-JNF Inaugurates the Renewed ‘Path of the Sages’ in Biriya Forest

The Path of the Sages, renovated and expanded thanks to the support of Friends of KKL Mexico, is now open to visitors.

By KKL-JNF
27/11/2019

Chief KKL-JNF Scientist: “Forests are the Answer to Climate Change”

Dr. Markel: “KKL-JNF forests absorb about one million tons of carbon annually - about 3.7 tons of carbon dioxide”

By KKL-JNF
27/11/2019

KKL-JNF House Nof HaGalil Holds 2nd Annual Hackathon for Teens

Empowering outlying communities: Local teens develop apps at the 2nd annual entrepreneurship and app development course at KKL-JNF House in Nof HaGalil.

By KKL-JNF
20/08/2019

Upper Nazareth: Students Eligible for Matriculation up by 15%, Thanks to KKL-JNF House

“There is a lot of heart and love in this beautiful place.” -Shimon Abuchatzeira, Director of KKL-JNF Houses for Excellence

By KKL-JNF
31/07/2019

2019 International Educators Conference in Israel

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.

By KKL-JNF
31/07/2019

Special Needs Children Soar among the Treetops

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.

By KKL-JNF
25/07/2019

Remembering the ‘Exodus 1947’, in the Carmel Mountains

Veteran Israelis who had been illegal immigrants abroad the Exodus attended the ceremony together with their descendants.

By KKL-JNF
25/07/2019
Can you spot the KKL-JNF firefighter extinguishing a fire at the Vermolin recreation site? Photo: Mo

Gaza Border Fires: 138 Incidents, 180 Acres Burnt

KKL-JNF surveys the damage wrought by incendiary balloons in Gaza border region forests.

By KKL-JNF
14/07/2019

KKL-JNF to Build Rest Stops along Israel’s Highway 90

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.

By KKL-JNF
11/07/2019
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