Category Archive: Uncategorized

Jun 21

KKL-JNF to Sign MOU with Kenya

The Kenyan Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources, Professor Judi Wakhungu, is arriving for a visit in Israel. KKL-JNF will be hosting the minister for a visit to the south, and on June 27, a tree planting ceremony will take place in Jerusalem, at which a Memorandum of understanding will be signed between KKL-JNF …

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Jun 20

Soccer Tournament Donated by Marx Foundation

 Children and teenagers of Ethiopian descent from all over Israel participated in soccer clubs thanks to a contribution from the Marx Foundation in Germany, together with KKL-JNF and the Mifalot – Education, Society and Equality NGO. In 2016, the Foundation decided to support projects that further Israel’s Ethiopian community in cultural and social fields, including …

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Jun 15

Nine Measures of Beauty

 JerusaLENS Photography Exhibition officially opened at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem On Tuesday, June 6, in a festive launching. The competition leading to the exhibition was supported by JNF USA and KKL-JNF in Israel. KKL-JNF Director General Amnon Ben Ami congratulated the winners of the Jerusalem International Photo Challenge competition and everyone involved in the project, on behalf of KKL-JNF …

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Jun 08

Rivlin attends Italy’s Republic Day ceremony in Israel

Over 1,000 people participated in the event, which of course has environmental ramifications. This is where KKL-JNF enters the picture – together with the Italian embassy, it planted 120 trees to offset the carbon footprint created as a result of the event. The event, which took place on June 4 in the home of the …

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Jun 08

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton plants a tree in the Jerusalem Hills

It was after an official tour of Israel, together with 7 US Attorney Generals from 7 other states, when Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton and his wife Angela arrived at the KKL-JNF planting site at the Kennedy Memorial outside Jerusalem to plant a tree. Mr. and Mrs. Paxton were accompanied by their friends from …

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Jun 07

Celebrating Italian Republic Day in Israel

Over 1,000 people participated in the event, which of course has environmental ramifications. This is where KKL-JNF enters the picture – together with the Italian embassy, it planted 120 trees to offset the carbon footprint created as a result of the event. The event, which took place on June 4 in the home of the …

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Jun 07

Four JNF-USA Delegations, One Love for Israel

The delegations included key donors, a young leadership group and Christian lovers of Israel. Every group had a different program and different goals, but they are all united in their love for Israel. All in all, there were 200 people across all four groups, and came together on two special occasions: the national Jerusalem Day …

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Jun 07

Final preparations at the Rosh Tzippor birdwatching center

On May 28, exactly 10 days before the scheduled opening of the new Rosh Tzippor Birdwatching Center in Tel Aviv, JNF Australia supporter Marc Besen arrived to view the final preparations. He was greeted by KKL-JNF Deputy Head of the Central Region Yechiel Cohen, and Tali Azulai of KKL-JNF’s Australian Desk. Besen, who is one …

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May 29

KKL-JNF for Pre-military Academies in Israel’s Outlying Regions

At the annual conference of the Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies (Mechinot) that took place in Jerusalem on Thursday, May 25, KKL-JNF World Chairman Danny Atar announced that KKL-JNF will support mechinot in Israel’s peripheral regions.  The annual conference of the Joint Council for Mechinot (JCM) took place with the participation of the President of …

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May 29

Tupperware Brazil plants trees in Tzora Forest

“There was a fire in this forest a few months ago and we want to bring the forest back to life,” said KKL-JNF Latin American Department Director Ariel Goldgewicht, as he welcomed the group. He then explained to them the proper way to plant the trees so they would get the needed irrigation during the dry Israeli summer …

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