Carmel students visit the Negev

July 18, 2018 by  

Every year, tenth grade students from the Carmel School in Perth embark on a Shorashim (‘roots’) journey in Israel.

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Rob Schneider honoured in Israel

November 18, 2017 by  

The Gushing Pond at the Rosh Tzippor Bird Park in Ramat Gan was dedicated in honor of Robert Schneider, former CEO of JNF Australia in the presence of many dignitaries, colleagues, family, and friends. Read more

New Zealand Governor General plants a tree in Jerusalem

October 31, 2017 by  

In Israel to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba in which the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) liberated the city from the Turks and Germans, New Zealand Governor General Dame Patricia Lee Reddy took the time to plant a tree at the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem as a symbol of friendship between her country and Israel. Read more

ANZAC Centenary Mission traces the footsteps of the soldiers from the Jordan Valley to Beersheba

October 26, 2017 by  

Hundreds of Australian guests have converged on Israel to honour the 100th anniversary of the British conquest of Palestine during World War One, with the participation of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).

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Young Australian Policy Shapers Visit Israel

January 25, 2017 by  

Three delegations of young government officials and political advisors from Australia have come to tour Israel in order to get to know the country and acquire a better understanding of the complexities of life in the country.
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Bird watching in the centre of Tel Aviv

November 9, 2016 by  

The dream of the Bird-watching Center in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park’s Rosh Tzippor Forest is  becoming a reality thanks to JNF Australia and one of its major donors. Read more

ANZAC Museum cornerstone set in Beersheba

April 19, 2016 by  

The cornerstone for the ANZAC Museum in Beersheba has been set at a ceremony attended by JNF officials from Australia and the Australian ambassador to Israel. Read more

Bolot family supports lone soldier clubhouse

March 9, 2016 by  

An upgraded clubhouse for lone soldiers who have immigrated to Israel without their parents has been established in Raanana with the support of JNF Australia and the Bolot family of Sydney, Auckland and London. Read more

Political activists and advisors visit Sderot

January 13, 2016 by  

Fifteen political Australian activists and advisors on a visit to Israel to learn firsthand about the current situation have visited Sderot close to the border with Gaza. Read more

New JNF project inaugurated in Israel

October 14, 2015 by  

A new two-classroom building at the Misgav Regional Sustainability Education Centre built with donations from the estate of Stephen and Rita Gerstl and from Brad and Beverly Garlick from Sydney, has been inaugurated Read more

Memories, growth and new life

September 18, 2015 by  

Holocaust survivors from all over Israel have spent two days touring southern and northern Israel…an annual tradition thanks to a contribution from Bindy and David Koadlow, friends of JNF Australia, who joined the trip this year. Read more

Australian legislators visit the Gaza border

July 31, 2015 by  

A delegation of legislators and political advisors from Australia toured the Gaza perimeter to learn first hand about life on the border and to hear about different projects promoted by KKL-JNF for the benefit of frontline residents. Read more

A new birdwatching centre in Israel

July 30, 2015 by  

In the middle of the noisy metropolis in central Israel known as Gush Dan, a unique gem of nature is now being created, which will introduce visitors to the world of birds… thanks to the support of JNF Australia. Read more

Australian and Israeli teenagers get together

July 9, 2015 by  

About 40 students from the Carmel School in Perth have toured the Negev in the footsteps of Ben Gurion’s vision for making the desert bloom. Read more

Triguboffs at dedication of an IDF meeting place

February 23, 2015 by  

Sydney’s Harry and Rhonda Triguboff are the patrons of a recently dedicated green meeting place in Raanana for lone soldiers who immigrated to Israel without their parents. Read more

Melbourne JNF supporters tour the Negev

January 21, 2015 by  

JNF supporters from Melbourne have toured the Negev and Gaza Border. Read more

JNF Australia backs new children’s centre

January 15, 2015 by  

JNF Australia has dedicated the new Arava Children’s Environmental Centre in the Negev village of Sapir. Read more

Israeli Holocaust survivors tour the Negev

November 28, 2014 by  

Three hundred holocaust survivors from Amcha social clubs all over Israel got together for a day trip to KKL-JNF sites in southern Israel…funded by a family from Melbourne. Read more

Thank you, Australia

July 27, 2014 by  

The JNF is continuing to offer children and families from the south a range of activities that provide a brief respite from the tense security situation. Watch the video… Read more

JNF Australia provides respite

July 22, 2014 by  

Twenty families from Shlomit, a community situated near the border with the Gaza Strip, left for a weekend of peaceful activities in natural surroundings at KKL-JNF’s Field and Forest Center at Lavie, far from the terrors of the rocket fire they have been enduring. This respite weekend was made possible thanks to donations from KKL-JNF’s Friends in Australia. Read more

Anzac Day in Israel

April 30, 2014 by  

250 young Australians have participated in a two day program with the Jewish National Fund in Israel commemorating Anzac Day 2014. Read more

JNF Office Opens in New Zealand

April 8, 2014 by  

The Jewish National Fund has opened an office in New Zealand. Read more

The box which helped build a country

February 26, 2014 by  

A sculpture of the iconic Blue Box has been dedicated at the Ruppin Academic Center near Netanya by KKL-JNF  to honor the memory of David, Gita and Michael Hoffman of Perth, Western Australia, whose legacy and generous support of KKL-JNF’s atcivities made the contribution of the sculpture possible. Read more

Israel’s water technology impresses Melbourne lecturer

February 21, 2014 by  

A lecturer in groundwater at Melbourne’s Monash University has toured Israel’s water technology facilities. Read more

Vidor project opened in Israel

February 12, 2014 by  

Sydney-based Lottie and Ervin Vidor have attended the opening of the Vidor Family Visitors’ Center in the Arava region of Israel. Read more

60km scenic route in the Negev to be named after Sharon

January 15, 2014 by  

KKL-JNF will commemorate Ariel Sharon, the 11th Prime Minister of Israel, with a 60km scenic route in Nahal Shikma in the Negev, to pass through Sharon’s Sycamore Ranch (Havat Shikmim) and near the graves of the former Prime Minister and his wife Lily. Read more

New bird watching centre near Tel Aviv funded by Australians

December 24, 2013 by  

The ceremony to celebrate the laying of the foundation stone for the new Rosh Tzippor bird-watching centre to be established in the forest in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park. Read more

Victorian political leader visits the Negev

December 11, 2013 by  

The Leader of the Labor Opposition party in Victoria has visited the Western Negev in Israel. Read more

Sir Zelman Cowen Forest in Israel

November 6, 2013 by  

A forest near Nachal Assaf in the Western Negev has been dedicated in honor of the late Sir Zelman Cowen,  Governer-General of Australia from 1977 to 1982. Read more

PNG Prime Minister plants tree

October 27, 2013 by  

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has planted a tree during a recent visit to Israel. Read more

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