Thousands celebrate Chanukah at the Zoo

December 15, 2020 by  

Sydney community organisations Jewish House and JNF NSW united to host around 2,000 families and individuals at a family day out at Taronga Zoo. Read more

It’s official! JNF Australia and Grandma Moses are in the Guiness Book of Records

March 18, 2020 by  

JNF NSW Executive Director Gabbie Budai has received confirmation that JNF Australia and Grandma Moses are officially the Guinness World Record holders for the longest braided loaf of bread. Read more

Blue Box’s Paul Lowinger has no limit to his territory

March 11, 2020 by  

Paul Lowinger, JNF NSW’s Blue Box Chairman says his territory extends from Sydney to Manhattan plus NSW regional centres. Read more

JNFuture Leaders

July 4, 2019 by  

Fourteen young Australians have returned from Israel inspired, motivated and excited to contribute to Israel and our local Jewish community. Read more

Green Sunday: Melbourne

February 12, 2019 by  

Over 200 volunteers gave their time in support of JNF Victoria’s Green Sunday Campaign. Read more

JNF on tour: Day 3

January 4, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

Honoring the memory of the 9/11 victims at the Living Memorial site in Jerusalem

September 7, 2018 by  

As the world commemorated seventeen years since the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States, the Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF), Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF) and the US Embassy in Israel held their annual memorial ceremony to honor those who perished. Read more

Realising Ben-Gurion’s dream

February 14, 2018 by  

Eran Doron is the mayor of the Ramat HaNegev Regional Council in which its territory represents 22% of the land  of Israel. He talks to J-Wire. Read more

Green Sunday: Melbourne

February 13, 2018 by  

Over a hundred volunteers from organisations including BJE Emet, Habonim, Tzofim, Betar, Tora Metzion, Sherut, B’nei Akiva and students from The King David School and Leibler Yavnah College participated in JNF’s Green Sunday campaign in Melbourne on the weekend. Read more

Green Sunday: Perth

February 13, 2018 by  

JNF WA had a record year of youth volunteers for the Green Sunday campaign. Read more

JNF campaign gala in Melbourne

September 13, 2017 by  

Honouring heroes of the past and present and securing Israel’s future – JNF welcomed more than 1000 guests to this year’s Annual Campaign Gala event on Sunday evening at the Crown Palladium.  Read more

JNF NSW Annual Dinner

September 11, 2017 by  

High demand for tickets to JNF’s Annual Dinner meant a full house with over 850 guests gathered in Sydney in support of Sderot Park of Courage in Israel’s Negev.

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Sydney girl scores third prize in national art competition

August 22, 2017 by  

Adena Sheps from Emanuel School in Sydney has received the 3rd place prize in the National Harry Bell Memorial Art Competition proudly sponsored by JNF, AICC, Shekinah Tours, Beersheba 100 Committee, Melbourne Racing Club, and The Jericho Cup. Read more

Mofaz addresses JNF Gala Dinner

September 12, 2016 by  

Over 800 guests learned about the particular difficulties for a young man living in the Negev town of Ofakim and keynote speaker Lt. Gen (Ret.) Shaul Mofaz gave a moving address at JNF’s Gala Dinner in Sydney

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Mofaz visits Canberra

September 9, 2016 by  

Lt Gen (Ret) Shaul Mofaz, Israel’s former Deputy Prime Minister, Defence Minister and IDF Chief of Staff has visited Canberra where he met the Australian Ministers of Defence, Senator Marise Payne and Veterans Affairs, Dan Tehan. 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

Mayor of Jerusalem keynote speaker for JNF

August 5, 2015 by  

JNF Australia has announced that Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem will be the keynote speaker at this year’s JNF Annual Dinners. 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

JNF Gold Patrons in Melbourne

July 9, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s JNF Gold Patrons have attended an event featuring informative and interesting presentations from Ethy Levy, Israel Trade Commissioner and Dr David Malet, expert and senior lecturer in International Relations. Read more

Restored Allenby park opened

A JNF delegation from Australia has attended the official opening of Allenby Park in Be’er Sheva.

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Calling all game-changers

December 21, 2014 by  

B’nai B’rith Alfred Dreyfus Anti Defamation Unit and JNF Australia are calling for nominations for their annual National “Game Changers” Awards. Read more

At the JNF wicket

December 18, 2014 by  

Legendary South African Test cricketer was guest of honour at a recent JNF breakfast. Read more

JNF provides a welcome respite

August 19, 2014 by  

More than 2,500 Israeli schoolchildren whose homes are close to the Gaza border have received a welcome break from the tension generated by a daily dose of rockets…they were bussed to safer pastures for respite courtesy of the Jewish National Fund’s Australian arm. Read more

Mapping a visit to Israel

July 22, 2013 by  

JNF Education Director, Erez Feinberg, has initiated a project at Mount Scopus College working with students to build a papier mache model showing the landscape of Israel. Read more

J-Wire visits Sha’ar HaNegev

June 6, 2013 by  

On a recent visit to Israel, J-Wire visited the secondary school at Sha’ar HaNegev, 4kms from Israel’s border with Gaza…and still a weekly target for Qassam rockets launched from Gaza. Read more

The Struggle for the Negev

February 26, 2013 by  

Ari Briggs – International Director of Regavim, an Israeli Non-Government Organization, and JNF Shaliach Ygal Shapir  have shared a platform at Sydney’s The Central Synagogue discussing good and bad news coming out of the Negev. Read more

Melbourne Science Writer visits JNF Projects

February 22, 2013 by  

Melbourne-based science writer Dr. Elizabeth Finkel has visited KKL-JNF agricultural projects in Israel, as part of her research for her upcoming book on feeding the world in the future. Read more

2013 Green Sunday

February 4, 2013 by  

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