Israeli planting in Negev is ‘Mansour Abbas’ most significant test,’ Islamic movement says

January 13, 2022 by  
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The clashes in the Negev resumed Wednesday morning and continued for the second day in a row. Residents of the unrecognized Bedouin villages worked to prevent the Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) tractors from preparing the land for planting. Read more

Bedouin riot, try to derail train, over JNF planting in the Negev

January 13, 2022 by  
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Bedouin clans rioted in the northern Negev on Tuesday night, tried to derail a train, and clashed with police, following JNF planting of trees on land the Al-Atrash clan claims as its own. Read more

JNF Australia Educators Study Tour Australia-Israel January 2022

November 1, 2021 by  
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The Educators Study Tour brings teachers  and principals from Australia to Israel for 10 unforgettable days of experiential learning about Israel’s rich heritage and the past, present, and future of the country. Read more

2021 Young Adult Changemaker Awards feature $5000 category honouring Joshua Levi

September 6, 2021 by  
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Nominations are now open for this year’s B’nai B’rith & JNF Youth & Young Adult Changemaker Awards program. Read more

Imbecilic insanity

August 27, 2021 by  
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Former United Kingdom Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is reported as having called the American Administration’s total pullout from Afghanistan as imbecilic. Read more

Ron Dermer and Noa Tishby to join International Line-up at Virtual Gala for JNF’s 120th Anniversary

August 25, 2021 by  
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Ron Dermer, Israel’s 18th Ambassador to the US, Noa Tishby, actress and activist, Elon Gold, comedian and actor, and, leading Israeli and Eurovision singer Eden Alene will headline JNF’s Virtual Gala marking the organisation’s 120th anniversary.

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Israeli officials: Palestinian incendiary devices started fires in border communities

August 24, 2021 by  
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Nine fires broke out on Monday near Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip that Israeli investigators believe were started by incendiary balloons launched from the Hamas-controlled enclave, reported Ynet. Read more

Aug-29 8pm zoom: Dr Norman Swan talks to the head of the Israel team searching for a COVID treatment

August 20, 2021 by  
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Professor Nadir Arber will talk with Dr Norman Swan about the drug he has developed to treat COVID. Read more

Dr Norman Swan talks to the head of the Israel team searching for a COVID treatment

Professor Nadir Arber will talk with Dr Norman Swan about the drug he has developed to treat COVID. Read more

Fire Commissioner: worst blaze in Jerusalem area caused by Man

August 16, 2021 by  
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The worst blaze to wreak havoc on the forests surrounding Jerusalem in decades was caused by man, firefighting investigators estimate. Read more

Australia’s good work in the Negev

August 10, 2021 by  
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The Triguboff Switch Centre in the Negev launched its first summer camp for 50 youngsters from the Bedouin villages of Rahat, Lakia, Hora, and Kuseife, whose parents are employed in the Idan Hanegev Industrial Zone. Read more

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to ongoing arson attacks

July 5, 2021 by  
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Israeli warplanes struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday morning in response to the launch of airborne incendiary devices into Israeli territory, the Israeli military reported. Read more

JNF Educators Tour

January 16, 2020 by  
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75 educators from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and NZ recently returned from the JNF Australia Educators Study Tour in Israel. Read more

Ceremony at Living Memorial site in Jerusalem pays tribute to 9/11 victims

September 12, 2019 by  
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An annual ceremony was held at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to honour victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. Read more

KKL-JNF and B’nai B’rith mark heroism of Jewish Rescuers during Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony 

May 3, 2019 by  
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The B’nai B’rith World Centre in Jerusalem and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) have held a unique joint Holocaust commemoration ceremony on Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah). Read more

Kids get a ‘time out’ from the unrest near Gaza

August 28, 2018 by  
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For five months now, since March 2018, Israeli communities bordering Gaza have sustained ongoing terrorism and arson from hundreds of rockets and incendiary devices, causing constant stress and chaos for the 50,000 people who call this region home…writes Rachel Kontorovich/JNS. Read more

Carmel students visit the Negev

July 18, 2018 by  
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Every year, tenth grade students from the Carmel School in Perth embark on a Shorashim (‘roots’) journey in Israel.

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Changemakers shine

June 28, 2018 by  
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Perth’s Carmel School graduate Talya Faigenbaum and current Year 12 student, Gila Cherny recently won in their categories at the JNF B’nai B’rith Jewish Changemaker Awards in Sydney. Read more

Dassi Erlich tells her story

June 27, 2018 by  
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JNFNSW, in collaboration of the Jewish House and The Australian Jewish News, raised awareness for victims of child sexual abuse and support for the Association of Rape Crisis Centres in Israel.  Read more

The truth behind Fauda

June 21, 2018 by  
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JNFuture is the gateway for the next generation of active Jewish leadership. Read more

Rob Schneider honoured in Israel

November 18, 2017 by  
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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

KKL-JNF workers protest government actions outside Prime Minister’s office

November 13, 2017 by  
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Employees of the Keren Kayemet Le’Israel-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) protested outside Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem against the government’s intention to legislate a law in the Knesset that will significantly damage the independence and functioning of the KKL-JNF. Read more

Inauguration of the Beersheba Museum

November 2, 2017 by  
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Following the ceremony in Beersheba commemorating the 100th anniversary of the historic ANZAC battle that triumphed over the Ottoman Empire during WWI, leaders from Israel, Australia, New Zealand and KKL-JNF came together to inaugurate the ANZAC Museum established by the Keren Kayemet Le’Israel (KKL-JNF) and JNF Australia. Read more

JNF Emergency Appeal

November 25, 2016 by  
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An urgent appeal has been launched by the JNF to raise funds to cover the cost of fighting widespread fires which are enveloping areas across Israel. Read more

Bird watching in the centre of Tel Aviv

November 9, 2016 by  
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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

Rabin memorial in Double Bay

November 2, 2015 by  
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Nestling in the shade of an olive tree sits a memorial to the late Yitzhak Rabin….not in Israel but metres away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney’s busy Double Bay. Read more

Restored Allenby park opened

May 21, 2015 by  
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A JNF delegation from Australia has attended the official opening of Allenby Park in Be’er Sheva.

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JNF Victoria has shared presidency

March 24, 2015 by  
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Michael Carp will become Co-President of JNF Victoria together with Simone Szalmuk-Singer, the current Victorian President. Read more

Operating under Knesset law

March 12, 2015 by  
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Recent assertions by the UIA about their “unique” status has raised serious concerns within the boardrooms and offices of other Zionist organisations…writes JNF CEO Dan Springer.

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New group for JNF

March 6, 2015 by  
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JNF has recently created a new and exciting group for ‘young retirees’ called Zahav, or gold in English. Read more

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