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

The Changemakers

March 3, 2015 by  
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B’nai B’rith & JNF will acknowledge those whose contributions have helped society. Read more

Triguboffs at dedication of an IDF meeting place

February 23, 2015 by  
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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  
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JNF supporters from Melbourne have toured the Negev and Gaza Border. Read more

Calling all game-changers

December 21, 2014 by  
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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  
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Legendary South African Test cricketer was guest of honour at a recent JNF breakfast. Read more

Israeli Holocaust survivors tour the Negev

November 28, 2014 by  
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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

Australia in the Negev

November 18, 2014 by  
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JNF Australia is involved in the development of two new projects in Israel… Read more

Thank you, Australia

July 27, 2014 by  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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The Jewish National Fund has opened an office in New Zealand. Read more

The box which helped build a country

February 26, 2014 by  
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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

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