Calling all game-changers

December 21, 2014 by  
Filed under B'nai B'rith NSW, JNF, News

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  
Filed under JNF, News

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  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

JNF Australia is involved in the development of two new projects in Israel… Read more

Thank you, Australia

July 27, 2014 by  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under Younger Minds

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  
Filed under News

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

The box which helped build a country

February 26, 2014 by  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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

New bird watching centre near Tel Aviv funded by Australians

December 24, 2013 by  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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  
Filed under News

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

Holocaust Survivors in Israel Spend a Day with the JNF

October 17, 2013 by  
Filed under News

Over 400 people from Amcha centers in northern, central and southern Israel have spent a day on an ecological tour of KKL-JNF sites, including Alexander River Park, the Ilanot tree arboretum, KKL-JNF water reservoir and Herzl House in Hulda Forest…gifted by JNF Melbourne. Read more

Australian initiative cleans up Israel

September 11, 2013 by  
Filed under News

Volunteers from 250 localities took part in this year’s International Cleanup Day, an event that KKL-JNF has orchestrated in Israel for the past thirteen years. Read more

JNF Update

August 7, 2013 by  
Filed under News

The Jewish National Fund recently hosted a breakfast forum in Sydney addressed by Major-General Oren Shachor [Res.] co-founder of the Jerusalem Arbitration Center. Read more

Mapping a visit to Israel

July 22, 2013 by  
Filed under JNF, Mt Scopus, News

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

Maccabi contingent plants trees

July 16, 2013 by  
Filed under News

The Australian delegation to the Maccabiah Games sets out to plant trees at KKL-JNF’s planting center in Nahshon Forest. Read more

J-Wire visits Sha’ar HaNegev

June 6, 2013 by  
Filed under JNF, News

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  
Filed under JNF, News

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

Triple Dose of David

August 15, 2012 by  
Filed under News

Australian business luminary David Gonski has participated in three communal functions in less than 24 hours…a Magen David Adom lunch, a cocktail party for the Moriah Foundation and breakfast with the JNF. Read more

Sydney-funded scenic lookout inaugurated in the Negev

August 10, 2012 by  
Filed under News

The Scenic Lookout at Kibbutz Kramim in the Negev, donated by Gary and Sharon Hendler of Sydney, Australia, was inaugurated this week. Read more

Australian trees a boon for Israel’s bees

September 7, 2010 by  
Filed under News

Australian eucalyptus trees have come to the rescue of Israel’s bees…and reversed the dwindling production of honey. Read more

JNF president in daring fire rescue

August 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Uncategorised

Stuart Romm, president of the NSWJewish National Fund, risked his life rescuing his neighbour from his blazing home. Read more

JNF Annual Conference

July 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Uncategorised

All Australian states were represented at this year’s Jewish National Fund’s annual conference in Melbourne at which some important milestones and awards were made. Read more

170 Aussies plant JNF trees on IDF air force base

January 31, 2010 by  
Filed under News

170 18-yr-old Australians shared the planting of trees on TuBishvat with young Israelis on active duty at the Nevatim Air Force base…a first for JNF Read more

Bride gets her green wedding wish

January 20, 2010 by  
Filed under JNF

Adopt an Acacia is a new JNF initiative which has itself been adopted by Sydney couple Zoe and Darren Smorgon. Read more

Melbourne seeking names of fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terror

March 2, 2009 by  
Filed under UIA

Melbourne’s annual Yom Hazikaron Communal Commemoration is the time our community collectively grieves and honours Israel’s Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror and can offer some solace to bereaved families and friends of the fallen. Read more

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