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By BARBARA SOFER
The top-tier Dan Company later bought the hotel and it became part of the prestigious chain that includes the iconic King David in Jerusalem.
By TALY SHARON
Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) is at its best this year.
Some 200 educators from 50 schools around the world participated in the 2019 International Educators Conference, where they gained the tools to connect their students with Israel.
Veteran Israelis who had been illegal immigrants abroad the Exodus attended the ceremony together with their descendants.
With Etgarim at KKL-JNF’s Field and Forest Center in Tzipori, youth with special needs can zip-line, climb walls and even navigate a 25-meter ropes course, just like any other brave kid.
KKL-JNF surveys the damage wrought by incendiary balloons in Gaza border region forests.
As part of national efforts to prevent fatal car accidents on Highway 90, KKL-JNF will build rest stops along the southern section of the road.
The new pump track in the desert town of Mitzpe Ramon was built with the support of KKL-JNF’s friends in Sweden, in memory of Mietek Grocher, Z”L.
Thanks to the fire prevention measures set in motion last year, the fires are causing less destruction this time around.
By DAVID DIMOLFETTA
Registered subscriber usage of the service has increased every month since its founding and nearly 10,000 customers are currently subscribed.
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
Jewish Agency ‘Youth Futures’ program bridges gaps in Jerusalem
110m NIS work plan includes land development for housing, agriculture and roads, repairing existing forests and infrastructure, new cycling trails, community respite activities and informal education
“Unlike 80 years ago when Jews were murdered, the people of Pittsburgh rallied to help those under attack. The police and politicians…stood up and said ‘never again,” said Pittsburgh Mayor.
Israel’s first Rotary club was established in Jerusalem, in 1929. Today, 90 years later, there are 58 Rotary clubs in Israel, with about 1,500 members.
“We want the future generations of children in Guatemala to have a park they share with the children of Israel,” said Mario Búcaro, Guatemalan Ambassador to Israel
A delegation of German-speaking members of the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) spent a day with KKL-JNF on the Gaza Border and planted trees in a ceremony in Tzora Forest.
Liberian President George Manneh Weah plants an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem, becoming the 112th head of state to do so.
“Unlike 80 years ago when Jews were murdered, the people of Pittsburgh rallied to help those under attack. The police and politicians…stood up and said ‘never again’,” Bill Peduto.
This special event, which brought much joy to the 120 children and their teachers, was made possible by KKL-JNF supporters in Germany.
Lithuanian PM Saulius Skevernelis becomes the 108th head of state to plant an olive tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations as a symbol of friendship with Israel and the Jewish People.
On Tuesday, February 5, Austrian President Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen became the 109th head of state to plant an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Young American, Russian and Ukrainian participants in the Masa Israel Journey program plant trees together with IDF Border Guard recruits on their base in Michmash.
JNF UK and KKL-JNF release Notes of Hope, a collection of musical works composed by Nazi death camp inmates. You can now watch the entire concert online.
Tuesday, January 8: Family and friends dedicated a grove of trees in the Carmel Forest in memory of Canadian philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman z"l, one year after their sudden deaths.
Six volunteers from the Czech Republic come to Israel to volunteer for 10 days in the Carmel Forest, an annual tradition since the great fires there in 2010.
Young members of MDA Youth and the Tzamid organization for people with special needs plant trees together in Emek Ayalon at a festive Tu Bishvat event sponsored by friends of JNF Holland.
By YAFIT OVADIA
Nir Bar David said: “This is a process that will streamline the treatment of waste throughout the region and will enable a wider view of the quality of recycling."