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Australian Anti-Semitic Attack: '20 Minutes of Dread'

JNF emissary was among Jews attacked by anti-Semitic gang in Australia. He shares his story.

Australian Anti-Semitic Attack: '20 Minutes of Dread'

Protesters Scream ‘Long Live the Intifada’ at JNF Event

Protesters in Colorado praise the ‘Intifada’ outside JNF event. JNF organizers say, ‘we’re used to it.’

Protesters Scream ‘Long Live the Intifada’ at JNF Event

Zionism, With a ‘Big Z’

The big momentum in Jewish activism in America today, says Jewish National Fund CEO Russell F. Robinson, is the "Big Z" - Zionism.

Zionism, With a ‘Big Z’

Shalit Visit to Canada Raises Eyebrows

B'nai Brith Canada suggests that Gilad Shalit is no hero and having him speak in Canada broadcasts a message of weakness.

Shalit Visit to Canada Raises Eyebrows

'Lapid Hitler Photo Contributes to Anti-Semitism Worldwide'

JNF issues harsh condemnation after a photo was published on Facebook depicting Israeli Minister of Finance Yair Lapid as Adolf Hitler.

'Lapid Hitler Photo Contributes to Anti-Semitism Worldwide'

In '$500k Speech,' Clinton Praises, Lectures Israelis

In a sometimes rambling speech, an aging Bill Clinton praised Israel's high tech and lectured on the need for Israeli concessions

In '$500k Speech,' Clinton Praises, Lectures Israelis

JNF Withdraws from $500,000 Clinton Event

Following outrage in Israel and abroad, the Jewish National Fund says it won't pay former U.S. President $500,000 to speak at a gala.

JNF Withdraws from $500,000 Clinton Event

Colorado Governor on Visit to Israel

Colorado Governor John Wright Hickenlooper is on Israel on a visit, and he planted a tree in the Jerusalem hills

Colorado Governor on Visit to Israel

Passover Tourism Yields 2 Million Israelis, 750 Tons of Trash

Millions of Israelis elected to stay home this Passover season and tour the nation’s wonders rather than travel abroad.

Passover Tourism Yields 2 Million Israelis, 750 Tons of Trash

JNF: After Infrastructures, It's Time to Work on Human Resources

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) has joined forces with Nefesh B’Nefesh to promote aliyah to Israel.

JNF: After Infrastructures, It's Time to Work on Human Resources

Defense Against Gaza Terrorism: Trees

IDF brings back decades-old ‘defensive forestation’ strategy to protect Israelis from Gaza terrorists’ fire.

Defense Against Gaza Terrorism: Trees

Video: JNF Celebrates Tu B'Shvat

The JNF launches its celebrations in honor of Tu B'Shvat, the New Year for Trees on which it is customary to plant trees.

Video: JNF Celebrates Tu B'Shvat

JNF: Hundreds of Thousands of Trees to be Planted This Week

While Election Day has been getting all the publicity, another, more traditional event takes place this week as well – Tu Bishvat

JNF: Hundreds of Thousands of Trees to be Planted This Week

Hadassah President Plants First Tree in New Be'er Sheva Forest

Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, and planted in Be'er Sheva the first tree in a forest dedicated to the Sandy Hook victims.

Hadassah President Plants First Tree in New Be'er Sheva Forest

JNF Fundraiser Disrupted by Pro-PA Rioters in Berlin

A fundraiser last Thursday for the Jewish National Fund and Israeli House was disrupted by pro-Palestinian Authority anarchists in Berlin.

JNF Fundraiser Disrupted by Pro-PA Rioters in Berlin

JNF Reservoirs Helped Israel Through Drought

Arutz Sheva visits the JNF’s booth at the Cleantech exhibition, learns how JNF helped enrich Israel with 260 million cubic meters of water.

JNF Reservoirs Helped Israel Through Drought

British Delegation to Israel Includes Pro-IDF Commander

JNF-UK sponsors visit to Israel of a British delegation, including Richard Kemp who testified in favor of the IDF.

British Delegation to Israel Includes Pro-IDF Commander

Eldad: Why Did JNF Give in to Bedouin Land Thieves?

MK Eldad demands to know why the JNF stopped a forestation project, warns that perhaps JNF donors should be encouraged to give elsewhere.

Eldad: Why Did JNF Give in to Bedouin Land Thieves?

JNF Offers Lets Tourists Be ‘Forester for a Day’

A new Jewish National Fund (JNF) program allows tourists to be “forester for a day” and help prevent fires and keep Israel green.

JNF Offers Lets Tourists Be ‘Forester for a Day’

British PM Quits as JNF Patron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned as a Jewish National Fund patron. Pro-PA campaigners said he buckled to their pressure.

British PM Quits as JNF Patron

JNF Trees to Protect Gaza Belt Towns

The Jewish National Fund plans to help protect Gaza Belt towns in the Negev by planting trees to block terrorist visibility.

JNF Trees to Protect Gaza Belt Towns

Visiting US 8th Graders ‘Plant’ $18,000 for Carmel Forest

Thirty eighth-graders returned to the US Sunday after donating to the Jewish National Fund $18,000 they raised following the Carmel fire disaster.

Visiting US 8th Graders ‘Plant’ $18,000 for Carmel Forest

PA Developer Vows to Uproot Trees Donated by JNF

Some 3,000 trees donated in 2009 by JNF to the new PA city of Rawabi, north of Ramallah, are to be uprooted by the developer.

PA Developer Vows to Uproot Trees Donated by JNF

Movie Stars Plant ‘Hollywood Boulevard' in Jerusalem Forest

US movie stars, avoiding publicity and the usual artists’ call to boycott Israel, plant trees on “Hollywood Boulevard” in the Jerusalem Forest.

Movie Stars Plant ‘Hollywood Boulevard' in Jerusalem Forest

After the Carmel Fire - Will Nature Renew Itself?

INNTV visits the Carmel forest a week after the wildfire and speaks with JNF officials about its plans to renew the area.

After the Carmel Fire - Will Nature Renew Itself?

Hecklers Cut Short JNF Assembly Session

JNF Chairman Shtentzler after 'sabotaged' meeting: 'Someone is trying to take over the JNF by undemocratic means.'

Hecklers Cut Short JNF Assembly Session

Watchdog Group Looks Into State Land for Arab Shepherds

The government watchdog group Ometz asks why state land is being distributed among Arab villages.

Watchdog Group Looks Into State Land for Arab Shepherds

Study: Almond Flowers Produce a Poison Seductive to Bees

Researchers at the University of Haifa-Oranim investigate why almond trees produce poison, when the purpose of flower nectar is to attract bees.

Study: Almond Flowers Produce a Poison Seductive to Bees

Aussie Couple: Green Wedding Gift to the Arava

An Australian bride convinced her new husband to donate their wedding money towards a Jewish National Fund project to plant acacias in the Arava.

Aussie Couple: Green Wedding Gift to the Arava

New 'JNF' to Help Jews Rebuild Destroyed Homes

Alternative JNF? Fund, based on nickels and dimes - and more - of contributors worldwide will help Jews rebuild homes destroyed by security forces.

New 'JNF' to Help Jews Rebuild Destroyed Homes

PA Tries to Play Down JNF Tree Donations for Arab City

Troubles for the Blue Box: The Palestinian Authority has asked the JNF to keep a low profile on the Agency’s donations of trees for an Arab city.

PA Tries to Play Down JNF Tree Donations for Arab City

JNF Donates 3,000 Trees to Palestinian Authority

The JNF, an icon to Diaspora Jews who donate to Israel, has given the PA 3,000 trees. “The system has gone haywire,” says a JNF board member.

JNF Donates 3,000 Trees to Palestinian Authority

JNF Wall to Honor Fallen Soldiers in Jerusalem

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) is building a Wall of Honor at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem to honor soldiers who fell while defending the city.

JNF Wall to Honor Fallen Soldiers in Jerusalem