'Terror kites' spark 11 fires in southern Israel

Forested areas burned by kite terror attacks now larger than areas burned during 2014 Hamas rocket attacks.Gary Willig, 6/10/2018, 8:53 PM

Jewish National Fund to sue Hamas in intl court for fire damage

JNF to sue Hamas terror group for fire damage caused by incendiary kites, rockets, and mortars too 700 acres of land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 4:04 PM

MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

JNF representatives, Knesset members, meet to discuss inclusion of people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 10:31 AM

Calling on the JNF to reverse its discrimination

'We expect the JNF to fulfill its purpose of making the land of Israel bloom and supporting the Jewish pioneers who do so.'Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2018, 3:14 PM

'JNF Law' softened thanks to MK Smotrich

Knesset Finance Committee approves JNF Law, which would oblige the Jewish National Fund to transfer annual sums of money to state coffers.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2017, 12:06 AM

Coalition chair tries to oust MK Smotrich from Finance Committee

Zionist Union and Jewish Home struggle against government intention to empty JNF coffers and force it to transfer funds to State.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2017, 4:40 PM

Uruguayan pastor raises money to plant 1,000 trees in Israel

Evangelical Christian pastor from Uruguay fulfills his promise to plant 1,000 trees in the Jewish state.JTA, 9/27/2017, 4:57 PM

JNF to UN Chief: I hope you put an end to UN's hatred of Israel

UN Secretary-General Guterres plants an olive tree in the Grove of the Nations, together with UN Ambassador Danon, Jewish National Fund.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 3:44 PM

David Friedman attends ceremony honoring Hadar Goldin

New US Ambassador says Hamas is a terrorist organization, slams Hamas leadership for not returning body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 10:08 AM

Campaign to build Israeli baseball stadium takes off

JNF campaign to baseball stadium in Beit Shemesh receivess boost following Israeli team's surprising performance in World Baseball Classic.JTA, 3/21/2017, 3:46 PM

JNF, haredi charities lose big after investments tank

Leading Israeli non-profits, including the JNF and Kupat Ha'Ir, lose millions of shekels after investing in housing fund.Gary Willig, 12/11/2016, 10:58 PM

Righteous gentile's son: Remove my father's name from memorial

Son of a Dutch couple that hid Jews from the Nazis seeks the removal of his father’s name from monument built on former Arab village.JTA, 11/23/2016, 4:29 AM

Son of righteous gentile: Remove father's name from JNF memorial

The son of a Dutch couple that hid Jews from the Nazis wants his father’s name removed from monument, cites Israel's 'ethnic cleansing.'JTA, 11/22/2016, 5:41 PM

Leftist activists protest outside JNF

Leftist organizations protest in what they call 'Global Sukkot Against Demolitions'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 3:44 PM

Text of Justice Minister Shaked's JNF speech on world terrorism

Read the full text of Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's pull no punches speech at the JNF conference in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 11:30 PM

Couple suspected of causing forest fire with improvised BBQ

Couple from southern Israel under suspicion of damaging tens of thousands of square meters with their improvised barbecue.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/26/2016, 1:25 PM

JNF Canada: We were 'uncomfortable' sponsoring Nini concert

After pulling sponsorship of Achinoam Nini Vancouver concert, JNF explains it was concerned over her past comments.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 4:43 AM

Report: ILA Building Plans Could Harm Israel's Water Supply

ILA plans to build 40,000 apartments directly over Israel's most critical underground water source, opponents say.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2015, 7:21 PM

Lapid Vows to Make 'Corrupt' JNF a Government Organization

Yesh Atid chairman pledges to take billions of shekel from JNF and funnel it to social causes, housing crisis.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2015, 11:36 AM

Agencies' Land Tiff Could Make Cost of Homes Skyrocket

Israel's housing market just got more expensive, after the JNF canceled an agreement with the Israel Lands Administration.Moshe Cohen, 10/30/2014, 12:13 PM

Pest Attacking Sukkah Palm Branch Covers, Ministry Warns

The Agricultural Ministry on Monday warned Israelis to beware: the red palm weevil has infected many of Israel's palm trees.Yaakov Levi, 10/6/2014, 4:01 PM

JNF Raises $4 Million for Emergency War Help

The money will go, among other things, to set up mini-shelters, which will allow residents of southern towns some freedom.Moshe Cohen, 8/3/2014, 10:11 PM

Belgian Jews Blame Rampant Anti-Semitism for Shooting Attack

Is Anti-Semitism becoming a distinctly European phenomenon? Locals say yes - and so does the ADL.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 8:48 AM

Weinstein Bypasses Ministers, Supervises JNF

Attorney General effectively reversed a decision by that would have kept the JNF an independent organization.Moshe Cohen, 5/6/2014, 1:13 AM

Livni Law on JNF Supervision Goes Down to Defeat

A law proposed by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to place the JNF under government 'supervision' was rejected by the government.Yaakov Levi, 5/4/2014, 5:34 PM

Video: JNF in Paris To Encourage Aliyah

JNF Deputy Chairman speaks about recent pro-Israel event, says French community suffers from anti-Semitism and assimilation.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 9:38 PM

Official: Paris Pro-Israel Event the 'Largest in Decades'

The Jewish National Fund on Sunday ran what spokesperson Efi Stenzler said was a very successful program in Paris.David Lev, 2/2/2014, 10:54 PM

Pro-Israel Conference Says 'No' to French Anti-Semitism

JNF/KKL sponsors conference responding to escalating anti-Semitism in France presenting options for mass French Aliyah.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 11:24 AM

First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory in the Golan Heights

JNF, WZO dedicate oak tree planting to Sharon, in annual tree-planting ceremony in the Golan Heights.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2014, 7:42 PM

Canadian PM Breaks Into Song After Announcing Israel Trip

Following announcement of first Israel trip in 2014, Stephen Harper sings classics at JNF gala dinner.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 10:32 AM

Canada's PM Announces January Trip to Israel

At JNF event in Toronto, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces he will visit Israel in January of 2014.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 12/2/2013, 5:16 AM

Anti-Israel Demonstrators Target JNF Event in Toronto

Protesters slam "Israeli apartheid" outside JNF annual dinner in Toronto.Elad Benari, 12/2/2013, 3:46 AM

JNF's CEO: We Are the Only Nation Linked to a Land

Arutz ShevaTV accompanied JNF Chief Executive Officer Russell Robinson during the national conference in Denver.Hezki Baruch, 10/28/2013, 3:13 AM

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

JNF emissary was among Jews attacked by anti-Semitic gang in Australia. He shares his story.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 1:02 PM

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.’Hezki Baruch, Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 10:14 AM

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.Chana Ya'ar, Yoni Kempinski, 7/29/2013, 4:35 PM

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.Arutz Sheva North America, 6/21/2013, 8:36 PM

'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.Rina Tzvi , 6/19/2013, 5:14 PM

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 concessionsDavid Lev, 6/17/2013, 10:27 PM

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.Elad Benari, 6/7/2013, 12:15 AM

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 hillsDavid Lev, 4/14/2013, 9:20 PM

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.Hana Levi Julian, 4/1/2013, 9:47 PM

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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2013, 4:17 PM

Defense Against Gaza Terrorism: Trees

IDF brings back decades-old ‘defensive forestation’ strategy to protect Israelis from Gaza terrorists’ fire.Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 12:24 PM

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.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2013, 6:16 AM

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 BishvatDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 1:43 AM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2012, 3:33 AM

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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/8/2012, 10:35 PM

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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/4/2012, 4:12 AM

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.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 5:14 AM

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. Maayana Miskin, 3/7/2012, 1:10 PM

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/21/2011, 6:07 PM

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. Chana Ya'ar , 5/30/2011, 7:02 PM

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.Chana Ya'ar, 5/12/2011, 5:02 PM

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2011, 3:43 PM

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.Chana Ya'ar, 2/9/2011, 6:56 PM

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/26/2011, 9:23 AM