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Labor to JNF: Don't buy land in Judea and Samaria

Labor to JNF: Don't buy land in Judea and Samaria

Labor party chairwoman Merav Michaeli writes letter to Jewish National Fund warning organization not to adopt new policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 20:10
Likud pushes back on objections to JNF land purchases in Yesha

Likud pushes back on objections to JNF land purchases in Yesha

MK Zohar of the Likud calls the objection 'the latest step in a failed career'Shlomo Witty, 14/02/2021 18:36
A Dream Fulfilled: Finally A Full-Fledged Soldier!

A Dream Fulfilled: Finally A Full-Fledged Soldier!

One proud father recounts his family’s story and how his son, diagnosed with autism, realized his dream of becoming a soldier in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2021 19:37
KKL-JNF, Foreign Affairs Ministry give UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov sendoff

KKL-JNF, Foreign Affairs Ministry give UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov sendoff

Mladenov will assume next position as UN envoy for Libya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 15:31
First time: Right-leaning coalition in national institutions

First time: Right-leaning coalition in national institutions

Zionist institutions include Jewish Agency, JNF, Zionist Histadrut, and Keren Hayesod.Hezki Baruch, 17/10/2020 23:11
KKL-JNF present: New forest in the south and a virtual one online

KKL-JNF present: New forest in the south and a virtual one online

250 Holocaust survivors joined Lithuanian Ambassador and KKL-JNF in inaugurating a new forest commemorating Lithuanian JewryArutz Sheva, 20/02/2020 10:52
The special mission of re-connecting former Israelis

The special mission of re-connecting former Israelis

At IAC 2019, KKL-JNF Israel Emissary in Florida speaks about the unique challenges while working with the former Israeli crowd.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2019 02:41
New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

Chef Michael Solomonov is helping to build a culinary school in Israel.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 09/11/2019 23:24
KKL signs agreement with Argentine provinces

KKL signs agreement with Argentine provinces

Two Argentine provinces will get advice on environmental issues from KKL.JTA Staff, 03/09/2019 09:54
French widower leaves Israel $14.5 million for bereaved families

French widower leaves Israel $14.5 million for bereaved families

$14.5 million left by French widower to state of Israel will go to assist families who lost loved ones in military or to terrorism.Marcy Oster, JTA, 08/05/2019 15:34
New town approved for Arava region

New town approved for Arava region

Final approval given for new town near Ir Ovot as part of plan to boost southern Israel's Jewish population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2018 16:55
'Terror kites' spark 11 fires in southern Israel

'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, 10/06/2018 20:53
Jewish National Fund to sue Hamas in intl court for fire damage

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, 05/06/2018 16:04
MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

JNF representatives, Knesset members, meet to discuss inclusion of people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2018 10:31
Calling on the JNF to reverse its discrimination

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, 07/02/2018 15:14
'JNF Law' softened thanks to MK Smotrich

'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, 09/11/2017 00:06
Coalition chair tries to oust MK Smotrich from Finance Committee

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, 07/11/2017 16:40
Uruguayan pastor raises money to plant 1,000 trees in Israel

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, 27/09/2017 16:57
JNF to UN Chief: I hope you put an end to UN's hatred of Israel

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, 28/08/2017 15:44
David Friedman attends ceremony honoring Hadar Goldin

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, 26/06/2017 10:08
Campaign to build Israeli baseball stadium takes off

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, 21/03/2017 15:46
JNF, haredi charities lose big after investments tank

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, 11/12/2016 22:58
Righteous gentile's son: Remove my father's name from memorial

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, 23/11/2016 04:29
Son of righteous gentile: Remove father's name from JNF memorial

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, 22/11/2016 17:41
Leftist activists protest outside JNF

Leftist activists protest outside JNF

Leftist organizations protest in what they call 'Global Sukkot Against Demolitions'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2016 15:44
Text of Justice Minister Shaked's JNF speech

Text of Justice Minister Shaked's JNF speech

Read the full text of Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's pull no punches speech at the JNF conference in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2016 23:30
Couple suspected of causing forest fire

Couple suspected of causing forest fire

Couple from southern Israel under suspicion of damaging tens of thousands of square meters with their improvised barbecue.Ido Ben-Porat, 26/04/2016 13:25
JNF: We were uncomfortable sponsoring Nini concert

JNF: 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, 26/02/2016 04:43
Report: ILA Building Plans Could Harm Water Supply

Report: ILA Building Plans Could Harm Water Supply

ILA plans to build 40,000 apartments directly over Israel's most critical underground water source, opponents say.Tova Dvorin, 24/02/2015 19:21
Lapid Vows to Make 'Corrupt' JNF a Gov't Org

Lapid Vows to Make 'Corrupt' JNF a Gov't Org

Yesh Atid chairman pledges to take billions of shekel from JNF and funnel it to social causes, housing crisis.Hezki Baruch, 10/02/2015 11:36
Agencies' Tiff Could Make Cost of Homes Skyrocket

Agencies' 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, 30/10/2014 12:13
Ministry: Pest Attacking Sukkah Palm Branch Covers

Ministry: Pest Attacking Sukkah Palm Branch Covers

The Agricultural Ministry on Monday warned Israelis to beware: the red palm weevil has infected many of Israel's palm trees.Yaakov Levi, 06/10/2014 16:01
JNF Raises $4 Million for Emergency War Help

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, 03/08/2014 22:11
Rampant Anti-Semitism to Blame for Shooting Attack

Rampant Anti-Semitism to Blame for Shooting Attack

Is Anti-Semitism becoming a distinctly European phenomenon? Locals say yes - and so does the ADL.Tova Dvorin, 25/05/2014 08:48
Weinstein Bypasses Ministers, Supervises JNF

Weinstein Bypasses Ministers, Supervises JNF

Attorney General effectively reversed a decision by that would have kept the JNF an independent organization.Moshe Cohen, 06/05/2014 01:13
Livni Law on JNF Supervision Goes Down to Defeat

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, 04/05/2014 17:34
Video: JNF in Paris To Encourage Aliyah

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, 08/02/2014 21:38
Official: Pro-Israel Event 'Largest in Decades'

Official: Pro-Israel Event 'Largest in Decades'

The Jewish National Fund on Sunday ran what spokesperson Efi Stenzler said was a very successful program in Paris.David Lev, 02/02/2014 22:54
Conference Says 'No' to French Anti-Semitism

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, 02/02/2014 11:24
First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory

First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory

JNF, WZO dedicate oak tree planting to Sharon, in annual tree-planting ceremony in the Golan Heights.Tova Dvorin, 13/01/2014 19:42
Canadian PM Sings After Announcing Israel Trip

Canadian PM Sings After Announcing Israel Trip

Following announcement of first Israel trip in 2014, Stephen Harper sings classics at JNF gala dinner.Ari Yashar, 02/12/2013 10:32
Canada's PM Announces January Trip to Israel

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, 02/12/2013 05:16
Demonstrators Target JNF Event in Toronto

Demonstrators Target JNF Event in Toronto

Protesters slam "Israeli apartheid" outside JNF annual dinner in Toronto.Elad Benari, 02/12/2013 03:46
JNF's CEO: We Are the Only Nation Linked to a Land

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, 28/10/2013 03:13
Anti-Semitic Attack: '20 Minutes of Dread'

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, 27/10/2013 13:02
Protesters' ‘Long Live the Intifada’ at JNF Event

Protesters' ‘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, 27/10/2013 10:14
Zionism, With a ‘Big Z’

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, 29/07/2013 16:35
Shalit Visit to Canada Raises Eyebrows

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, 21/06/2013 20:36
'Lapid Hitler Photo Adds to Global Anti-Semitism'

'Lapid Hitler Photo Adds to Global Anti-Semitism'

JNF issues harsh condemnation after a photo was published on Facebook depicting Israeli Minister of Finance Yair Lapid as Adolf Hitler.Rina Tzvi , 19/06/2013 17:14
Clinton's '$500k Speech' Praises, Lectures Israel

Clinton's '$500k Speech' Praises, Lectures Israel

In a sometimes rambling speech, an aging Bill Clinton praised Israel's high tech and lectured on the need for Israeli concessionsDavid Lev, 17/06/2013 22:27
JNF Withdraws from $500,000 Clinton Event

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, 07/06/2013 00:15
Colorado Governor on Visit to Israel

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, 14/04/2013 21:20
JNF: 2 Million Israelis, 750 Tons Trash

JNF: 2 Million Israelis, 750 Tons Trash

Millions of Israelis elected to stay home this Passover season and tour the nation’s wonders rather than travel abroad.Hana Levi Julian, 01/04/2013 21:47
JNF: It's Time to Work on Human Resources

JNF: 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, 15/03/2013 16:17
Defense Against Gaza Terrorism: Trees

Defense Against Gaza Terrorism: Trees

IDF brings back decades-old ‘defensive forestation’ strategy to protect Israelis from Gaza terrorists’ fire.Maayana Miskin, 25/01/2013 12:24
Video: JNF Celebrates Tu B'Shvat

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, 22/01/2013 06:16
JNF: Hundreds of Thousands of Trees to be Planted

JNF: Hundreds of Thousands of Trees to be Planted

While Election Day has been getting all the publicity, another, more traditional event takes place this week as well – Tu BishvatDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 01:43