Green Israel News: April-June 2021

 

 
Opinion piece by Nave Shachar, KKL-JNF Managing Director of the Israeli Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, as originally published on Al Arabiya News.

 
Monday, June 28, 2021 11:00 AM

 
KKL-JNF stands in solidarity with the people of Miami, Florida and the Jewish community of Surfside, as we hold on to hope, “Yachad”, united as one.

 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:00 AM

 
An extraordinary event took place in the Ruhama Forest in the Negev – as KKL-JNF inaugurated a new grove of trees, dedicated to scientists who made Aliyah. This commemorative grove is the first of its kind - a living monument of gratitude to scientists who made Aliyah, and for their significant contribution to the development of Israeli science.

 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:00 AM

 
The climate crisis is here and the forecasts for the future are grim: if we do not take action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, our children and grandchildren will suffer. In honor of World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5, Dr. Doron Markel, KKL-JNF's Chief Scientist, tells us about Israel's position on coping with the climate crisis, on the environmental challenges facing it, and about its achievements as well.

 
Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:00 AM

 
Following the 10 days of bombardments along Israel’s southern border during Operation Guardian of the Walls (May 2021), it became evident that residents of the southern region are in dire need of more bomb shelters in public open spaces, security plantings along roads and communities, and fire trucks to extinguish fires in various locations. KKL-JNF is committed to continue providing these to help assure the safety of all Israel’s southern residents.

 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:00 PM

 
KKL-JNF and Paraguay's Embassy in Israel celebrated on Tuesday, June 8th, Paraguay's independence in the beautifully located Eshta'ol Forest, adjacent to Beit Shemesh.

 
Monday, June 07, 2021 11:00 AM

 
During Operation Guardian of the Walls, about 300 KKL-JNF firefighters worked around the clock battling fires caused by rockets and incendiary devices launched from the Gaza Strip. In times of war and also when fighting seasonal forest fires, it is their job to protect and restore Israel's green spaces for the benefit of people and the environment.

 
Thursday, June 03, 2021 2:00 PM

 
Activities include excursions, plays, workshops, volunteer work and more.

 
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 10:00 AM

 
KKL-JNF will help finance projects for the benefit of Israel's blind community

 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:00 AM

 
KKL-JNF will acquire about one hundred of new, modern portable bomb shelters, each capable of protecting dozens of citizens - in the hopes of saving as many Israeli lives as possible.



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