Green Israel News: January-March 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:00 AM

As part of its flagship project, KKL-JNF in Service of the Community, and at the initiative of KKL-JNF’s Education and Community Division, KKL-JNF will distribute 1,800 food baskets to disadvantaged populations the week before Passover.

Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:00 AM

KKL-JNF invites the general public to once again fall in love with the forest and to celebrate the holiday of freedom by participating in various activities, free of charge, in an enjoyable and corona-adapted atmosphere – celebrate together, but separately.

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 3:00 PM

In the runup to the Purim festival, young volunteers distributed about 2,000 Purim gift baskets to senior citizens around Israel. The gift baskets, lovingly donated by friends of KKL Sweden, brought much-needed Purim joy to the isolated and the lonely.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 PM

At the end of last week thousands of tons of tar washed up on Israel’s beaches. In the wake of the disaster, KKL-JNF’s Education and Community Division immediately rose to the challenge and together with its youth movement Green Horizons, initiated clean-up activities on coastal areas that sustained major damage.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:00 AM

The many lockdowns that Israel has experienced due to the Corona pandemic left many families without a source of livelihood. Donors from KKL Sweden initiated a campaign with the goal of making the upcoming Purim holiday happier and sweeter for many families. Thanks to their contribution, about 2,000 Purim baskets were distributed in a number of communities throughout Israel.

Monday, February 15, 2021 10:00 AM

In the wake of the fire that devastated the Mevo Modi'im Forest two years ago, KKL-JNF's partners in Holland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Canada and France mobilized in support of the forest's recovery. The burnt ground slowly became nourished by the outpouring of support. Now, in a moving ceremony, KKL-JNF has officially launched the replanting of Mevo Modi'im Forest, to bring it back to life.

Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:00 PM

The story of Swiss Forest near Tiberias, from the man that knows: An interview with Uzi Eliyahu, forester and second-generation KKL-JNF staffer, who has tended this forest for decades.

Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00 PM

In honor of KKL-JNF's 120th anniversary and the TuBishvat holiday, KKL-JNF launched a "national tree" campaign at the beginning of January.

Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:00 AM

Planting season is in full swing in Israel's south, a sparsely populated expanse of arid and semi-arid regions with very little rainfall. How does KKL-JNF do it? Pablo Chercasky, the director of KKL-JNF's Gilat tree and plant nursery, explains.

Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:00 AM

“Today we know almost everything about every sapling we produce. We know when and where it was sourced, when and how it was germinated, and its complete irrigation history. It’s all on the computer and nothing is left to chance.” – Hiruy Amare, Director, KKL-JNF Golani Nursery.

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