November 2016: Fires Rage in Israel

KKL-JNF foresters have been fighting the fires in the forests and open spaces around the clock. At this stage, 2,750 acres of forests were burned in 58 forest fires.

JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting and Rescue Services

JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting and Rescue Services

Six weeks after the massive November fires in Israel, JNF USA CEO Russell Robinson delivers a $2,000,000 check to the Israel Fire and Rescue Authority.

Bringing Life Back to the Forest after November 2016 Fires

Bringing Life Back to the Forest after November 2016 Fires

With the scars of the fires still fresh on the landscape and in the hearts of the foresters, KKL-JNF is beginning the long journey of rehabilitating the burnt areas.

Statement from the KKL-JNF World Chairman

Statement from the KKL-JNF World Chairman

Danny Atar: “For each tree that was burned, we’ll plant two new ones”

Fire summary - November 29, 2016

Fire summary - November 29, 2016

Statistics on the fires that raged throughout Israel between 22-27 November, 2016.

 

Rehabilitating Burnt Forests

Rehabilitating Burnt Forests

Principles and Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of Burnt Areas
November 2016
Land Development Authority, KKL-JNF Forestry Division

Update: Day 5

Update: Day 5

After five days of fires all over Israel, firefighters were able to contain the flames with the help of additional forces from abroad. See forests and open spaces affected.

Update: Day 3

Update: Day 3

For the past three days, KKL-JNF staff and firefighters have been battling the fires that have erupted all over Israel. See photos and video.