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Bereaved MK Lashes Out at Finance Ministry Over Fire Crisis

23 Heshvan 5777 – November 23, 2016
MK Boker says government funding for fire buffer lines could have prevented injuries and property damage.

Rejuvenation: The JNF – Branching out from Trees [audio]

8 Sivan 5776 – June 14, 2016
CEO of Jewish National Fund - JNF, Russell Robinson tells Eve Harow about the water recycling & river rehabilitation projects, heritage conservation sites, educational facilities & summer camps - the endless vision for a better tomorrow on this weeks Rejuvenation.

Developing Be’er Sheva and the Negev

7 Heshvan 5776 – October 20, 2015
Be'er Sheva is in the news, and here is something nice about the city and the region... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz4qh8A7omo?rel=0&w=475&h=267]

African-American Converts Make Aliyah to Israel

3 Av 5775 – July 19, 2015
Aaron is a plumber, Tracie, a former National Guard member, wants to volunteer in the IDF.

JNF Plans to Build 3,000 Homes on Land It Owns in Tel Aviv Area

1 Av 5775 – July 16, 2015
The Jewish National Fund (JNF) plans to build up to 3,000 residential units on land it owns in the greater Tel Aviv area. TheJewishPress.com reported...

JNF Owns Land Worth $1.75 Billion

21 Tammuz 5775 – July 8, 2015
Those pennies in the Blue Box add up.

Finland’s Anti-Israel Disgrace Spawns New Activist Group

26 Sivan 5775 – June 12, 2015
Pro-Israel forces came out swinging when Finland excluded the centrist JNF from its "World Village Festival."

Portable Bomb Shelters

15 Sivan 5775 – June 2, 2015
Bomb shelters here, bomb shelters there...

Helsinki Environmental ‘World Village’ Bans Jewish National Fund

13 Sivan 5775 – May 31, 2015
The festival also blocked a Freedom of Speech Village that was to include an "I am Charlie" exhibition.

From Blood Libel to Tree Libel: JNF Responds to NYTimes OpEd

18 Adar 5775 – March 8, 2015
Nicholas Kristof's uncritical repetition of BDS diatribes against Israel and JNF raises red flags.

‘OneVoice’ Used US Grant to Promote ‘Non-Violent Resistance’

13 Shevat 5775 – February 2, 2015
In the PA, "negotiations" means "ultimatum, "agreements" mean broke promises, and what does non-violent resistance mean?

Pete Seeger Leaves Behind Complicated Legacy on Israel

28 Shevat 5774 – January 29, 2014
Legendary folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger, who died on Monday in New York City at the age of 94, left behind a...

Canadian PM Harper Brings 21 Rabbis on ‘Red-Carpet’ Visit to Israel

19 Shevat 5774 – January 20, 2014
Canada’s constant support of Israel since Harper became Prime Minister is a rare example of intellectual honesty.

Arabs Accuse Israel of Deploying Trees as Soldiers in the Negev

30 Kislev 5774 – December 2, 2013
How much more ridiculous can Palestinian Authority Arabs make themselves appear before foreign ministers stop taking them seriously?

B’nai Brith Disavows Anti-Shalit Article in Newspaper It Founded

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
B’nai B’rith International has disassociated itself from a news story critical of former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit published in a Canadian Jewish newspaper...

A Tree for Every Rocket: Soldiers Plant 1,532 Trees

19 Shevat 5773 – January 30, 2013
The trees will provide some shelter from gun fire for Israeli hikers and motorists on the roads outside Nachal Oz.

‘We Have A Covenant With The Jewish People’: An Interview with Jewish National Fund...

1 Kislev 5773 – November 14, 2012
Mention the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the image of a blue tzedakah box likely comes to mind. Starting in 1904, Jews throughout the world dropped coins into these blue boxes, helping the JNF buy and develop land in Palestine on behalf of the Jewish people. Although the state of Israel was founded in 1948, the JNF continues to function, helping develop the country in a variety of ways. It has planted 250 million trees in its 108-year existence and still owns 13 percent of the land. The Jewish Press recently spoke with JNF CEO Russell Robinson.

BDS Attacks JNF Concert Goers in Berlin (Video)

23 Tishri 5773 – October 8, 2012
The BDS movement reached new lows, apparently in frustration as their attempts to convince others to divest from Israel continue to fail. In Berlin they resorted to disrupting a JNF fundraising concert attended by mostly senior citizens, who they had no problem with physically pushing around.

Yishai Interviews Russell Robinson, CEO of JNF

6 Elul 5772 – August 24, 2012
Yishai is joined by Russell Robinson, CEO of the Jewish National Fund. Together they discuss the past and future of the JNF along with current projects and vision of the organization.

Heroes And Those They Inspire

3 Shevat 5769 – January 28, 2009
Israel was at war, and though I live across the ocean, I felt like I was on high alert. Strangely enough, I was actually grateful to have experienced this feeling during the crisis.

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