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Water

 

Gesher reserve by Avi Hirshfield, KKL archive

 

  • KKL-JNF has helped build over 220 reservoirs and dams, that together provide 40% of water consumption for the Israeli agriculture, and provide 300 million cubic meters of Israel’s water storage capacity.
  • Freshwater reservoirs play a role in irrigation, fish breeding and recreation, and help replenish Israel's depleted aquifers.
  • Recycled wastewater reservoirs free precious freshwater while preventing groundwater pollution.
  • KKL-JNF and other national institutions work together to clean Israel's streams, springs and rivers and to develop their potential as a natural and scenic resource for public benefit.
  • KKL-JNF prevents erosion and desertification by repairing flood damage and regulating drainage.

Forestry & Environment

 

Pine trees near Tiveon by Doron Horovitz, KKL archive

 

  • KKL-JNF is responsible for over 375,000 acres (150,000 ha) of forests and woodlands.
  • KKL-JNF forests and woodlands:
  • Combat desertification.
  • Improve carbon balance in the environment.
  • Create "green lungs" around communities.
  • Enhance biodiversity.
  • KKL-JNF develops biosphere parks, the ultimate integration of humans and their environment.
  • KKL-JNF staff is on guard 24 hours a day, preventing wildfires in forests and woodlands, using the latest firefighting equipment and fire watchtowers.
  • KKL-JNF implements the latest research in rehabilitating areas damaged by wildfires.

Education

 

Activity at Lavi forest, KKL archive

 

  • KKL-JNF educates thousands of young people in Israel and abroad, forging a lasting bond with the Land of Israel.
  • “MAOF” – the Hebrew word for vision – is the acronym of KKL’s innovative environmental program, aimed at new immigrant students and peripheral communities.
  • KKL-JNF creates a fun-filled learning environment for children and young people in our Field & Forest Education Centers.
  • KKL-JNF is involved in school education programs in Israel and the Diaspora.
  • KKL-JNF is reaching out to the public in various means: Israel Friends of KKL-JNF; this website; "Green Israel" section in the Jerusalem Post; public events in forests; and nature activities for the whole family.

Community Development & Security

Meeting point at Malaachim forest, KKL archive
  • KKL-JNF develops recreation sites, agricultural infrastructure and revenue-generating tourism facilities.
  • KKL-JNF redeemed over 700,000 acres (280,000 ha) of land for developing communities, reclaimed over 250,000 acres (100,000 ha) for farming in 1,000 rural communities and built 7,000 kilometers of security and agricultural roads to outlying and border communities.
  • KKL-JNF develops soldier-family meeting points so that IDF soldiers can relax with their families.
  • KKL-JNF develops parks that make a difference in urban and rural communities.

Tourism & Recreation

Travelers at Biria forest by Avi Hirshfield, KKL archive
 
  • KKL-JNF created thousands of parks, forests and recreation areas, open 24/7, thus preserving Israel's beauty and resources for future generations.
  • KKL-JNF forests are home to a myriad of activities: from cycling to hiking, from a leisurely picnic to a brisk jog in the woods or outdoor leadership seminars.
  • KKL-JNF is working to make all existing parks and facilities in Israel suitable for people with special needs, so families and friends can enjoy nature together.
  • KKL-JNF plays a key role in restoring historical and archaeological sites in Israel.
  • KKL-JNF organizes events and tours for the public.

Research & Development

Hula lake, KKL archive
 
  • KKL-JNF helps Israel maintain an agricultural and economic edge by funding basic and applied research.
  • KKL-JNF partners with international organizations to find solutions for worldwide forestry, watershed management, carbon sequestration and arid land management problems.
  • KKL-JNF supports and implements R&D projects with global implications, and shares its knowledge with the rest of the world.
  • KKL-JNF has a major impact on the Israeli economy by helping create employment opportunities in agriculture and develop export of fresh produce, fish and flowers.
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
  
 
 
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund is dedicated to developing the land of Israel with a loving touch. With the help of our friends worldwide, KKL-JNF is strengthening the bond between the Jewish people and its homeland for more than 110 years. KKL-JNF is responding to the needs of the country and preserving our natural and cultural heritage.
 
 
 
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund is dedicated to developing the land of Israel with a loving touch. With the help of our friends worldwide, KKL-JNF is strengthening the bond between the Jewish people and its homeland for more than 110 years. KKL-JNF is responding to the needs of the country and preserving our natural and cultural heritage.
 
 
 
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund is dedicated to developing the land of Israel with a loving touch. With the help of our friends worldwide, KKL-JNF is strengthening the bond between the Jewish people and its homeland for more than 110 years. KKL-JNF is responding to the needs of the country and preserving our natural and cultural heritage.