Tagged Jewish National Fund


JNF-USA to Host World’s Largest Virtual Tour of Israel

  Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) announced that hundreds of international “passengers” have registered to attend the world’s most immersive virtual tour of Israel as part of the organization’s complimentary four-day national conference taking place October 10-14, 2021. Featured in national travel publications including National Geographic, JNF-USA is unparalleled when it comes to offering Zionists, travel…


JNF-USA Breakfast for Israel: Fauda Style

Photo: Lior Raz, Doron Ben-David, Rona-Lee Shimon and Tsahi Halevi on the set of “Fauda.” Courtesy Rona-Lee Shim’on/IMDB   Stars of the binge-worthy Israeli Netflix hit series “Fauda” will be joining Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) and thousands of supporters across the country for the organization’s annual Breakfast for Israel on April 18 at 10:30 am….


JNF’s Spectacular Sunday

The largest fundraising event in Jewish National Fund-USA’s 119-year history will take place on June 14, 2020, as the organization helps Israel’s Negev and Galilee regions prepare for a post-COVID-19 world. As Jewish National Fund-USA continues to support Israel’s immediate needs in response to the global health pandemic, the organization is preparing to call a…


Boaz Meir: Bringing JNF to the Pacific Northwest

Photo: Boaz Meir with television personality and author, Siggy Flicker, at the Annual Women for Israel Luncheon 2019. Boaz Meir is the executive director for the Mountain States and Pacific Northwest regions at Jewish National Fund. When he was growing up in Israel and attending The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he planned to become a…


Israeli nature sites are an accessible walk in the park

PHOTO: Accessible hiking path at Nahal Hashofet. Photo courtesy of Access Israel Wheelchairs, strollers, vision impairment and other disabilities are accommodated at Israeli parks By Abigail Klein Leichman Former Israeli Air Force pilot Yuval Wagner was paralyzed in a 1987 helicopter crash. For years, his wheelchair kept him and his family from enjoying outings to…



PHOTO: On his second JNFuture mission to Israel, Dan Spear visits the tree he planted on his first mission the year before.   Following a rather common path for Jewish teenagers, Dan Spear “dropped out” of organized Jewish life after his bar mitzvah in New Jersey. Then he planted a tree in Israel. Now 39,…