The Maccabiah Games

Posted on 8/8/2013 by in Israel Israel Today JNF Planting Trees Nachshon Forest

The 19th Maccabiah Games took place in Israel during the last two weeks of July. An estimated 9,000 athletes from 72 countries participated in the games, with 20,000 tourists watching the third-largest sporting event in the world.

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Plant a Tree With Your Own Hands in Israel!

Posted on 7/21/2013 by in Israel Israel Today jewish national fund Planting Trees Nachshon Forest

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) has supporters of Israel to thank for much of the reforestation of Israel that donations have made possible. Since 1901, the JNF has planted over 240 million trees in Eretz Israel.

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New Children's Discovery Trail

Posted on 7/14/2013 by in Israel Israel Today replant israel JNF Trees

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens is to have a children's discovery trail! On July 1, 2013, a cornerstone was laid in the presence of donors and representatives of supporting organizations. A special scroll of their signatures was also embedded in the cornerstone as a memorial.

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