BLOG: Jerusalem Hills under Threat
Thursday, June 25, 2015
On the slopes of the hills surrounding Jerusalem blooms a forest, the Jerusalem forest. Again and again, this unique habitat, the hills and the forest, are threatened.

 

Israel Today Forest

Posted on 11/28/2013 by in Israel Israel Today jewish national fund Aviel Schneider Planting Trees

Tragedy struck on Mount Carmel near Haifa in December of 2010, during a particularly hot and dry winter, when a fire raged out of control and destroyed millions of trees, as well as parts of settlements, including the artists' village of Ein Hod. Israel had to call on foreign countries to assist in putting out the fire, which took four days to accomplish. It then took over a year for the land to recover sufficiently to begin replanting trees lost in the fire.

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Israel Today Forest is dedicated in northern Israel

Posted on 1/13/2013 by in Israel Israel Today replant israel jewish national fund JNF Aviel Schneider Carmel fire

The staff of Israel Today traveled to the Carmel Mountain region in northern Israel in February 2012 for the dedication ceremony of the "Israel Today Forest".

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