On Shavuot, Celebrate with KKL-JNF

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:00 AM

 
In honor of Shavuot, KKL-JNF invites the general public to various events, all free of charge. Events include a nostalgic Shavout photography exhibition, a Shavuot happening, an evening with song, cheese and wine, and more.

 
(Photo: Michael Houri, KKL-JNF Photo Archive)
 
Leah Fadida, KKL-JNF Public Relations Division Director: "KKL-JNF invites the general public to celebrate Shavuot, the water and harvest holiday, at many diverse events throughout Israel. Shavuot, which is identified with Israeli agriculture, and with connecting and being in harmony with nature, is also a holiday that symbolizes KKL-JNF's values. We invite you to celebrate the holiday in all its beauty with us."

Shavuot First Fruits Black and White Photos
On Shavuot 5781, in honor of KKL-JNF's 120th anniversary, the KKL-JNF Photos Archive will be exhibiting nostalgic photos from first fruits celebrations in the land of Israel from the years before the founding of the state and from the first years of independence.

Free of charge

When: Sunday – Tuesday, 5-7 Sivan 5781, May 16-18, 2021
16.5 – 15:00 – 23:00
17.5 - 09:00 – 20:30
18/5 – 09:00 – 15:00

Where: Beit Rishonim, Metula

Shavuot Exhibition and Happening at the National Institutions Plaza
In honor of the Shavuot holiday and KKL-JNF's 120th anniversary celebrations, KKL-JNF invites the general public for a festive Shavuot happening at the National Institutions plaza in Jerusalem. The happening will include breathtaking holiday exhibits and a countrywide R&D stations agricultural innovations exhibition.

When: May 13, 2021, 12:00 – 17:00

Where: The National Institutions Plaza, Jerusalem

Free of charge
 
No need for registration

Song, Cheese and Wine Evening
KKL-JNF invites the general public for an evening of Israeli song along with cheese and wine. Choice agricultural produce from Israel's research and development stations will also be on display.

When: Thursday, May 13, 2021, 18:00 – 21:30

Where: The National Institutions Plaza, 1 KKL-JNF St., Jerusalem

Free of charge

For age 21 and above
 
Advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, telephone: 1-800-350-550,
or at our website: salkkl.kkl.org.il 

Hike to the Stream Trail in Tzipori
We will hike the stream trail in Tzipori, an accessible circular route about two kilometers long. We will pass through beautiful scenery, including a breathtaking view of the valley at the foot of the stream, and also visit a cave that was inhabited as early as the Bronze Age, along with viewing an oil press carved out of the rock. We will also hear about stream restoration and about making forest paths accessible to people with disabilities.

Free of charge

When: Friday, 17 Sivan, 5781, May 28, 2021, at 9:30

Where: The Tzipori stream trail

Conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline,
telephone: 1-800-350-550, or at our website: salkkl.kkl.org.il 
 
In the Footsteps of the Sheep – Ben Shemen Forest
KKL-JNF invites the general public for a unique meeting with a shepherd from the Ben Shemen Forest. We will learn about the shepherd's life, the purposes of grazing in the forest, and about caring for the flock. We will end with an arts and crafts workshop in the holiday spirit.

Free of charge

When: Friday, 3 Sivan 5781, May 14, 2021, 9:30 and 12:00

Where: Ben Shemen Forest

Conditional on advance registration at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline,
telephone: 1-800-350-550, or at our website: salkkl.kkl.org.il 
 
Israel Poets' Festival at Metula
The public is invited for poetry and literature meetings at Beit Rishonim, a first fruits parade on Harishonim Street, guided tours of Spring Park in Metula, and a view from the Dadu Observation Point.

Free of charge

When: Sunday – Tuesday, 5-7 Sivan, 5781, May 16-18, 2021

Where: Metula, Northern Israel
 
No need for registration

Additional information on accessibility accommodations and arrangements are available at the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline, telephone: 1-800-350-550, or at the KKL-JNF website (Hebrew only): salkkl.kkl.org.il