Beautiful Israel Achievers Award 2012 for KKL-JNF

In 2012, on the 110th anniversary of its foundation, KKL-JNF was the sole recipient of the Council for a Beautiful Israel’s Magshim Israel Yafa Award. The award was presented by Israeli President Shimon Peres.

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President Presents Beautiful Israel Award to KKL-JNF

President Presents Beautiful Israel Award to KKL-JNF

The 2012 Beautiful Israel Award was presented to KKL-JNF by the President of Israel at a festive and moving ceremony, at the President's Residence in Jerusalem.

About the Beautiful Israel Achievers Award


President Shimon Peres at the President's Residence. Photo: KKL-JNF Photo Archive

In 2012, on the 110th anniversary of its foundation, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund was the recipient of the Council for a Beautiful Israel’s Magshim Israel Yafa Award.
 
For the past 35 years, His Excellency the President of Israel has presented the Magshim Israel Yafa (“Beautiful Israel Achiever") Award annually at a ceremony held at the President's Residence. This honor is awarded by the Council for a Beautiful Israel to a project that has fulfilled a vision and brought it to fruition, thereby making a significant and unique contribution to the quality of life and the environment in Israel.

The ceremony took place at the President’s Residence on August 29th, 2012. Government ministers, members of the Knesset, public figures, senior economy officials, members of the board of KKL-JNF and guests from both Israel and abroad were among the hundreds of people in attendance.
 
 The Council for a Beautiful Israel took very special opportunity to extol the virtues of KKL-JNF and its innumerable activities over the past 110 years, during which it has worked to make the country bloom and thrive.