Water for Israel News

Thursday, May 20, 2010 10:14 AM


At 7:30 in the morning, a group of intrepid walkers from Australia got off their bus at the breathtaking Banias Springs in northern Israel. Although they had just finished a strenuous hike on the slopes of Mount Hermon the day before, they were ready and waiting for a hike along the headwaters of the Jordan River, where they learned about Israel's northern water sources firsthand.

Monday, April 19, 2010 10:14 AM

In cooperation with KKL-JNF, the Israel Cancer Association sponsored a walkathon in Aminadav Forest in the Jerusalem Mountains on Wednesday, March 31.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 10:14 AM

"You are standing at a site where one of the first synagogues to be discovered in Israel was found. By adopting Adulam Park, KKL France is partner to both our past and also to our future."

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 10:14 AM


An Environmental Nuisance Becomes an Attraction

Monday, November 02, 2009 10:14 AM

"This is the project that will lead KKL-JNF into the future," said Yael Shaltieli, KKL-JNF Director General at the launching of Stage One of the Kfar Saba Biofiltration Project on Thursday, 19th November. "This wonderful new undertaking began with Yaron Zinger, a young Israeli researcher studying at Monash University. He had the idea to implement this project in Israel and thanks to a grant arranged by Joe Krycer of JNF Australia, he was able to work with water experts and transform this vision into a reality.

Monday, April 27, 2009 10:14 AM

"On Monday, July 8, 1997, the Jewish world watched as delegations from all over the world prepared to enter Israel's Ramat Gan stadium with great fanfare. The Fifteenth Maccabiah Games were about to begin. The Australian delegation, one of the first to cross the bridge over the Yarkon River leading to the stadium, was also one of the largest – 373 sportsmen and women, demonstrating the warmth and support of Australian Jews for Israel. In one terrible moment, everything was destroyed. The bridge collapsed, leading to the deaths of four athletes and the injury of many others."

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:14 AM

"Are streams with flowing water a thing of the past to be found only in literature and poetry? Is it possible to restore Israel's streams and rivers?" Moshe Cohen, director of KKL-JNF's Projects Development Division, poised these questions at a one-day conference devoted to greening the Haifa Bay that took place at "Fisherman's Wharf" on the banks of the Kishon Stream.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:14 AM

On Tuesday, 13th January 2009, KKL-JNF dedicated the Ma’ayan Tzvi water reservoir in the north of Israel. The reservoir, which cost NIS 25 million to build, will provide twelve million cubic meters of purified effluents to irrigate local agricultural fields, thereby alleviating the water shortage in Israel.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10:14 AM

Purified sewage from Kfar Saba and Hod HaSharon is about to undergo a transformation.  The renovated regional sewage purification plant will purify the water to the level suitable for agricultural use, after which it will be pumped into the Yarkon River. 

Sunday, November 30, 2008 3:00 PM

By Dr. Avi Gafni*

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