The KKL-Junk Truck of Joy (Photo: KKL-Junk Photo Archive)
Tu Bashvet in the forests of Israel: This year KKL-Junk is celebrating the holiday for children with a variety of activities and sessions for the whole family in the forests and parks.
"We invite the public to come to the KKL-Junk forests, enjoy the multitude of activities and take part in the Israeli tradition.
We wish everyone a happy Tu Bashvet," said Leah Padida, director of the KKL-Junk Public Relations Department.
Children playing (photo: KKL-Junk photo archive)
Tu Bashvet has arrived! (Photo: Genie Agency, KKL-Junk photo archive)
A festive Tu Beshvat Seder with KKL
-Junk The general public is invited on the eve of Tu Beshvat (5.2.23) to a special event in honor of the holiday, including special blessings, fascinating stories and the best songs of the holiday and the songs of the Land of Israel. The fruits of the land will be distributed to the general public during the activity.
Location The activity: at the
Gilat Nursery in the south with the participation of the Great Tish at 5:00 p.m. In
the Hagamon Hula-KKL in the north with the participation of Einat Shroff at 6:30 p.m.
at the Givatayim Theater under the direction of Yossi Alfi and with the participation of Yehuda Elias at 19:00 at
a fee of NIS 30 per participant, for members of the KKL-Junk Club + free entry for a couple. By
pre-registration at "Ko Liyar" by phone: 1-800-350-550 or on the website
of the happy truck of KKL
KKL-Junk's green truck will travel across the country from north to south and will reach hospitals, nursing homes, military bases, hostels, city centers, moshavim and more, to mark Tu Bashvat in a festive atmosphere on a musical stage with the best songs of the holiday and Eretz Yisrael.
In the program: group singing, participation in the KKL-Junk quiz, a meeting with costumed characters, an independent photo booth and distribution of gifts to the participants.
Location of the activity: in the
Monday 30.01.2023 in Eshkol Ofakim
Tuesday 31.01.2023 Kfar Ruh Debar, Meir Panis Dimona, Bach base, Arad , Surka Hospital. In the
, Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Neve Ganim, Kiryat Motzkin, Kiryat Yam, Nirim Youth Village in the Galilee orchard, Regaba Complex, Nahariya, Ma'alot military bases.
Thursday, February 2, 2023, Kibbutz Mezre, Afula, Kfar Tabor, m. A Lower Galilee, Golani Junction, in the
Friday 02/3/2023 in the Sharon area.
Sunday 5.02.2023 Ramla, Lod, Modi'in Regional Council.
Monday 02/6/2023 in Beit Shemesh, Mevsaret Zion, Jerusalem.
The truck operates from 08:00 to 17:00 on the
go - stop, plant and drive.
Come and plant trees during the holiday in the forests and parks with the people of the Kimet Israel Foundation.
The activity is free of charge and registration is not required.
In the south: Hatzeri Forest - Friday, February 3, 2023 In the
north: Megiddo offering - Friday, February 3, 2023
In the center: Plantings for organized groups only in Ben Shemen Forest - February 1-2, 2023, February 6, 2023
Celebration at the nursery
Let's get to know the path of the seedling's life From the collection of the seeds to its departure from the nursery to the forest, a day of experiential activity and the preparation of a creation from natural materials.
In the center at the
Eshtaol nursery: from Wednesday 22.02.23 until Sunday 26.02.23 in the
At the Golani nursery: from Monday 30.01.23 until Monday 6.02.23, not including Saturday (5.2.23)
by pre-registering at "Forest Line" by phone: 1-800-350-550 or on the website
Planting in the forest (Photo: Michael Khoury, KKL-Junk photo archive)
Children in the woods (photo: Yael Herman, KKL-Junk photo archive)
Central planting ceremonies throughout the country
in the south
in Lahav Forest - a planting ceremony in the spirit of Jewish and Bedouin coexistence, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and will include workshops and musical performances.
When: Thursday, 9.2.2023, at 10:00-14:00.
In the Hatzer forest - a planting ceremony with the participation of government ministries.
Monday, 6.2.23, at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The ceremony will include a performance by a military band and a musical operator.
In the Omer Forest - a planting ceremony for the general public.
Friday, 3.2.23, the ceremony includes a play and music performances.
By pre-registration at "Forest Line" by phone: 1-800-350-550 or on the website in the
Naharim State ceremony in memory of the girls - Monday 6.2.23
Planting ceremony between generations in Kiryat Motzkin - Sunday 5.2.2022
Planting ceremony in Ein Roei on Wednesday and Thursday - 1-2.2.2023
Families and organized groups are invited to take part in KKL-Junk planting events throughout the country. In the
in Lahav Forest - from Tuesday 2/7/23 to Wednesday 2/8/23 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
in Ruchma Forest on Sunday 02/12/23 until Tuesday 02/14. 23
in the Omer forest on Friday 2/3/2023
the events are open to the public, in the
at Givat Hatzir on Sunday 01/29/23
in Ein Roei on Wednesday and Thursday 2/1-2/2023 in the Gefat
cliffs on Thursday 2/2/23 and Friday 2/3/2023 in collaboration with MA Gilboa at the Hoshan
Reservoir On Sunday, February 5, 2023, in
Derdera, on Tuesday, February 7, 2023,
by pre-registration at "Ko Liyar" by phone: 1-800-350-550 or on the website
Distribution of seedlings to educational institutions and authorities
This year, KKL-Junk will distribute thousands of seedlings and spice plants.
The distribution will be carried out over five days in the southern, northern and central areas by prior arrangement.
South: Gilat Nursery 29.01.23-2.2.23
North: Golani Nursery 22-26.01.2023
Center: Eshtaol Nursery 29.01.23-2.2.23
More details on the KKL -Junk website Additional
Families with children are invited to celebrate Ilanot's birthday in a festive atmosphere special, including a tour among special trees, fascinating stories about trees and creative workshops in the spirit of the holiday.
In the Ilanot forest, Friday, February 3, 2023 at 12:00
, fee: 10 NIS per participant.
Stroll in the tribe
in honor of Tu in the KKL-Junk tribe holding guided tours around special trees and entering the KKL-Junk nurseries and the burned forests.
On the tour, we will learn about the way KKL-Junk foresters deal with the restoration of the forest.
"Everything grows from here"
What do you think of a fascinating meeting with the seeds section of KKL-Junk? During the meeting, visitors will hear fascinating stories about KKL-Junk's "alpinists", who climb tall trees to collect the best seeds in the forest.
In addition, the visitors will learn how to take care of the seeds and keep them until it is time for them to move to the nurseries.
From seed to tree in the Ben Shemen forest Friday 01/27/2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Tour of the Ilanot forest
During the tour of the forest where 350 species of trees grow side by side, visitors will hear the story of those unique trees - both in story and in poetry.
The tour is for adults.
The Ilanot Song in the Ilanot Forest Friday, February 3, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.
Trip to the Elderly Oak in the Beit Keshet Forest
A visit to the scenic road in the Beit Keshet forest includes an encounter with the elderly oak.
Afterwards, the visitors will continue to the "seedling production factory" at the KKL-Junk nursery in Golani, where they will hear about the "seed to seedling" process, what the trees grown in the nursery are for, what their special characteristics are, and why the nursery sometimes becomes a "home" for older trees that are transplanted to it.
Friday 02/03/2023 at 10:00 a.m.
The Limes Trail
A circular tour along the Mitar forest landscape road for the Limes including stories about the importance of this forest and the great challenge of growing trees in a forest where the amount of precipitation is low and the soil does not store water.
A tour of the Miter Forest Friday 10.2.2023 at 10:00 a.m. 00
All paid trips: NIS 10 per participant
Conditional on pre-registration at "Ko Liyar" by phone: 1-800-350-550 or on the website
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