In the video: Jordan Wiesel with 5 interesting facts about KKL-Junk (Editor: Gilad Man Mannheim)
Tu Beshvet, the holiday of Ilanot is upon us and who if not KKL-Jeff - Keren Kimat Israel, is identified with this holiday and with the tradition that links the celebrations to this institution.
So just before Tu on Shabbat comes, Jordan Wiesel with some interesting facts about KKL-Junk.
-Junk was founded in 1901, long before the establishment of the state, and since then it has served as the executive arm of Zionism and it aims to educate the love of the land and connect the public to Jewish identity and Zionist values, to the forest and to preserving the values of nature.
settlements on the land and laid the foundations for the establishment of the State of Israel.
It works for the ecological and social development of the country and the conservation of environmental resources.
As the state's forester, KKL-Junk planted and cares for approximately one million dunams of forest, it has built approximately 240 water reservoirs, and aims to research and operate research stations for long-term ecological processes.
KKL-Junk has trained about 1,300 holiday campsites in its forests, which receive millions of visitors throughout the year. It marks hiking and bicycle trails in the forests, builds scenic birdhouses, nurtures heritage sites, and produces events and guided tours to bring the public in Israel closer to nature. KKL-Junk's forests are open to the public. Free of charge every day of the week.
Every year, on Tu B'Shevat, thousands of Israelis, adults and children, from all over the country participate in the planting festivities organized by the Kimat Israel Foundation and during the holiday, many saplings are planted in groves, groves and KKL-Junk forests.
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