Tagged Jewish National Fund

‘Magic of Negev’ explores life along border

Michal Uziyahu

Jewish National Fund will host a panel in Tucson, “The Magic of the Negev Desert: From East to West and Everything in Between” on Monday, Jan. 14 (registration at 11 a.m.; event at 11:30 a.m.) at a private residence. The panelists are Michal Uziyahu, JNF’s liaison for the Gaza… Read more »

Business briefs 8.25.17

DARKAYNU JEWISH MONTESSORI has added SHARON LOPER as lead Montessori preschool teacher. After training and interning at NCME in San Diego, Loper’s first Montessori teaching position was at the College Center Montessori in San Diego, where she taught for four years before moving to Tucson. Her next position was… Read more »

OP-ED Why planting more trees in Israel is a bad idea right now

Trees aflame in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Nov. 25, 2016. (Gili Yaari /Flash90)

  JERUSALEM (JTA) — Over the past few weeks, more than 1,700 brush fires across Israel have destroyed homes, vehicles and countless irreplaceable personal possessions. As a nation, we have also suffered severe damage to more than 32,000 acres of precious natural resources – woodlands, grasslands and protected parklands,… Read more »

Fellowship will send Arizona teens to Israel

Jewish National Fund has announced the Schwartz-Hammer Alexander Muss High School in Israel Impact Fellowship Program, which provides scholarships to send Arizona teenagers on a summer program to Israel.  Applicants must raise $1,000 through JNF’s “Plant Your Way” program. The fellowship, which includes everything from on-campus housing to field-… Read more »