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Positively Israel, JNF's Work in Israel, Environmental and Sustainability Issues
Zevi Kahanov is KKL's Chief Israel Representative to Jewish National Fund and National Director for JNF's Parsons Water Fund.
Zevi established and served as JNF's Executive Director of Israel Operations in Israel following 25 years with KKL-JNF as Director of International Development, Projects Department and USA Department. In between, Zevi spent three multi year assignments in the US as KKL-JNF’s Chief Israel Emissary and was based in Houston, Washington D.C and New York.
Prior to working for JNF-KKL, Zevi served as Israeli representative to the communities of Glasgow, Scotland and Liverpool, England as well as a director of the Institute for Jewish and Zionist Education in Israel.
Zevi, a fourth generation sabra, is a member of one of Israel's founding families. He was educated in Israel and England, studying political science, law, English language and literature, and Classical Hebrew. Zevi and his wife, Esti, have two children, Asaf and Inbal, and three grandchildren.
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