Fire Scouts Ceremony at Neot Kedumim
On February 27, 350 Israeli high school students celebrated their completion of a new fire scouts pilot program sponsored by JNF and Friends of Israel Firefighters. The ceremony was held at the Harvey Hertz-JNF Tree Planting Center at Neot Kedumim. Guests included Minister of Public Security Yitzhak Aharonovitch, Israel’s Fire and Rescue Commissioner Shachar Ayalon, JNF CEO Russell F. Robinson, and family members of Elad Riven, the 16-year-old fire scout who lost his life in the 2010 Carmel forest fire. The new and improved volunteer program for Israeli teens was established in his memory.
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