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Chanukah Gift Ideas from Jewish National Fund

Just in time for Chanukah, Jewish National Fund has launched its redesigned JNF Store, a quick and seamless way to purchase unique gifts for friends and loved ones while supporting the vital work of JNF in Israel.  Donors can browse through a myriad of affordable gifts at, using the new shopping cart functionality to buy multiple items in one easy purchase.  A portion of the proceeds from each purchase will benefit Jewish National Fund

Rite Lite Premium Hand Dipped Chanukah Candles from the Jacob Rosenthal Judaica Collection

PEnhance your Chanukah celebration with these beautiful candles, hand dipped and decorated by skilled artisans. Their warm glow and festive look will bring the joy of Chanukah into your home. A box of 45 candles, enough for all eight days of Chanukah, is just $11. Sized to fit most menorahs, candles have high quality, lead-free wicks that burn clean and bright for over one hour.

Founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivor Jacob Rosenthal, Rite Lite Ltd. has been providing the finest quality Chanukah products to Jewish homes for over 50 years.

JNF MezuzahThis mezuzah is created from handcrafted, dark blue iridescent stained glass, adding dimensions of dynamic beauty unparalleled in other art media through the interplay of colored glass with ambient light. Custom designed by artist Susan Fullenbaum of Stained Glass Designs, mezuzahs are $58 each. Limited quantities are available- may take up to four weeks for delivery.

Tree Certificates

Planting trees in Israel is a creative, meaningful, and affordable gift for any occasion.  With the help of donors throughout the world, JNF has improved Israel’s environment by planting over 240 million trees covering more than 250,000 acres. For just $18, you can help green the land of Israel while sending a special gift to a friend or loved one.

With each purchase, JNF sends a customized decorative certificate of your choice to the person receiving the gift.  The recipient’s name and your personal message are inscribed on the certificate.  Choose from a variety of decorative tree planting certificates including “Trees for Israel,” “Children’s Forest in Israel,” “Unity of Israel,” and “Holy Land.”  Water certificates are also available.

With JNF’s special pricing, you can now plant two trees and JNF will add a third tree for free! Or, purchase four trees and JNF will add a tree for free to make it a circle of five!

Testaments of Israel Book

"Testaments of Israel" is a stunning photographic study of Israel as viewed through the lenses of 40 renowned Israeli and international photographers. The beauty of their images is juxtaposed with surprisingly relevant quotations from the Bible in English and Hebrew -- sacred words written long ago, side by side with modern images from Israel's tumultuous recent history.  

JNF is pleased to offer a special limited edition "Testaments of Israel" gift set, including the Portraits of Israel interactive multimedia CD featuring the photographs of award-winning Time Life photographer David Rubinger.  The book and CD come in a beautiful gift case for $44.95.

Greeting Cards

JNF Landscapes of Israel all-occasion greeting cards feature beautiful images of Israel from paintings by world-renowned Israeli artist Avner Moriah. The cards highlight Israel's natural scenery and the diversity of its landscape. Each box contains 12 cards (three each of four designs) and 12 envelopes.  They are blank inside except for a note that reads “A donation has been made to Jewish National Fund in support of its projects in Israel.” Also available are JNF Water is Life greeting cards highlighting JNF's achievements in water resource management in Israel. Over the last decade, JNF has increased Israel’s water resources to furnish water to 1.2 million people.

Each set of 12 greeting cards sells for $30 and can be used as holiday cards, thank you notes, birthday greetings and for many other occasions.

Bracelets and T-Shirts

Show your support for JNF and Israel with JNF blue and white bracelets and JNF T-shirts.  Bracelets are inscribed with “For Israel, Forever” and come in packs of six for $18.  T-shirts are $13 with a vintage JNF poster design.   

All of the above items are available for purchase by visiting the JNF Online Store at or by calling 800-542-TREE (8733).  And remember, we always ship free of charge! 

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JEWISH NATIONAL FUND (JNF) began in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere. Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. JNF gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.

JNF embodies both heart and action; our work is varied in scope but singular in benefit. We strive to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel’s residents, and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is greening the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel’s water supply, helping develop innovative arid-agriculture techniques, and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism.

JNF is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and United Nations NGO, which continuously earns top ratings from charity overseers.

For more information on JNF, call 888-JNF-0099 or visit


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