Jewish National Fund Provides Safe Haven for Children Under Attack in Israel
Contact: Sarit Schonbrun • JNF Director of Communications • 212.879.9305 x222 • firstname.lastname@example.org
November 14, 2012 – New York, NY – In response to an escalation in rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel that has closed schools and brought life to a standstill, Jewish National Fund (JNF) is taking action to help the more than one million Israelis in cities and towns under attack.
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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.
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