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Official Contest Rules

Jewish National Fund Tu Bishvat Sweepstakes
Official Rules


PROMOTION PERIOD: The Jewish National Fund Tu Bishvat Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on January 26, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on February 4, 2015 (the "Promotion Period").

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, board members, advisory committee members, directors, officers, or agents of the Jewish National Fund (the “Sponsor”), Marden-Kane, Inc., their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other suppliers to Sponsor and the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in households of each, whether or not related are ineligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Eligibility to win two (2) roundtrip economy class prize tickets on EL AL Israel Airlines is based on enrollment in both Matmid/GlobaLY Clubs. All entrants will automatically become members of EL AL's Matmid/GlobaLly Club.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter: 1) Eligible participants who make a donation by purchasing a Tree (US$18 each) online at and completing the required information, or by phone by calling (800) 542-8733 will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry for each Tree purchase made. 2) Entry Without Donation: If you do not wish to make a donation, but wish to enter the Sweepstakes, you may enter by filling out a downloadable PDF at and mailing your entry in a hand addressed stamped envelope to: JNF Tu Bishvat Sweepstakes, c/o Jewish National Fund, Attn: Isaac Heger, 42 E. 69th St., New York, NY 10021. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by February 4, 2015 and received by February 10, 2015. Limit one entry per mailing envelope. No photo copies, facsimiles or reproductions of mail-in entry requests will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected requests. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

Donation made as part of entry process is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

All information must be complete to be eligible. Personal information collected from entrant is used only for the purpose of the Sweepstakes and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner, unless entrant agrees to receive further information on Sponsor's or prize partner's products and promotions. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter sweepstakes is prohibited.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: A trip to Israel for a winner and a guest. (Prize includes round trip economy class air transportation on a nonstop EL AL flight to Tel Aviv from any EL AL USA gateway city, New York (JFK/Newark), Los Angeles or (as of June 28, 2015) Boston and two (2) nights standard double occupancy hotel accommodations at the Carlton Tel Aviv. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of air/hotel package: $2,600. - $3,400. Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. (Approximately $105 taxes for each air ticket is the responsibility of the winner). Available travel dates are: Thru March 25, 2015, May 6 – June 11, 2015, October 12 – December 17, 2015, and January 6, 2016 – March 17, 2016.

Certain travel restrictions may apply. The grand prize of two EL AL (2) roundtrip economy class prize tickets are based on availability as well as on the rules and regulations of "E" economy class. They are non-endorsable, non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. In addition, the award is not valid for receiving frequent flyer points nor will the tickets provide entitlement to involuntary compensation in the event of an over-sale or denied boarding situation. Upgrading to a higher class of service with either money or points is not permitted. Guest must be 18 years of age or older or a member of the winner's immediate family. The winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for obtaining travel documents (e.g., acceptable photo ID, passport, etc.) and any required (or optional) insurance (health, travel, etc.) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Grand Prize may be forfeited if: (a) proper travel documents for any and all travel are unattainable for any reason within the time required by the Sponsor; (b) the Grand Prize Winner did not have the unqualified right, at the time of being selected, to re-enter his/her country of origin after leaving the country; or (c) if any immigration or travel documentation complications arise which prohibit a Grand Prize Winner from travelling to, or from the stated destination. In the latter event, the Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for arranging and paying for travel back to their point of origin. The Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for determining and complying with all applicable international/domestic travel procedures and restrictions. Sponsor is not responsible for any acts of nature that might result in travel or tours being prohibited. Actual value of trip may vary depending upon the point of departure.

Two (2) First Prizes: A JNF EZ tree account (ARV) $100 each. Approximate Retail Value of all prizes is $3,600. All Federal, State and local taxes related to any prize are the responsibility of the individual winner. Limit one prize per person/household.

DRAWING: A random drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor on or about February 12, 2015. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

GENERAL RULES: Potential prize winners will be notified by phone, email or mail on or about February 13, 2015. Potential Grand Prize winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor) will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility /Publicity and Liability Release, (where legal) within 10 days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner determined at random from among all eligible entries. If any potential prize winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of the winner's parent or legal guardian. If the potential Grand Prize winner does not return the required documents within the stated timeframe, the corresponding Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Taxes related to the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, Marden-Kane, Inc., and their directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively the "Releasees") harmless against any and all claims and liability from any accident, loss or injury occurring from this promotion or in any way related to the prize or use/misuse thereof, or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use a prize. No substitution or transfer of prize allowed, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Releasees shall not be liable for any printing or other errors or for delays in mail service. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion are to be directed to the Sponsor at the address below.

INTERNET: Releasees and any Internet access or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of entry information, human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, inability to access Web sites, or damage to a user's computer system (hardware or software) due to participation in this Sweepstakes. If Sponsor determines, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if any non-compliance with the rules has occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received in the applicable drawing pool as of the promotion end date. If the sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its end date, notice will be posted at Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor or its agents. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The "authorized account" holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any online entries submitted by automated means, or third-party, will be disqualified. Entries will not be valid until received by Sponsor.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of the winners available after 2/27/15 visit

SPONSOR: Jewish National Fund, EL AL Israel Airlines, The Carlton Tel Aviv.

ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 195 Froehlich Farm Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797.


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