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Jewish National Fund

The Jewish National Fund meets Israel's most pressing environmental needs by planting trees, building reservoirs and dams, developing land, creating parks and educating students around the world about the environment.
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42 E 69th St
New York , NY 10021
Contact Person: Sarina Roffe
Phone: (212) 879-9305 x221
Fax: (212) 717-7210
E-Mail: sroffe@jnf.org
Website: http://www.jnf.org

Detailed Information:
Jewish National Fund is a non-profit organization founded in 1901 to serve as caretaker of the land of Israel, on behalf of its ownersóJewish people everywhere. During the first half of the 20th century, JNF set out to achieve its goal by purchasing the land that would become the State of Israel. Following the successful establishment of the state in 1948, the organization has evolved to meet Israel's most pressing needs, including the current water crisis and other environmental challenges. Over the past century, the organization has planted over 220 million trees, built over 120 dams and reservoirs, developed over 250,000 acres of land, created more than 400 parks and educated students around the world about Israel and the environment.

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