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Author: Nicole Wiesen

With Fires Out in Israel, The Time To Rebuild Begins

New York, NY: November 28, 2016 – Following six days of devastating fires that ravaged Israel, Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) is stepping up fundraising efforts and hoping to raise many millions of dollars to help the nation recover and assist Israeli partners with much needed resources and aid. Since Tuesday, November 22, approximately 10,000 acres of forests have been destroyed by fires set by arsonists. Some 137 people have suffered fire-related injuries. At least 569 homes burned down throughout Israel and in Haifa alone, more than 700 homes were damaged, 37 destroyed, 400 are uninhabitable, and 75,000 residents evacuated. “For a...

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