Pesach Events in Israel with KKL-JNF 2013


Tour KKL-JNF forests with KKL-JNF tour guides during the Intermediate Days of Passover Wednesday to Friday, 27 – 29 March, 18 – 20 Nisan, 09:00 to 14:00
Find the KKL-JNF information stations in the forests and join shorts hikes starting at 10:00 and 13:00 in the following forests and parks:
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    Lahav
    Forest – In the Teva Forest recreation area, with an excursion on foot to the Migdalit antiquities

 

  • British Park – In the Srigim recreation area near Leon- Srigim, with an excursion on foot on the Eilot Trail

 

  • Adulam-FrancePark – 500 meters beyond the park entrance, with an excursion by car and on foot to the Etry antiquities (at 10:00) and the Midras antiquities (at 13:00)

 

  • Tzora Forest – At the Tel Tzora scenic lookout, with an excursion on foot on the Shimshon Trail

 

  • Aminadav Forest – At the Kennedy Memorial, with an excursion by car and on foot to the Har Saadim recreation area and Mount Shalmon

 

  • US Independence Forest (Nes Harim) – At Bar Bahar, with an excursion on foot on the Schuster Trail

 

  • Sataf – At the upper recreation area, with an excursion on foot to the Mount Eitan observation point

 

  • Ayalon-Canada
    Park – In the recreation area at the eastern park entrance, near Latrun, with an excursion on foot in the Maayanot Valley

 

  • Ben Shemen Forest – In the parking area of the Mexico recreation area (entrance is from Gimzo Junction), with an excursion on foot to the Shomrim monument

 

  • Ofer Forest (southern Carmel) – In the Shluha recreation area, with an excursion on foot to the Matos observation point

 

  • Biriya Forest – At the fortress, with tour guides and an excursion by car on the scenic road

 

  • Goren Park – At the park entrance, with an excursion by car and on foot on the scenic roads and to the Monfort scenic lookout

 

  • Blue Valley Park – At the park entrance, with an excursion on foot on a circular route on the park trails
 
Free. Advance registration required by calling the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline at 1-800-350-550.
 
Joining tours when they begin, without advance registration, will also be possible on the basis of vacancies.
 
Special KKL-JNF Trips During Chol HaMoed Pesach:
 
Family trip from Tel Yizreel to Ein Yizreel
1st Intermediate Day of Passover
Wednesday, 27 March, 16 Nisan, 10:00
An exciting trip in the footsteps of Bible heroes led by KKL-JNF National Service volunteers in Tel Yizre'el and on the trail that leads to Ein Yizre'el. Hear about the king and queen who schemed and about the pioneers who came to live in the Yizre'el Valley in the early days of Zionism. The trek ends near the spring.
Duration 3 hours.
Number of participants is limited.
Cost: NIS 30 per child, NIS 20 for e-yarok members; NIS 20 per accompanying parent, NIS 10 for e-yarok members.
Advance registration is required by calling the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline at 1-800-350-550.
 
Nature celebration in Kiryat Shmona
2nd Intermediate Day of Passover
Thursday, 28 March, 17 Nisan
The Kiryat Shmona Municipality, KKL-JNF and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) invite you to attend a nature celebration taking place in three locations in the city—Shehumit Hill, Zahav Park and the KKL-JNF Grove. Visitors will enjoy a variety of activities, guided tours and an experience with topics related to nature and history combined with walking routes.
Free. For details call the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline at 1-800-350-550.
 
Cycling in the city of Ofakim
2nd Intermediate Day of Passover
Thursday, 28 March, 17 Nisan
KKL-JNF, the Ofakim Community Center and the Israel Police invite you to join the Ofakim Bike Race, which is to begin at 08:00 with the distribution of numbers.
Riders will be starting the race between 10:15 and 10:30, and the closing award ceremony will be held at 13:00.
Free. For registration, details and updates, call Igal Iluz at 050 5067703 or Tiran Borafker at 050 4962248.
 
Event on the Gush Halav – Dalton Coexistence Promenade
3rd Intermediate Day of Passover
Friday morning, 29 March, 18 Nisan
KKL-JNF and the Merom Galil Regional Council are having a communal 10 kilometer race from the Dalton industrial park to the Gush Halav – Dalton Coexistence Promenade.
For more details call the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline at 1-800-350-550.
 
Hiking and activities on the Sataf Village Trail
5th Intermediate Day of Passover
Sunday, 31 March, 20 Nisan, 09:00
Those of you who are early risers are invited for a day of hiking on the magical trails of Sataf. The trek will start on the Village Trail via the ancient agricultural terraces to Ein Bikura and the Village Spring. There will be activity stations all along the route and wading in the water. The trip will conclude at 14:00. The route is suitable for experienced walkers, but this hike will be easy and unhurried.
Cost: NIS 30 per child, NIS 20 for e-yarok members; NIS 20 per accompanying parent, NIS 10 for e-yarok members.
Advance registration required by calling the KKL-JNF Forest Hotline at 1-800-350-550.