Israeli and Jewish Festivals and Special Days

See Israel through KKL-JNF eyes, and embark on a journey throughout the yearly cycle of Jewish and Israeli festivals and memorial days. KKL-JNF organizes special events for the public throughout the year to celebrate. Watch this spot for upcoming special events, and learn something about the festival along the way!

 

New Year 5774

New Year 5774

The High Holiday season is here. A new year heralds new beginings for us and our environment. This is your one stop shop to find out more about the month of Tisrhei and the High Holidays, KKL-JNF style!

Tu Bishvat – The new year for trees

Tu Bishvat – The new year for trees

Tu Bishvat, the New Year for Trees, reaffirms the connection between people and their environment. The nationwide plantings on Tu Bishvat have become the trademark of KKL-JNF activity on this blossoming holiday.

Pesach - Passover

Pesach - Passover

In Jewish tradition, Pesach is also known by 2 other names: The Time of our Freedom and The Festival of Spring. Celebrate Pesach with KKL-JNF, and experience the joys of freedom and spring for yourself!

Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Memorial Day

Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is observed across the globe, in commemoration of the 6 million Jews who lost their lives during the Holocaust. Each year, KKL-JNF holds a special event marking Yom Hashoah.

Yom Haatzmaut – Israel Independence day

Yom Haatzmaut – Israel Independence day

KKL-JNF played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Jewish state. Since the country's foundation, KKL-JNF has lovingly developed the land, building, creating forests and preparing land for agriculture.

Lag Baomer

Lag Baomer

Lag Baomer, the 33rd day of the counting of the Omer, is a festive day in Jewish tradition. Learn more about this festival, check out KKL-JNF's Lag Baomer events, and follow the KKL-JNF guidelines for lighting bonfires, for your safety.

Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Day

Yom Yerushalayim celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. Learn more about the day's signficance in Israel's history, find out more about the city, and check out KKL-JNF's special Jerusalem Day events.

Shavuot

Shavuot

Shavuot is a time when we reaffirm our peoplehood and celebrate the abundance of the Land of Israel. Find out more about this special time, and check out KKL-JNF's special Shavuot events.

Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day

Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day

Hiking and Remembering : Historical Hikes and Sing-along in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin.
 

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Join KKL-JNF on a journey through Hanukkah. Find out more about the festival of lights, and celebrate Hanukkah at different KKL-JNF sites, on your own, or by registering for one of our Hanukkah events!