JNF UK works to advance all aspects of life in Israel’s underdeveloped south. From improving education and welfare to boosting employment and healthcare, JNF UK aims to draw new life to the Negev and improve the lives of those who call the region home.

With help from our supporters, we have dramatically enhanced the lives of countless people in the region, and continue to work tirelessly to transform the lives of many more.

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COVID 19: URGENT ISRAEL APPEAL

The coronavirus has had a devastating impact on Israel’s most vulnerable citizens, especially in the underdeveloped peripheries. Too many are trapped in dilapidated homes, struggling with health problems, or unable to even feed themselves and their families. Read More

ROSH HASHANAH APPEAL 2019 – Ensuring every Holocaust survivor can live in dignity

This Rosh Hashanah, JNF UK is fundraising for some of the most vulnerable members of Israeli society: Holocaust survivors. Today, there are over 200,000 survivors living in Israel – the largest community anywhere in the world. They are not only a living testimony to the horrors that – even to this day – some deny ever happened. They are also heroes, each man... Read More

Project: Connected

Israel is home to the world’s largest Holocaust survivor community. Still scarred by the horrors they experienced over 70 years ago, sadly many now face financial hardship and extreme solitude. Through Project Connected, JNF UK is working hard to tackle the problem of loneliness by bringing teenagers and survivors together... Read More

SAHI

Like so many charities, SAHI started with a vision by a single person - Oded Weiss. In 1999, he came up with the idea of recruiting young local volunteers to collect and then distribute food to those who needed it. A core principle was that donations should be made anonymously... Read More

Simcha Layeled

Simcha Layeled is a non-profit organisation in Israel which provides support to children with severe physical disabilities yet normal cognitive capabilities. Their aim is to allow these children to overcome their disabilities and become contributing members of society. Read More

Yad Tamar

In 2009, the Yad Tamar organisation was established, Tamar’s vision was to assist cancer patients and their families by strengthening and reinforcing their emotional and economic status. Over the years professionals and volunteers have dedicated their time to be a support unit for those suffering with this illness. Read More

DIY Volunteering Project

Volunteers have played an integral role in the building of Israel and are a key component in the success of JNF UK’s work and the future of the Jewish state. As a result, JNF UK is promoting a professional volunteering programme, across Israel. This innovative scheme enlists volunteers... Read More

Al-Sayyid Bedouin High School

Al-Sayyid is a Bedouin village located in between Arad and Be'er Sheva. It is home to approximately 5,000 residents. The demographics in Al-Sayyid are notable for two main reasons, first because half of the village’s population are under the age of 18 and second because Al-Sayyid is known to have the highest rate of hearing-impaired and deaf citizens in the whole world... Read More

ROSH HASHANAH APPEAL 2018 – BUILDING HOPE FOR SOME OF ISRAEL’S MOST VULNERABLE PEOPLE

During Rosh Hashanah, while we enjoy spending quality time with our loved ones, it becomes even more fitting that we should address the debilitating poverty hampering the lives of far too many Israeli families. Amongst the flourishing Israeli towns, there are still pockets of people experiencing extreme poverty. Unable to buy food, medicine and cover essential household expenses, daily life for some is an impossible burden. Read More