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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Green Sunday Appeal 2017 – Renovating 44 Kindergartens

This Green Sunday 2017, JNF UK has committed to helping 44 kindergartens in need of renovation all across the Negev, including in Yerucham, Kiryat Malachi, Be’er Sheva and Arad. Two of them look after children with special needs. These local communities are sadly under-resourced and unable to provide the best for their children. Read More

Tenufa Bakehila – Supporting low-income families in Kiryat Gat

Tenufa Bakehila (Building Hope) is an Israeli not-for-profit organisation supporting families living in poverty by providing urgent home repairs and social care assistance. Operating in eight cities throughout Israel, the organisation has worked in over 4,000 homes during the last 23 years. JNF UK is working in partnership with Tenufa Bakehila to expand the services they offer in Kiryat Gat in the Northern Negev. Read More

JNF UK is Building Yerucham

Yerucham, a development town in the Negev, has high levels of unemployment and there is a distinct lack of infrastructure. JNF UK is working on a number of projects in order to help improve the lives of the residents and to make Yerucham a more attractive place to settle, Read More

JNF UK Business Valley

Building a state-of-the-art Business Hub bringing high paid Job opportunities to the heart of the Negev to revitalise the economy and raise living standards. Read More

Derech Eretz Leadership Programme

Derech Eretz is a leadership programme providing marginalised youth aged 17–21 the opportunity for life-changing growth and development throughout all three stages of service in the Israel Defense Forces (pre-army support and preparation, ongoing mentorship during service and post-army guardianship). Read More

HaShomer HaChadash

HaShomer HaChadash, is a grassroots organisation helping farmers and ranchers in the Negev and the Galilee safeguard their land. HaShomer HaChadash works to ensure a stronger Jewish presence, inspire a sense of mutual responsibility among the Jewish people and create a stronger and more just society. Read More

Joy Bickler Arad Youth Centre

Providing teenagers who come from socially disadvantaged backgrounds with a safe place to enjoy leisure time and prepare for army service. Read More