AUSTRALIA JNF-KKL PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2011 Ygal Shapir Executive Director NSW. AUSTRALIA JNF-KKL PROJECTS COMPLETED IN 2011. SOUTHERN REGION ANZAC TRAIL SIGNAGE A 60 km Educational Project that seeks to retrace the footsteps
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COMPLETED IN 2011
Executive Director NSW
ANZAC TRAIL SIGNAGE
A 60 km Educational Project that seeks to retrace the footsteps
of the original ANZAC Charge. Signs have been erected at
This visitors’ picnic site and donor acknowledgment site include both environmental signs and signs that commemorate the ANZACs, as well as a scenic route and educational tour path.
NACHAL ASSAF ENVIROMENTAL & INTERPRETIVE CENTER
DUDA’IM LANDFILL – YOUTH EDUCATION CENTER – BENI SHIMON REGIONAL COUNCIL
KKL-JNF developed an educational center for youth at Duda’im, landfill and recycling site, in the Negev
HAZERIM AIR FORCE BASE LANDSCAPING AND RECYCLED WATER FACILITY
A rehabilitated garden which is irrigated with recycled water from the Hazerim Sewage Treatment Plant (a previously completed project).
A joint project of KKL and the Ministry of Defense, to conceal the roadways and communities which are within shooting range of Gaza.
TIFRACH RECYCLED WATER RESERVOIR
This 2 million m3capacityRecycled Water Reservoir collects treated wastewater from western Be’erSheva. Water is used safely and efficiently for agriculture and irrigating crops, thus conserving fresh water for domestic use.
SHOMRIA WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM
Relatively small reservoir but of enormous importance to the people of Shomria. This reservoir handles the wastewater of the School in Shomria.
ARAVA – PRESERVING DESERT ACACIAS
A long-term program involving people of all ages to restore the unique acacia tree habitat.
NEVATIM WATER TREATMENT FACILITY
This 1 million m3 capacity Recycled Water Reservoir (which is at capacity) treats wastewater from Be’er
Shevawhich is then used for both natural and agriculture purposes.
KFAR SABA BIOFILTER
The Biofilter harvests and treats urban
runoff, purifies the water and then
channels it back into the aquifer for
80 dunams of shallow pools with lush native vegetation have been constructed on the border of the Yarkon River
Park. Water from sewage purification plants pass through
these pools every day. The water flows through these
pools into the dry Yarkon riverbed so that water will flow
throughout the year, renewing the ecosystem, plant and
animal life of the area.
BAT GALIM NAVY TRAINING BASE – DOCKING AREA IMPROVEMENT
This project includes stabilizing the banks, a pergola, seating area, landscaping and irrigation, as well as a rockery, a water pipe and sewage. The upgrade has transformed the site into a pleasant outdoor, relaxation venue for soldiers and their families .
Executive Director NSW
6 February: 350 school children from all Jewish day schools, youth movements, AUJS and BJE helped support the campaign – theme TURN THE BLACK INTO GREEN – Carmel Fires
20 March: Pesach Launch – Speaker Ygal Shapir, topic – Sha’ar HaNegev Project for 2011
21 August: Rosh Hashana Launch – Speaker Ygal Shapir, topic – Security planting and additional information about the Project and the area next to the Gaza strip.
Special thanks to Paul Lowinger who continued to work tirelessly even though he had an accident while collecting.
7 November: David Horowitz – “Israel challenges and the unpredictable Middle East” - Personal take from a top Jerusalem journalist. Attended by 700 people.
Major Donors Dinners
6 November: Hosted by Harry & Rhonda Triguboff. Keynote speaker Harry Kney-Tal.
8 November: Hosted by Peter & Elaine Smaller. Keynote speaker Harry Kney-Tal.
10 November: Hosted by Ron & Clare Ferster. Keynote speaker Harry Kney-Tal.
15 June: Ygal Shapir gave a lecture about the Cherbourg Boats story and his participation in the event. He also spoke about the JNF projects.
17 August: Guest speaker Oded Keynan - “Young bird man”.
21 September: Coach tour to Palm Beach and cruise - 25 people attended.
22 September: North Shore – Friendship Club. Speaker Ygal Shapir.
11 May: Yom Ha’atzmaut Cocktail Function at the home of Zoe and Darren Smorgon.
14 August: Gathering at the home of Ruth and Bob Magid – Ygal Shapir introduced the Kramim project.
Malcolm Turnbull MP –
“NBN and implication for Business” Launch of the new Business forum
Greg Chappell MBE – insights into World Cup Cricket
Mark Bouris – “Business Success”
Paul Cave AM – “ Creation of the BridgeClimb Dream – an Entrepreneurs Journey to Success”. Hosted by St George. Actual bridge climb sponsored by Peter Smaller
14 March: IT Forum - RazChorev - “Why your business can't afford to embrace social media“.
Hosted by IQ Group
21 March: Business & Entrepreneur Forum - John Abernathy - “Lessons I’ve learned as an investor over the past 30 years”. Hosted by Clime Asset Management
4 April: Business & Entrepreneur Forum - Jeremy Samuel - “ How private equity invest into private businesses: succession and growth case studies”. Hosted by HWL Ebsworth
11 April: Social Forum - Meiron Lees - “Stress & Resilience”. Hosted by St George
16 May: Investment Forum Robert Rennie - Chief Currency Strategist Westpac -
“What the strong Aussie dollar means for you an how you should be looking at your investments”. Hosted by BMF Group.
3 June: Business & Entrepreneur Forum - Diana Shoolman - PWC Private Business Barometer Launch
27 June: Investment Forum - Peter Loewy & Tom Loewy - Vital Year End Planning and Sensible Superannuation structuring (including property). Hosted by DP Loewy & Associates
4 August: Technology & Investment seminar - Guest speaker from Apple & Presentation from Rhett Kessler from Pengana. Hosted by Pengana Australia Capital..
12 September: Social Forum - Dr Laurence Schneider - “Exercise is good for you but can it kill you”. Hosted Sydney Heart & Vascular