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Gazelle fawn. Photo by Ayala Becker

Born Free – In the City

April 25, 2018
By Anna Borenstein Three years after its founding and just in time for Passover, Jerusalem’s Gazelle Valley Park has much to... Read more »


Ashdod dune, threatened by construction. Photo Dov Greenblat, SPNI

A Planning Committee on the Fast-Track to Nowhere

February 28, 2018
By Aya Tager During the national housing crisis of 2014, the Israeli government passed legislation that appointed a fast-track... Read more »


Forest in Israel

It’s Tu B’shvat, and Israel Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

January 30, 2018
By Jay Shofet     In Israel, as in most countries, our woodlands and forests are mostly planted on state-owned lands,... Read more »


Tu B'shvat with SPNI at Bialik Rogozin School Tel Aviv. Photo Adi Eilon-Mor

SPNI Running ‘Plant Smart’ Tu B’shvat Activity for South Tel Aviv Youth

January 29, 2018
By Aya Tager Known as the “New Year for the trees,” the Jewish holiday of Tu B'shvat is celebrated during the... Read more »