Jewish National Fund
- (JNF; Keren Kayemet Le Israel)Various organizations and units were created to carry on the work in Palestine of the World Zionist Organization. The JNF was founded in 1901 at the fifth Zionist Congress. It was charged with land purchases and development. In 1960, the Knesset passed the Israel Lands Administration Act, which transferred ownership of the land owned by the Keren Kayemet to the state of Israel. The JNF now focuses on afforestation and reclamation of land in Israel.
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