|United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen|
GZA member Dr. Orr Karassin — a GZA representative on the KKL-JNF board of directors — led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 15/MOP 5) Dec. 7 — 18, 2009 in Copenhagen. In 2007 she headed the KKL delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 13/MOP 3) in Bali. In preparation for the conference in Copenhagen, Orr spearheaded the KKL-JNF position paper and successfully shepherded it through KKL-JNF approval.
You can read the position paper here:
And Orr's dispatches from Copenhagen are available here:
Israeli Nature Poll
"This land is part of me and I am part of it. My American friends laugh when I tell them that the flowers and trees in Central Park seem fake to me."
- Meiron Benvenisti
Did You Know?
Israel is the only country in the world to enter the 21st century with more trees than it had 100 years prior.
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