Ussishkin Museum – Inauguration Ceremony

Good morning Friends, This past Tuesday I drove to the Jordan Valley and visited Kinneret College that celebrated the laying of the cornerstone for the new lab building. For the ceremony our President sent a video with a nice, short speech. The new building will be comprised of 4 levels….

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Tel-Hai Honorary Fellowship – Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen

Dear Board Members, Tel-Hai College decided to honor four individuals who have supported the college over the years: Reuven Rivlin, the Israeli President; Rachel Rabin, Itzhak Rabin’s sister, a Kibbutz Menara founder; Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen, the JCA/ICA President; and the Helmsley Foundation Chairman who was unable to attend. College representatives…

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Tel-Hai battle – 100th centenary

Shalom Friends, During the 100th anniversary of the Tel-Hai battle, it was a great honor to share this occasion with others who came to the Tel-Hai Courtyard where they visited the exhibition and viewed the ICA Trumpeldor film. On the first of March in 1920, eight Tel-Hai defenders (among them Trumpeldor…

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Valley of Springs Regional Council

Project Profile A trail in the Valley of springs, Tourism, Education & Community Background: The landscape of our childhood is an important element in the formation & consolidation of our personal & national identities, as humans are affected by the rivers, the mountains, the valleys & the flowers amongst which…

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Valley of Springs (Beit Shean) Regional Council

שיקום רחוב ראשונים במנחמיה

Project Profile Rishonim Street Rejuvenation – Menachemiya (a 2-yr project)   Background: Established in 1901 by the Jewish Colonization Association, Menachemiya is a “Moshava” (village) in the N. Eastern part of the Valley of Springs . It joined the Council in 2005. It was built to resemble a French “one-street-village”…

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Valley of Springs Regional Council

Project Profile Slow Tourism in the Valley of Springs Background: Slow Tourism is a tourism concept that was embraced by the tourism-operators in the Valley of Springs following an inspiring professional visit to Toscana, Italy. The concept was adapted to the unique demands of tourism in Israel, generally, and in…

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Or Movement

Project Profile Gateway to the Negev (a 3-year project) Background: The OR Movement is looking to partner with JCA based on the realization that JCA, in addition to being a funding source, has been extremely involved in the rural periphery of Israel for many years and has lots of experience…

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Kinneret Courtyard

Project Profile Permanent Exhibition at the Khan   Background: The Kinneret Courtyard celebrated its Jubilee anniversary in 2008. The land was purchased by ICA ’s representative in Galilee , Kalvarisky Margaliot. The farm that was established in 1908 in accordance with Arthur Ruppin’s instructions, served as an agricultural experimental station….

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Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC)

להקת המחול הקיבוצית

Project Profile The “ Galilee Dance Village ”: Promoting education for dance and tourism in Northern Israel Background: KCDC’s management is interested in implementing a novel idea, i.e. to  establish the “ Galilee Dance Village”. The village is located at Kibbutz Gaaton, the home base and studio of the company….

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Havat Sheizaf

יחידות לארוח נכים ומשפחותיהם

Project Profile Recreation and recuperation for the handicapped and their families   Background: In Israel there are approximately 500,000 handicapped persons. These include persons who are wheelchair bound, blind and partially blind, deaf, and cognitively afflicted. As of today, most places in Israel are not suitable for such handicapped persons….

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