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Some articles on land, jnf:

Israeli Jews - Legal and Political Status in Israel - Jewish National Fund
... is a private organization established in 1901 to buy and develop land in the Land of Israel for Jewish settlement land purchases were funded by ... The JNF currently owns 13% of the land in Israel, while 79.5% is owned by the government (this land is leased on a non-discriminatory basis) and the rest, around 6.5%, is evenly divided ... Thus, the Israel Land Administration (ILA) administers 93.5% of the land in Israel (Government Press Office, Israel, 22 May 1997) ...
Jewish National Fund - History
... The JNF was founded at the Fifth Zionist Congress in Basel in 1901 with Theodor Herzl's support based on the proposal of a German Jewish mathematician, Zvi Hermann ... Early land purchases were completed in Judea and the Lower Galilee ... In 1909, the JNF played a central role in the founding of Tel Aviv ...

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