Some articles on land, jnf:
... 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) ...
... 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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