American-born Israeli environmentalist Prof. Alon Tal is vying to be chosen the new chairman of The Keren Kayemet Le’Israel, or in English, the Jewish National Fund. Tal, chairman of the department of public policy at Tel Aviv University and a member of the Blue and White list, says he would bring fresh and professional leadership and vision to the JNF. He spoke with reporter Arieh O'Sullivan about his goals for the organization.