JNFuture Cocktail Reception
November 10, 2012 7:30 pm
The Home of Randi and Eric Schachter
Speaker: Ben Jablonski and Yedidya Harush
Randi and Eric Schachter
Ben Jablonski is the founder of JNFuture, the gateway for the next generation to Jewish National Fund. He currently serves on the JNF Board of Directors as an Advisor to the President. Born in Australia, Jablonski moved to New York in late 2006 and has led the growth of JNFuture, which to date has raised over $400,000 and expanded to nine chapters nationwide, as well as Toronto and Melbourne. An investment banker with Morgan Keegan & Co., he is a founding member of the Soho Synagogue.
Yedidya Harush was born and grew up in the community of Atzmona in Gush Katif. Yedidya's family relocated to Halutza after Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip in 2005. While in high school, Yedidya received a scholarship to play basketball in New Jersey while studying in a yeshiva. Upon his return home, Yedidya served in one of Israel's elite units, the 890th Paratroopers Brigade.