Water Challenges

In Israel the most precious commodity is water and it is at risk. Find out how you can help.

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Finance for Israel Speaker Series

March 21, 2013 6:00 pm

1345 Avenue of the Americas (54th and 55th) New York, NY
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Reception at 6:00 pm • Program at 6:30 pm

JNF invites you to the inaugural Finance for Israel Speaker Series

Opening Remarks: Russell F. Robinson, JNF CEO

JNF: Your Voice in Israel

Featured Speaker: Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs

Opportunities and Challenges Facing the US and Israeli Economies 

Abby Joseph Cohen is president of the Global Markets Institute and is a senior investment strategist at Goldman Sachs. Abby serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Theological Seminary and is an advisor to the investment committees of Cornell University and Major League Baseball. A member of the boards of Weill Cornell Medical College, the Brookings Institution and the New York Economic Club, Abby has been recognized as a leader in U.S. portfolio strategy for two decades. Her career is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study and a BusinessWeek cover story.

Finance for Israel Co-Chairs: 

Daniel Kamensky, Paulson & Co. Inc. • Deborah Weinswig, Citigroup

Finance for Israel Board Members:

William Abecassis, BlackRock • Steven Brody, Cerberus • Saul Burian, Houlihan Lokey • Suzanne Dance, Citigroup • Jeffrey Finger, Centerview Partners • Alexander Klipper, Bank of America • Drew Newton, Citigroup • Asaf Palgi, Citco Fund Services • Yaron Werber, Citigroup • Andrew Wilshinsky, Morgan Stanley

Hosted by: Mark Horowitz, Bernstein Global Wealth Management

Featured Speaker for Fall 2013: Marc Rowan, Apollo Global Management, LLC

For more information on joining JNF’s Finance for Israel Society contact Michal Frankel at mfrankel@jnf.org or 212.879.9305 ext. 501.

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Contact the Greater New York Region:

Serving: New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Fairfield, Rockland, Bergen, Sussex and Hudson.

42 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021
[p] (212) 879-9300
[f] (212) 570-1673

Michael Feinman, Executive Director, Greater New York
Jodi Perlmuth Popofsky, Senior Campaign Executive, Greater New York
Jason Freeman, Campaign Executive, Greater New York

Howard Ingram, Associate Executive Director, Long Island

Stephanie Risa Balkin
, Director, Westchester/ Southern Connecticut

In Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic and Sussex Counties):
Jocelyn Inglis, Director, Northern New Jersey


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