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Charles S. Fax

JNF Vice President, Israel Action and JNF Makor Member

Travels from Bethesda, Maryland

Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability.


JNF's Work in Israel, Positively Israel


Chuck Fax is a Maryland-based attorney who has a nationwide practice concentrating in commercial litigation.  He has co-authored two textbooks on civil discovery, and he writes a column on civil procedure for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Magazine, “Litigation News.”  Chuck is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law.  He has been rated a “Maryland Super Lawyer” for the past several years, and has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, “AV,” since 1995.

Chuck has been active in Jewish National Fund for over ten years, serving as Regional President for Baltimore, Zone President for the Mid-Atlantic Zone, Chair of Makor, and between 2007 and 2010, National Vice President in charge of the Annual Campaign and Chair of the National Campaign Cabinet.  In October 2010 Chuck stepped down from that position and assumed a new position, Vice President, Israel Action.

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Makor (Hebrew for “source”) is a specially-trained cadre of highly-involved Jewish National Fund volunteers. Our primary role is to support the core functions of JNF by direct fundraising. Thus, we identify prospective donors, conduct direct solicitations in our own communities and around the United States and assist in educating the public about the JNF and its projects.

Makor also serves as a source for lay leadership. We are leaders in our own communities, and provide training and inspiration for other community leaders on solicitation techniques, board development and outreach and on the work of the JNF. Makor members also assume JNF leadership positions on a national level.

We are proud leaders who are committed to the mission of the JNF, the caretaker of the land of Israel forever. In addition, Makor is a source of innovation within the JNF. Our diverse backgrounds, coupled with our common commitment, foster a free-flow of ideas to keep JNF as relevant and productive as possible.

Makor members travel to Israel each year to study JNF projects and programs in depth, and bring their insights and experiences to you. Members speak at no charge.


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