Joel L. Leibowitz
JNF Major Gifts Director, Greater New York
Travels from New Jersey
Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability.
Topics:JNF's Work in Israel, Positively Israel
Joel L. Leibowitz has more than three decades of Jewish philanthropy experience and currently serves as Major Gifts Director, Greater New York, for JNF. An attorney, Joel has a strong background in solicitation and a long history in Jewish communal affairs, both as a lay leader and as a professional. Joel has conducted solicitor training seminars in more than 120 communities in the United States, as well as in Australia, Eastern Europe, Russia and Israel. He has developed training seminars and videos, conducted solicitation training seminars for the professional staffs of Jewish Federations, JNF, The Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the World Zionist Organization, and the National Ramah Commission. Joel was appointed by the Governor to the New Jersey-Israel Commission and has served as a member of U.J.A. National Young Leadership Cabinet. Joel is especially talented at incorporating campaign concepts into special events, doing face-to-face solicitation and motivating staff and volunteers, and has lead more than 50 missions to Israel.
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