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Joseph Wolfson

JNF Assistant VP, College Activists and JNF Makor Member

Travels from Villanova, PA

Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability.


Positively Israel, JNF's Work in Israel


Joseph Wolfson (Villanova, PA) is an attorney with Stevens & Lee in King of Prussia, PA.

He is a former state prosecutor for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office.

An active member of the Jewish community, Wolfson is the immediate past president of JNF’s Philadelphia Board, a member of the Philadelphia Executive Committee and a chair of Makor.

He is a member of the Leadership Council of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, and past president of the Reading Jewish Community Center Board.

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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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