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Vivian Grossman

JNF Broward Women's Campaign for Israel Chair

Travels from Weston, Florida

Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability.


Positively Israel, JNF's Work in Israel


Vivian Grossman is the Woman's Chairperson on the Broward County Jewish National Fund Board of Directors as well as a member of the JNF National Sapphire Board. She is a lifetime member of Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women. Vivian served on the board of Temple Dor Dorim and has been active in many Zionist causes.

Vivian graduated from Kean College with a degree in Art History. She also studied at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Lanchester Polytechnic Institute, Coventry, England and spent a travelling semester studying political science in Israel. She is a lifelong Zionist who is ccommitted to tikkum olam. She and her husband celebrated their sons bar mitzvah in Mbale, Uganda with the Abayudaya Jewish Community under the leadership of Rabbi Gershom Sizomu. She hails from a family committed to celebrating mitzvot and community service and is working to pass that on.

Vivian and her husband Glenn have a son, Joshua, at home and a step-daughter, Dr. Meredith Grossman, who lives in New York City.

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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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