12th Annual Temple Beth-El Breakfast

Israeli Flags in a Row

Sunday, February 7, 2021

9:30 - 10:30 am CT


Join online with Jewish National Fund for Temple Beth-El’s 12th Annual Jewish National Fund Breakfast. We welcome guest speaker Rabbi Dov Lipman, Member of Knesset and hear how he became the first American born Knesset Member in 30 years.


From agricultural research farms in the Galilee to shovel-ready housing projects for young families in the Negev, Jewish National Fund’s portfolio of work falls into seven key strategic areas that directly strengthen the future of the land and people of Israel through our Billion Dollar Roadmap for the Next Decade.

Featuring Guest Speaker


Rabbi Dov Lipman

Member of Knesset in the Yesh Atid Party

Rabbi Dov Lipman was elected to the 19th Knesset in January 2013, making him the first American-born MK in nearly 30 years. He rose to national and international prominence for his role in combating religious extremism in Bet Shemesh.  The author of seven books about Judaism and Israel, Rabbi Lipman holds rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College and a Masters in Education from Johns Hopkins University. He moved to Israel from Silver Spring, MD in July 2004 with his wife, Dena, and four children.  Since 2015, former MK Lipman has focused on Israel Advocacy both in Israel and abroad.  He currently serves as Senior Manager - Community Outreach for Honest Reporting, as a political correspondent for the Jewish News Syndicate, as a political commentator for ILTV and I24news, and as a columnist for the Jerusalem Post and Times of Israel.

Event Co-Chairs

Lonni and Scott Glickson

Amy and Richard Noren

Event Committee - In Formation

Diane and Ric Bachrach ∙ Marcey Barichello ∙ State Representative Jonathan & Katrina Carroll

Melanie and Andy Doppelt ∙ Joan and Ed Freud ∙ Lori and Joel Haberman  ∙ Janice and Howard Hadesman

Barb and Tom Harris ∙ Ellen and Jon Hattenbach ∙ Rabbis Deborah and Sidney Helbraun

Amyra and Ken Henry ∙ Holly and Harold Israel ∙ Cantor Adam and Michelle Kahan

Marcia and David Kanarek ∙ Sandy and Jerry Lewis ∙ Ben Margolis Rabbis Ari and Evan Moffic

Odette and Mark Olson ∙ Sharon and Larry Porter ∙ Judy and David Rosen

Audrey and Len Rubin ∙ Cindy Schoenstadt ∙ Andi and Don Solomon ∙ Stacey and Kenneth Traub

Amy and Jim Tuchler ∙ George and Nancy Vizer ∙ Jill and Bruce Weininger ∙ Gloria Weiser

Rabbi Victor Weissberg ∙ Bruce Werner

More Information

Marlene Copeland Dodinval, Executive Director, Chicago

[email protected] ∙ 847.656.8880 x766


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