Major Donor Weekend

March 20-23, 2020

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

DRAFT PROGRAM

In formation

 

 

Thursday, March 19

3:00 – 6:00 pm 

Registration Open

 

Friday, March 20

9:00 am 

Registration Opens

   2:00 – 3:30 pm 

Welcome Reception
Remarks:

Nina Paul and Shari Schenk

 

5:45 – 6:45 pm 

Pre-Dinner Cocktail Reception

Guest Speaker

Rabbi Leor Sinai, Co-CEO Alexander Muss High School in Israel

6:15 6:43 pm  

Shabbat Candle Lighting

Everyone is welcome to light candles

 

6:43 pm  

Shabbat Begins

6:45 – 8:30 pm 

Shabbat Dinner

 

Following Dinner

Informal gathering at the hotel for mingling

 

Saturday, March 21

9:00 10:00 am

Spiritual Shabbat Discussion lead by Rabbi Leor Sinai

 

11:45 – 1:45 pm

What's in Store for the World - The Future of Global Food, Water, and Energy Security

Featuring

Seth Siegel, Author of Let There Be Water and Troubled Water

Professor Joaquin Ruiz, VP of Global Environmental Futures, University of Arizona

Member of JNF's Joint Institute for Global Food, Water, and Energy Security

Director of Biosphere 2

Howard Yana-Shapiro Ph.D, Chief Agricultural Officer Emeritus, Mars Fellow, Mars Incorporated

 

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Chocolate History and the Jews

Guest Speaker

Howard Yana-Shapiro Ph.D, Chief Agricultural Officer Emeritus, Mars Fellow, Mars Incorporated


3:45– 5:15 pm

Women's Tea

"The Power of Women in Philanthropy"

Featuring

Toni Dusik, Circle of Sapphire Society Member and Arizona Board Major Gifts Chair

Danielle Hankin, Sapphire Society Member and JNFuture National VP of Leadership Development

Abigail Mendel, University of Colorado at Boulder Campus Fellow

Moderated By

Myra Chack Fleischer, Women for Israel President

7:38 pm

Havdalah by evening transportation (Shabbat Ends)

7:40 pm

Bus departs for Major Donor and World Chairman’s Council Dinners

8:00 pm

Dinner for Major Donors

Port Pavilion

1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego

 

8:15 pm

Dinner for World Chairman’s Council (Open to members of the World Chairman’s Council)

 

11:00 pm

Buses return to Manchester Grand Hyatt

 

Following Dinner

Informal gathering at the hotel for mingling

 

Sunday, March 22

9:15 am

Bus Departure from Grand Hyatt to the Omni Hotel for San Diego Brunch

 

9:30 – 10:15 am

VIP Meet and Greet for Major Donors at the San Diego Brunch with

Guest Speaker

Titi Aynaw

Omni Hotel

675 L Street, San Diego

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Jewish National Fund San Diego Brunch

Omni Hotel

675 L Street, San Diego

4:15 – 5:15 pm

State of the Union – An In Depth Discussion

Guest Speakers

JNF President Dr. Sol Lizerbram

Chief Executive Officer Russell F. Robinson

 

5:30 pm

Buses depart for evening program

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Dinner at The Vault Miramar, Entertainment by Comedian Taylor Williams

9340 Dowdy Dr. Suite 102, San Diego

Tour and Dinner

9:10 pm

Bus departs back to hotel

 

9:30 – 11:30 pm

Nightcap Cocktails at the Manchester Grand Hyatt

 

Monday, March 23

9:00 – 11:00 am

JNF National Board Meeting

 

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