8:00 – 9:00 am Featured Speaker
Please arrive at 7:30 am for breakfast and registration

“Leading Israel to Space: Small Country, Big Dreams”

Featuring Guest Speaker


Yonatan Winetraub

Co-Founder, SpaceIL

Yonatan Winetraub is co-founder of SpaceIL, a $100M Israeli non-profit organization that attempted to land Beresheet, the first private interplanetary robotic mission, on the Moon. A key goal of SpaceIL is to inspire the next generation of space researchers and to promote STEAM education and scientific exploration. Yonatan was also part of the International Space University Program at NASA studying the creation of colonies on Mars utilizing shelter and water from Martian lava caves. He is currently a PhD candidate and Bio-X Bowes fellow in Biophysics at Stanford University where he is studying a method to interpret and intercept cancer cell communication.

ASL interpretation will be provided

Table Captains*

Joanne Alinsky ∙ Risa and Steve Aronson ∙ Michael Blank ∙ Robert Cohan
Lawrence B. Cohen ∙ Tom Davidow ∙ Debbie DeBotton ∙ Isaac Edry
David Eisenberg ∙ Judi Elovitz Greenberg ∙ Jonathan Epstein
Rhonda Forman ∙ Mark Furman ∙ Jeffrey Glassman
Sue Goldberg ∙ Dubi Gordon ∙ Ed Hershfield ∙ Roberta Jacobs
Ami Joseph ∙ Alla and Mark Khesin ∙ Steven London 
Lorri Owades ∙ Jonathan Plaut ∙ Ralph Rotman
Jay Shuman ∙ Janet Stein Calm and Fred Calm ∙ Russell Stein
Marti Stone ∙ Jeffrey Woolf

*In formation


We cordially invite you to join us as a Table Captain

Major Donors of $5,000+ to JNF’s annual campaign are invited to join us for an exclusive, intimate gathering with Yonatan Winetraub directly after the program. The briefing will conclude at 10:15 am.

More Information

Rina Wagman, Campaign Executive, New England
[email protected] or 617.423.0999 x812


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