Please join us for this exclusive event featuring the foods of Zahav and La Boîte, exquisite Israeli wines and top-shelf liquor, and an intimate discussion about elevating Israeli cuisine to the top of the global culinary scene. 


Michael Solomonov is the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Zahav. His cookbook, Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, was recently named one of the best cookbooks of the century by The New Yorker.

Lior Lev Sercarz, hailed as the Spice King, is the chef, spice blender, and owner of La Boîte, a biscuits and spice shop, that has been featured in The New York TimesVogueSAVUER 100 and others.

Featuring remarks from

Russell F. Robinson
CEO, Jewish National Fund


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:00 - 8:30 pm


Ronald S. Lauder JNF House
42 E. 69th Street


Major Donors of $5,000+ will have the opportunity to purchase two tickets at $500 each.
JNFuture Donors of $1,800+ will have the opportunity to purchase two tickets at $360 each.
All other tickets are $1,000.

Event Committee*

Amy Berko Iles and Ron Iles ∙ Sheryl Buchholtz
Suzanne Dance and Andrew Obin ∙ Kim and Jordan Dickstein
Sadie and Josh Gelb ∙ Laureine and David Greenbaum
Deena and Eddie Greenstein ∙ Susan and Ben Gutmann
Tracy and Karl Kaplan ∙ Marjorie and David Kaufman
Ronnit and Michael Kessler ∙ Randi and Jeffrey E. Levine
Amanda and Neal Moszkowski ∙ Joan and Bob Oppenheimer
Deborah E. Riegel ∙ Marci Robinson
Penny and Stephen Rosen ∙ Alyssa and Orazio Russo
Melissa and Brad Segal

*Committee in formation

Major Donors who are fulfilling multi-year commitments must be paying $5,000+ in the current campaign year. 

More Information

Michael Feinman, Executive Director, Tri-State
[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x503

Dietary laws observed. Space is limited.
For security purposes, Jewish National Fund reserves the right to check IDs and all bags are subject to search.