Jewish National Fund's Breakfast for Israel - Austin

Jewish National Fund's Breakfast for Israel

Tuesday December 01, 2020

10:00 am - 11:00 am CST

The link to join the program will be emailed to you a few days in advance of the breakfast.

About the Breakfast

We’re celebrating the land and people of Israel, and we want you and your community to be a part of it. Join us for an engaging, impactful, and informative virtual Breakfast for Israel, enjoy a hilarious conversation between TV comedy writer and producer Phil Rosenthal and Steven Shalowitz, the host of our "IsraelCast" podcast, and learn how you can double your impact on Giving Tuesday. Sign up today to reserve your spot!


Login information will be sent to you a few days before the event.


Thanks to the generosity of The Braverman Family Foundation, Harvey and Marnie Dietrich, and Ken and Nancie Segel, every gift made on Giving Tuesday will be matched, up to $1 million.


Guest Speaker


Phil Rosenthal

American Television Writer and Producer


Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond” and documentaries Exporting Raymond and Somebody Feed Phil. He is also the author of You’re Lucky You’re Funny. Rosenthal’s first travel food series, “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having,” aired in 2015 and he received two Taste Awards and the 2016 James Beard Award for Best Television Program. 


Phil Rosenthal’s appearance arranged through Gotham Artists.



Steven Shalowitz

Steven Shalowitz is the Host of Jewish National Fund’s “IsraelCast” podcast and for more than eight years, he has produced and hosted "The One Way Ticket Show” podcast where he explores with fascinating people where they'd go if given a one-way ticket to the past, present, future, real, imaginary, or a state of mind. He's also a member of JNF's Social Media Committee. Steven invites you to connect with him on all social media: @stevenshalowitz.

Event Chairs

Julie & Ari Franklin

Table Captains - In Formation

Michael Abkowitz • Ginny Belofsky • Rabbi Neil Blumofe • Julie & Ari Franklin • Rabbi Alan Freedman

Samantha Friedman • David Goldstein • Brad Greenblum • Arielle Levy • Nora Lieberman • Emily Luvera

Val & Jeff Newberg • Michael O'Krent • Amanda & Rabbi Daniel Septimus • Ian Spechler • Rachel Stern 

Stuart Wallock • Sarah Weil

More Information

Reagan Weil, Executive Director, Southwest

[email protected] or 512.410.1438 x947


Sponsors - In Formation

Brandon Frachtman • Sandra Freed • Lindsey & Evan Gremont 

Jessica & David Levy • Phil & Adam Loewy • Val & Jeff Newberg

Gayle Rosenthal • Kim & Matt Schocket

Denise & Joe Shade • Shari & Eric Stein

Raquel Schuster-Herr & Michael Stoff