Jewish National Fund-USA Breakfast for Israel


You, me, & Israel at 73!


Capital Region (NY)

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

1:30 -2:30 pm ET

Join us for an engaging, impactful, and informative virtual Breakfast for Israel! Gather together with your community members to hear how your local efforts ensure a bright, prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Then join Jewish National Fund-USA supporters from coast to coast in a vibrant celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut.


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Featured Guest Speakers

Stars of hit Netflix show Fauda


Tsahi Halevi

Musician, Singer, Creator & Actor


Tsahi Halevi is a musician, singer, creator, and actor known for playing Naor on the popular Israeli Netflix series Fauda. Halevi also reached the finals in the first season of The Voice Israel. He released his debut album, “Directions,” which is regularly featured on local radio. 


Photo Credit: Dudi Hason

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Rona-Lee Shimon



Rona-Lee Shimon is an Israeli actress best known for her role as Nurit in the Israeli Netflix series Fauda. She also has extensive experience in Israeli theater, having performed the roles of Velma Kelly in Chicago, Anita in West Side Story, and Sally Bowles in Cabaret.


Photo Credit: Eyal Nevo



Yoav Limor

Defense Commentator

Yoav Limor is a veteran military correspondent who has been covering the Middle East conflict for the last 33 years. Limor is the host of a morning show on Israel’s Channel 2 Keshet, a defense commentator for Israel Hayom daily newspaper, and a regular contributor on i24 News.

Event Chairs

Jody Ference

Lauren Iselin

Alan Lobel

Table Captains

Jim Corwin • Asaf Elkayam • Susan & Marty Farber • Jody Ference • Mara Ginsberg • Lauren Iselin

Jennifer Lean Karen & Alan Lobel • Rabbi Dan Ornstein • Ken Segel • Tsila Karta Waldman


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More Information

Rina Wagman, Senior Campaign Executive, New England and Capital Region

[email protected] or 617.423.0999 x812

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available
No Cost to Attend

Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

Nanette and Arthur Brenner • Axiom Capital • Peter Harris Clothes, Beth and Peter Elitzer

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP • Chemung Canal Trust Company

Teal Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs, P.C. • Eitan & Malka Evan • Evy & Larry Farbstein

Marta & Mark Koblenz • Austin & Co Inc • Eric Larner • Sara Lee & Barry Larner

The Massry Family • Keith Rowland & Susan Novotny • Lawrence Cohen & Nixon Peabody

Lee & Donna Rosen • Amarit & Seth Rosenblum

Andrew Safranko, LaMarche Safranko Law LLC

Schuyler Company • Nancie & Ken Segel • Terry & Burton Segel • Phyllis Wang

Thank You to Our National Sponsors


Richard Allen Steve, Bunny & Lee Aronson, Aronson Insurance

Rebecca & David Bar-Shain • Marty Betagole • Nanette and Arthur Brenner • Susan Bookbinder

Peter Harris Clothes, Beth & Peter Elitzer • Evy & Larry Farbstein • Gene & Ruth Fax

Susan & Bill Firestone • Sandra Freed • Shelly Gerson • Jane z”L & Neil Golub

Lindsey & Evan Gremont • Hapern-Oppenheimer Family Foundation • Robert Heuman

Isaac Edry & Ami Joseph, Isaac’s Moving and Storage • Louis & Andrea Kravetz Katz

The Klein Family • Marvin & Abby Kline • Margie & Mark Kopins • Michelle & Bryan Kort

Helaine & Paul Kurlansky • Sara Lee & Barry Larner • Jessica & David Levy

Dr. Jack & Beth Lin • The Marcus Foundation • The Massry Family • Nina & Eddie Paul

Amarit & Seth Rosenblum • Gayle Rosenthal • Dr. Ronna & Ben Schneider

Kim & Matt Schocket • Sedge-Plitt Charitable Trust III

Drs. Carol & Erwin Segal • Nancie & Ken Segel • Toby & Noel Siegel

Rhonda & Larry Sheakley  • Shari & Eric Stein • Raquel Schuster Herr & Michael Stoff

Fred & Susie Toczek • Melvin Gale & Joan Todd • Jill & Bruce Weininger

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