Jewish National Fund-USA Breakfast for Israel


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Thursday, February 3, 2022

7:00 am ∙ Registration

7:30 am ∙ Program

JW Marriott Desert Ridge

5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054

Jewish National Fund-USA invites you to join us in-person or online for our annual Breakfast for Israel to learn about our critical work supporting the land and people of Israel. Hear from our speakers about the Joint Institute for Global Food, Water and Energy Security, a unique partnership between JNF-USA, the University of Arizona, and the Arava Regional Councils.


All in-person attendees are required to provide proof of vaccination upon entry.


Space is limited. Virtual option available.


Matthew C. Fragner

Founding Partner, Fragner Seifert Pace & Winograd, LLP

Doran Arik Miller

Principal, Miller Policy Consulting

Joaquin Ruiz, Ph.D.

Vice President of Global Environmental Futures, Thomas R. Brown Director of Biosphere 2, Executive Director, Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum and Co-Director, Arava-JNF-UA Institute

Event Chairs

Nikki Bernstein

Bryan Kort

Table Captains

Able Financial ∙ Judy Bassett ∙ Itzik Becher ∙ Nikki Bernstein ∙ Mel Bottner

Amanda Drasnin ∙ Toni Dusik ∙ Susan Farber ∙ Harley Feldberg

Bernice Friedman ∙ Rodney Glassman ∙ Bruce Goldberg ∙ Randi Jablin

Jewish Social Group ∙ Marc Kelman ∙ Bryan Kort ∙ Ted Kort ∙ Kim Kotzin

Ellen Lawson ∙ Blaine Light ∙ Marty Locke ∙ Dan Lucas ∙ T Lungwitz

Pam Meyer ∙ Leila Mikal ∙ Doran Miller ∙ Joshua Offenhartz ∙ Rachel Presant

Seymour Rife ∙ Deb Rochford ∙ Linda & Steve Rosenfield ∙ Cyndi Rosenthal

Sophie Rubin ∙ Ian Sachs ∙ Austin Schwartz ∙ David Shapiro ∙ Ryan Singer

Stuart Sokoloff ∙ Jennifer Sosnow ∙ Joshua Steinberg ∙ Alex Stuchen

Kim Subrin ∙ Rudy Troisi ∙ Janet Wellish ∙ Ann Zinman


Table Captains in formation

More Information
Leila Mikal​, Director

[email protected] ∙ 480-447-8100 x808


Thank You To Our Sponsors

Sponsorship in formation

JNF–USA requires all attendees, staff and vendors to provide proof of vaccination upon entry to the event.

JNF–USA events adhere to all CDC guidelines, as well as State and Federal regulations. We require patrons to adhere to local mandates regarding wearing masks. Please stay home if you been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days or are showing COVID-19 symptoms. We recommend patrons test themselves within 72 hours prior to this event.