Jewish National Fund's Breakfast for Israel - Los Angeles

Jewish National Fund Breakfast for Israel

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

8:00 - 9:00 am PST

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!

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.


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

Guest Speaker


Phil Rosenthal

American Television Writer and Producer


Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and documentaries Exporting Raymond and Somebody Feed Phil. Born and raised in New York, Rosenthal moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in entertainment. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he co-wrote “America: A Tribute to Heroes.” In his 2005 book, You’re Lucky You’re Funny, he explored the art of comedy and the making of sitcom classics, and wrote, directed, and starred in his first feature film in 2011. In 2015, PBS aired Rosenthal’s first travel food series, “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having,” which received two Taste Awards and was winner of the 2016 James Beard Award for Best Television Program.  



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

Sara Cannon & Fred Toczek

Table Captains - In Formation

Adam Belfer • Regina Bellisario • Frances Bilak • Steve Bram • Allen Brodetsky • Alice Campbell

Sara Cannon • Civia Caroline • Scott Chaplan • Mitchell Daks • Edden Dembsky

Mark Egerman • Stephen Epstein • Matthew Fragner • David Frank • Jordan Freedman

Rich Friedland • Ivy Greene • Alyse Golden Berkley, Esq. • Sarah Herman • Cynthia Hizami

Shahla Javdan • Sharon Joy • Francine Kahan Weiss • Allan Levine • Paul Lewis

Karen Kennedy • Thomas Morgan • Nina Paul • Or Pikary • Sharon Polansky • Robert Ring

James Ritter • Lou Rosenberg • David & Betsy Rosenthal • Larry Russ • Daren Schlecter

Ben Schwartzman • Lisa Shaoul • Leland Shapiro • Neuriel Shore • Nikki Sieger • Deena & Marty Singer

Daryl Temkin • Fred & Susie Toczek • Douglas Williams • Sam Yebri

More Information

Neuriel Shore, Associate Director, West Los Angeles

[email protected] or 323.964.1400 x966


Sponsors - In Formation

Fred & Susie Toczek • Dr. Jack & Beth Lin
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Adam Belfer - H.I.G. Realty Partners • Scott Howard
Susan Montgomery Bordy & Michael Bordy • Barry Pinsky

Rebecca Rothstein • Mannon Kaplan • Arie Buchman