Jewish National Fund's Breakfast for Israel - Orange County

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

Brian Harmatz & Adrienne Matros 

Table Captains - In Formation

Caron Berkley • Mitch Cohen • Irv Engle • Michael Feldman • Marc Garelick
Scott Gelb • Jeff Glass • Deby & Jeff Goodman • Lisa Grajewski • Lisa Grier 
Brian Harmatz • Shelly Malmon • Adrienne Matros • Warren Morten

Susan Penn • Cookie Sieger • Scott Sussman • Rachel Tichauer

Rabbi Marcia Tilchin 

More Information

Lisa Grier, Director, Orange County

[email protected] or 949.260.0400 x986


Sponsors - In Formation

Adrienne Matros

Meyer Olson Lowy Meyers Family Law


Karpas Advisors

Business Advisory | Accounting | Finance

Scott Sussman, CPA, MBA
949.677.0246 |  [email protected]