Jewish National Fund's Breakfast for Israel
West Coast Small Communities

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 small communities around the country 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!


Participating Communities include, but are not limited to:

Boulder, CO ∙ Ft. Collins, CO ∙ Aspen, CO ∙ Salt Lake City, UT

Spokane, WA ∙ Eugene, OR ∙ Boise, ID ∙ Redlands, CA

San Bernardino, CA ∙ Riverside, CA ∙ Palmdale/Lancaster, CA

Bakersfield, CA ∙ Oak Park, CA

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

Alan Abramson & Max Wolk

Table Captains - In Formation

Alan Abramson & Max Wolk

More Information

Dr. Samuel Richardson, Director, Small Community Outreach

[email protected] or 800.211.1502 x855


Sponsors - In Formation