Jewish National Fund-USA Breakfast for Israel



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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

8:00 - 9:00 am ET

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Join us virtually as we celebrate Chanukah and Giving Tuesday, the world’s biggest day of giving, during our annual Breakfast for Israel! Come together for this spectacular event with local members of your community to learn how you can make the impossible possible for the land and people of Israel and hear from our keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist Yossi Klein Halevi. Halevi serves as a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and co-directs a program that teaches emerging young Muslim American leaders about Judaism, Jewish identity, and Israel. 


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Featured Guest Speaker

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Yossi Klein Halevi

Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem


Yossi Klein Halevi is a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He also co-directs the Institute's Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI), which teaches emerging young Muslim American leaders about Judaism, Jewish identity, and Israel. Over the last three decades, he has delivered hundreds of lectures, including keynote addresses at the annual conferences of leading Jewish organizations.


Halevi is the author of several books including Like Dreamers, Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, and Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist, which tells the story of his teenage years as a follower of the militant rightwing Rabbi Meir Kahane, and his subsequent disillusionment with Jewish radicalism.

Event Chairs

Debby Riegel, Tri-State Chair

Paula & Alvin Star, Northern New Jersey Chair

Larry Ingber, Long Island Chair

Scott Goldberg, Long Island Chair

Marla Horowitz, Westchester Chair

Micole Horowitz, Westchester Chair

Lauren Newcorn, JNFuture

Host Committee

Matthew Amsterdam ∙ Sarah Azizi ∙ Ginny Belofsky ∙ Sheryl Buchholtz ∙ Lynette Buzen

Doryne & Milton Davis ∙ Ashley Emrani ∙ Mark Engel ∙ Michael Feinman ∙ Dara Fersel

Rachel Firestone ∙ Scott Goldberg ∙ Ariel Grunberg ∙ Shira Hochman ∙ Amy Iles ∙ Larry Ingber

Howard Ingram ∙ Tracy & Karl Kaplan ∙ Michael Kessler ∙ Helen & Robert Levine ∙ Chelsea Mandel

Ari Meridy ∙ Josh Nackman ∙ Michael Nemirovksy ∙ Joan & Robert Oppenheimer

Michele Rabinovitch ∙ Joseph Rosenberg ∙ Ari Rubinstein ∙ Sheryl & Neil Sarnak

Julie Schipper ∙ Diane & Mark Seiden ∙ Steven Shalowitz ∙ Amanda Shane

Sierra Stone ∙ Alexander Szikla ∙ Temple Israel Center

Freda Rosenfeld & Howard (Hillel) Wallick ∙ Elaine & Mark Weitzman

Westchester Reform Temple ∙ Rebecca Zimilover ∙ Lior Zommer



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More Information

Michael Feinman, Executive Director, Tri-State

[email protected] • 212.879.9305 x503


Josh Nackman, Campaign Associate, Tri-State

[email protected] • 212.879.9300 x504

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available
No Cost to Attend

Unparalleled in the Jewish philanthropic world, Jewish National Fund-USA’s strategic vision has been, and always will be, to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Everything we do is consistent with this vision—population growth in the north and south, connecting the next generation to Israel, infrastructure development, ecology, forestation, heritage preservation, and more!

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