Jewish National Fund-USA’s JNFuture Tri-State and Central New Jersey Present: 

An Evening with Shira Haas

A Private, In-Person Event

An Image with Shira Haas

Sunday, June 13, 2021

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET

Film Forum

209 W Houston St. New York, NY 10014

About Our Event

Join Jewish National Fund-USA and JNFuture Tri-State and Central New Jersey for an exclusive movie screening of ASIA with Israeli Actress Shira Haas, best known for her roles in Unorthodox and Shtisel, and Director Ruthy Pribar. This award-winning movie, premiering this month at the Tribeca Film Festival, tells the story of a mother and daughter who must reevaluate

their relationship when an illness derails their lives.


This complimentary event is open to all Root Society donors

who have contributed $1,000+ to the 2021 campaign.

Featured Guest Speakers



Shira Haas

Israeli Actress


Shira Haas is a multi-award-winning actress who has been called “The Face of Israeli Film.” She has previously been nominated for a Golden Globe and Emmy Award for her starring role in the Netflix series, Unorthodox. Haas is also well known for her role as Ruchami on the international hit show Shtisel.


Ruthy Pribar



Awarded "Promising Director" from The Sam Spiegel Film School, Ruthy Pribar’s short films, Last Calls and The Caregiver, garnered numerous awards and have been screened at many international film festivals. Ruthy is an alumna of the Cannes Festival Residency Program and is currently developing her second feature film.

Event Chairs

Renee Nabatian, Chair JNF-USA Young Families Central New Jersey

Julie Schipper, President JNFuture NYC

More Information

Michele Rabinovitch, Campaign Executive, JNFuture, New York

[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x506


Beverly Gutterman, Campaign Executive, JNFuture and Community Campaign

[email protected] or 973.593.0095 x827


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Please stay home if you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the

last 14 days or are showing COVID-19 symptoms.

Please wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitizer upon arrival and throughout the event.

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