JNFuture Presents: Food for Thought (For Ages 22-40)

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Tuesday September 22, 2020



Take your lunch break with Jewish National Fund’s monthly “lunch and learn” series!


This month, we will hear from Jewish National Fund affiliate Megan Turner from Eretz Ir, and learn how JNF is helping boost employment in the Negev.



Free to attend. RSVP is required for each event.
Please note this event takes place at 1:00 pm ET AND 12:00 pm PT.


September 22, 2020

Featuring Guest Speaker


Megan Turner

Eretz Ir

Megan Turner is originally from Fort Smith, Arkansas and made aliyah to Be’er Sheva, Israel in 2012. She has a Master’s in social work and is completing her PhD at Ben Gurion University where she studies the effects of racism on new immigrants in Israel’s periphery. She began working with Eretz Ir, the nonprofit that oversees the Lauder Employment Center, at the height of the 2020 coronavirus outbreak, and is now leading the Lauder Employment Center's social media strategy and is acting as ttheir JNF-USA liaison. She is passionate about building and strengthening Israel’s periphery, specifically in the Negev where she lives with her fiance, Yagel, and two rescue dogs.


October 27, 2020


Director of Resource Development, Arava Regional Council




November 24, 2020
SPEAKER: Yael Levontin

Partners Liaison and Special Projects Coordinator

TOPIC: Fire & Rescue


December 22, 2020

SPEAKER: Nathan Hoffman

CEO, Galilee Culinary Institute by JNF

TOPIC: Galilee Culinary Institute


JNFuture is a community of young philanthropists of Jewish National Fund, ages 22-40, who share a commitment and passion for Israel. We engage and energize supporters through a variety of social and educational programming, as well as exciting travel opportunities. As a JNFuture donor you have access to a variety of local and national events, a vast network of like-minded peers, and unforgettable trips to Israel. You also have the opportunity to take on leadership roles, including joining your local JNFuture board, sitting on a Task Force, or chairing an event.

For more information, contact Steffanie Altman at 

[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x244