JNFuture Presents:
Pride in the Frontier

An Image with an Israeli Flag and Pride Flag

Sunday, June 13, 2021

1:00 pm (ET) / 10:00 am (PT)


About Our Event

Join Jewish National Fund-USA’s JNFuture for our first-ever virtual pride event! Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Hear from our panel of incredible speakers who are invaluable to the Israeli LGBTQ+ community and learn about JNF-USA's strategic vision to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel.

Featured Guest Speakers


Hadash Goldman

Co-Founder, MAKOM


Hadas Goldman is the is a Co-Founder of MAKOM, a network focused on empowering and revitalizing towns and villages throughout Israel. She is also a founding member of the LGBTQ+ center in Afula and is a Co-Founder and Resource Development Director of the Tarbut, an Israeli organization that supports low-income neighborhoods. 


Gil Elias

CEO, Be'er Sheva Pride House


Gil Elias serves as Chairman and Managing Director of Pride House of Beer Sheva and the South. He is a poet and a local activist in the southern LGBTQ+ community, as well as a Language and Sexuality researcher at the Hebrew language department at Ben Gurion University of the Negev.


Arnon Allouche

Manager, Haifa Communities House of Pride and Tolerance


Arnon Allouche serves as Manager for Communities’ House for Pride and Tolerance, developing the LGBTQ+ municipality center in Haifa, empowering grass-roots programs, and working with other activist groups. He previously worked in mental health rehabilitation, helping people with mental health disabilities to integrate into society. 

Moderated By

Quentin Ozeri

JNF-USA Professional

Event Co-Chairs

Jonathan Ast (Miami)

Zander Futernick (Los Angeles)

Alaine Jolicoeur (Baltimore)

More Information

Jeffrey Greenberg, Associate Director JNFuture, Florida

[email protected] or 305.682.0025 x895


Quentin Ozeri, Associate Director, Greater Los Angeles

[email protected] or 323.964.1400 x960