Join us to learn how Jewish National Fund is transforming Northern Israel into the center for Israeli culinary arts and tech. JNF’s own Marina Furman will give us an inside look at the upcoming Galilee Culinary Institute, the first of its kind in the Middle East, and share how it will revitalize the region and continue our vision to bring 300,000 new residents to the north.

Featuring Guest Speaker

Marina Furman

Marina Furman

JNF Executive Director, National Major Donor Advancement

Marina Furman is a refusenik, activist, and distinguished speaker. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Marina spent ten years fighting the Soviet government for the right to immigrate to Israel. Finally, in 1988, Marina, her husband Lev, one of the most prominent underground Hebrew teachers in the former Soviet Union, and their daughter Aliyah made aliyah to Israel. Marina and her family have been featured in documentaries and articles, including a CNN headline article, “Defying the KGB: How a forgotten movement freed a people.”

RSVP by November 12 to

Anna Millstein, Senior Campaign Executive, Central NJ
[email protected] or 973.593.0095 x826


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