8th Annual Water & Wine

Hosted by Westchester and Southern CT
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Thursday, January 28, 2021

8:00 - 9:00 pm ET


Join us online with a glass of wine to learn about the important work Jewish National Fund is doing to bolster Israel’s water economy by developing alternative water sources, advancing Israeli agriculture, and improving water quality. 

Featuring Guest Speakers


Talia Tzour Avner

KKL- JNF Chief Israel Emissary

JNF’s Water Resources Task Force

With more than 28 years of dedicated service, Talia Tzour-Avner has played an instrumental role in implementing KKL-JNF’s vision for the land and people of Israel. As Jewish National Fund’s Chief Israel Emissary, Talia fosters a close connection between the American Jewish community, the Israeli people and KKL and JNF operations. She oversees JNF Task Forces on water solutions and cutting-edge development of Israel’s Arava region. A Sabra born in Jerusalem, Talia continues the Zionist legacy of her family, who made Aliyah from all over the world to play their part in establishing the State of Israel.

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Joshua Greenstein

Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Israel Wine Producers Association (IWPA)

Joshua Greenstein is a fifth-generation wine industry expert. His career experience has spanned diverse areas of the industry, as both a supplier and distributor. As Executive Vice President of the Israel Wine Producers of America, Greenstein acts as the voice of the Israeli wine industry in America. Traveling throughout the U.S., he educates consumers on the quality that Israeli wines offer, many of which are award-winning and highly rated within the international wine community.

Event Co-Chairs

Brenda & Michael Benn

Event Committee - In Formation

Amy & Jeremy Abramson ∙ Lissy & Ben Carr ∙ Brenda & Michael Benn ∙ Ron Brien ∙ Rachel & Jason Halperin ∙ Caren Hammerman ∙ Lynn Jacobs ∙ Jessica & Andy Levinson ∙ Marjorie Kaufman ∙ Cheryl Pine ∙ Diana Sklar ∙ Norm Weiss

Sponsorship Perks


6 Bottle Wine Crate Sponsor

Includes 6 bottles of wine (mixed) and recognition of names or company during the event.


12 Bottle Wine Crate Sponsor

Includes 12 bottles of wine (mixed), Major Donor Society membership, and recognition of names or company during the event.


Tulip Sponsor

Includes 1 JNF Tulip Sculpture, Deluxe Tulip Wine Package - includes 12 bottles of wine (mixed), Major Donor Society membership, and recognition of names or company during the event.


In order to receive your wine in time for the event,

please RSVP by January 20, 2021.

More Information

Michael Feinman, Executive Director, Tri-State

212.879.9305 x503 or [email protected]


Bill Adolph, Director, Planned Giving

847.656.8880 x769 or [email protected]