Hundreds to Unite in Solidarity at Jewish National Fund-USA’s Annual Breakfast for Israel


MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 15, 2024 — Hundreds of local community members will unite in solidarity with the people of Israel on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 8 am, at Jewish National Fund-USA’s annual Breakfast for Israel in Milwaukee.


Chaired by philanthropists Diane & Eric Zall, the annual complimentary community event will feature keynote speaker Shahar Azani, a veteran Israeli diplomat who now leads the fight for Israel in the international mainstream news arena as Senior Vice President at Jewish Broadcasting Services. At the Breakfast, Azani will discuss current affairs, what a post-October 7 world looks like in Israel, and where we go from here.


Shahar Azani


“We are so honored to be chairing Jewish National Fund-USA’s Breakfast for Israel,” said Event Co-Chairs Diane & Eric Zall. “It is more important than ever to stand strong as a community and with Israel. Please join us on May 30, 2024, as we welcome Shahar Azani. His presentation is guaranteed to be inspirational and will leave us with talking points and principles of engagement empowering us to continue to navigate this world with a strong Jewish identity.”


Additional speakers will discuss Jewish National Fund-USA’s Israel Resilience Campaign ( and the organization’s on-the-ground efforts providing immediate aid and support to tens of thousands of displaced Israeli families, including evacuations, housing, food, clothing, education, trauma therapy, donating firefighting and protective equipment for civil defense, facilitating volunteer services, and more.


The campaign also includes the Livnot B'Yachad - Build Together plan, featuring a bold, strategic initiative to restore the Israel Envelope by rebuilding communities and accommodating long-term security needs, economic and housing development, physical and mental health resources, and resilience efforts.


This event is expected to sell out. Reserve your seat at


For more information, contact Kim R. Levy, JNF-USA Executive Director, Midwest, at klevy@jnf.orgor 847.656.8880 x763.




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About Jewish National Fund-USA

Jewish National Fund-USA builds a strong, vibrant future for the land and people of Israel through bold initiatives and Zionist education. As a leading philanthropic movement, the organization supports critical environmental and nation-building activities in Israel’s north and south as it develops new communities in the Negev and Galilee, connects the next generation to Israel, and creates infrastructure and programs that support ecology, people with disabilities, and heritage site preservation, all while running a fully accredited study abroad experience through its Alexander Muss High School in Israel. Learn more at