150 Young Professionals Celebrate Jewish “Earth Day” at PALAPA Miami


Alex Gordon, Mikala Merey, Jeffrey Greenberg, Randi Genoa and Kiana Matisonn


MIAMI, January 25, 2022 — Jewish National Fund-USA’s (JNF-USA) JNFuture chapter in Miami kicked off the new year and celebrated Tu Bishvat, an annual environmental holiday celebrating the Jewish “Earth Day,” in grand fashion with an exclusive soiree at one of Miami’s top hotspots in support of the land and people of Israel.


On January 15, 150 environmentally conscious young professionals aged 22-40 came together at PALAPA MIAMI at Upper Buena Vista for JNFuture Miami’s signature event – Nocturnal Oasis, celebrating Jewish environmentalism and JNF-USA’s positive impact in Israel.


Adam Fried, Richard Kandel, and Raphael Gotlieb


The sold-out event featured an open bar, live music, and thanks to event sponsors including, BittonArt, E11EVEN Vodka and Eli Lunzer Productions, a silent auction where people bid on several high-value items including artwork, tickets to attend the Championship Game of the NCAA Final Four, exotic getaways, all-inclusive retreats, and luxurious accommodations in private villas.


“I could not have asked for a better first annual signature event!” said JNFuture Miami President, Emmanuelle Subar. “A sold-out night with a massive waiting list, incredible sponsors, a dedicated host committee, and JNF-USA professionals who listened to, and implemented our vision. I am honored to be President of this chapter and co-chair of Nocturnal Oasis.”

For more information about how you can get involved with the local chapter of JNFuture, JNF-USA’s community of young philanthropists ages 22-40, contact Jeffrey Greenberg at jgreenberg@jnf.org.


Nocturnal Oasis Event Sponsors

Alper Family Philanthropic Fund 

Ascendo Resources 


E11EVEN Vodka

Eli Lunzer Productions 

Jerome P. Subar Foundation 

Law Mandel

Leo Capital Group

Omri Investments

Painting Picnik

RedBike Studios

Savage Global Marketing

Todd Friedman, P.A. 

Trans-State Title Insurance Agency, LLC

Venture Insurance Agency



Emmanuelle Subar and Marc Mouhadeb


Justin Lakritz, Adam Slotnick, Carly Schwartzwald and Jeffrey Greenberg


Lauren Gutlohn, Alisa Machina and Ross Gutlohn


Lea Fruchter, Lauren Alexander, and Melissa Valdman



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About Jewish National Fund-USA

JNF-USA is the leading philanthropic organization for Israel that supports critical environmental and nation building activities in Israel’s north and south. Through its One Billion Dollar Roadmap for the Next Decade, JNF-USA is developing new communities in the Galilee and Negev, connecting the next generation to Israel, and creating infrastructure and programs that support ecology, individuals with special needs, and heritage site preservation.