Leading Jewish Professional Named in Top 50 List


New York, NY., June 29, 2022 — Jewish National Fund-USA Chief Marketing Officer, Jodi Bodner, has been lauded by online Jewish commentary website, Future of Jewish in their “50 of Our Favorite Jewish Women Right Now” list. The list includes inspiring women from Israel, Europe, Australia, North America, and South America.


“Women play a vital role in every aspect of Jewish National Fund-USA and the work we do for the land and people of Israel,” said Bodner. “I am honored to be recognized by Future of Jewish along with these accomplished colleagues who day in and day out work hard to make our Jewish world better.”


Jodi Bodner


Other notable inclusions in this year’s top 50 list include celebrity kosher chef, Jamie Geller, pro-Israel social media influencer, Emily Schrader, as well as Israeli journalist, Michal Divon, and well known Editor-in-Chief of Tablet Magazine, Alana Newhouse.


“Every day, we celebrate the incredible depth and breadth of experience that our Jewish National Fund-USA and Alexander Muss High School in Israel team of 355 professionals bring to the table to support our vision for the land and people of Israel and Jewish people everywhere,” said Jewish National Fund-USA Chief Executive Officer, Russell F. Robinson. “As a senior member of our executive, Jodi’s energy, enthusiasm, and spirit is contagious and this recognition reaffirms her role as a leading marketing expert in the philanthropic world.”


Bodner has been with Jewish National Fund-USA for almost 17 years, beginning as the organization’s Director of Communications and then promoted internally to become their first Chief Marketing Officer responsible for promoting the organization’s work, image, brand, and value to the public in the U.S. and around the world. Through her leadership, the organization has achieved consistent record-high campaign years raising more than $100 million annually in support of the land and people of Israel.


The organization’s Vice-President, Marketing, Vivian Grossman, added: “As an organization led by ambassadors (lay leaders), we leverage our team of professionals to bring our vision for the land of Israel and her people to reality. Jodi is one of those rare individuals who can bring multiple stakeholders with different points of view together, and then synthesize their suggestions into a well thought out and impactful strategy. She is a credit not only to Jewish National Fund-USA, but to our entire Jewish community.”


For information about open roles at Jewish National Fund-USA, visit jnf.org/careers




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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.