JNF-USA Hosts First-Ever JNFuture Root Society Event for Major Donors in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., June 9, 2022 — On Thursday, June 2, 2022, Jewish National Fund-USA held its first-ever JNFuture Root Society event in Chicago to honor the city’s young philanthropists ages 22-40 who have contributed $1,000+ to JNF-USA’s current campaign in support of the land and people of Israel.


Illinois JNFuture Board: Elana Lipman, Adina Silberman, Yari Rahmanim, Amanda Feder, Deb Zaluda, Dev Taylor, Nate Ruben, Matt Shuman 


Hosted by Jewish National Fund-USA partners (donors) Maggie & Martin Craig, and chaired by Illinois JNFuture Board members Elana Lipman, Adina Silberman, Yari Rahmanim, Amanda Feder, Dev Taylor, Nate Ruben, Matt Shuman, Josh Gibbs, and Hannah Ratain, the event also featured Jewish National Fund-USA’s Chief Development Officer, Rick Krosnick, as the event’s guest speaker.


Krosnick spoke about Jewish National Fund-USA’s life-changing work that spans across Israel’s verdant north to the expansive Negev Desert in the south and how these young philanthropists are helping the organization realize the organization’s strategic vision to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the Jewish homeland and its residents for generations to come.


For more information about JNFuture, JNF-USA’s community of young philanthropists ages 22-40 or to learn about future events in Chicago, contact Rebecca Davidoff at rdavidoff@jnf.org.



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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.