Social Media Sensation Xander Simmons Schools Larry David

New York, NY., November 20, 2021 — A new Hollywood rivalry has emerged! Move over Kanye West v Taylor Swift and Cardi B v Nicki Minaj. Enter YouTube phenomenon and Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) Sababa Society Fellow, Xander Simmons v Curb Your Enthusiasm creator and star, Larry David.


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Following the release of last week’s Curb episode on HBO featuring JNF-USA’s iconic Blue Box, Xander saw the difficulty Larry had in placing a donation in the box and decided to do something about it. Putting his Sababa Society Fellowship training to work, Xander created a tutorial on his Instagram to show the Seinfeld creator how it’s done.


Although the iconic Blue Box has been a mainstay of the organization for 120 years, the 15-year-old was quick to point out that JNF-USA also accepts tax-deductible donations via Venmo (@JewishNationalFund) and at


JNF-USA CEO, Russell F. Robinson, expressed his delight at seeing the philanthropic organization featured on Curb. “Our movement has always been a part of popular culture and it was great to see a comedic genius like Larry David feature us on his highly successful show. However, the real star here is Xander who had a bit of fun with our cameo while also reminding us of a more important message – the act of giving charitably.”



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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.