JEWISH NATIONAL FUND-USA CEO Recognized in The JERUSALEM pOST'S "50 Most influential jews of 2019"

October 10, 2019 – Jewish National Fund-USA’s Chief Executive Officer, Russell F. Robinson has been included in The Jerusalem Post’s annual ’50 Most Influential Jews’. According to The Jerusalem Post, this year’s list strived to showcase the diversity of the Jewish nation while highlighting people from all walks of life – government, art, medicine, literature and science.


"I'm delighted to be included in this year's list, however, what this honor recognizes is the immense impact Jewish National Fund-USA’s hundreds-of-thousands of supporters are having in Israel as part of our movement's 118-year-old mission that's more relevant than ever before," said Jewish National Fund-USA CEO, Russell F. Robinson. "Growing up in El Paso, I never would've imagined that one day I’d play a role in an organization that's changing the narrative and future of an entire people and country, however, that's what Jewish National Fund-USA does; we bring people from every corner of the US together to support the land and people of Israel".


Other notable inclusions on this year’s list include Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Philanthropist and Jewish National Fund-USA Chairperson-of-the-Board-Emeritus Ronald S. Lauder; U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders; Supreme Court Judges Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer; Israeli President Rueven Rivlin; movie star Gal Gadot; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and many others.


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.




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