Jewish National Fund-USA Goes Virtual For National Conference

New York, NY – September 1, 2020 – Jewish National Fund-USA’s (JNF-USA) 2020 National Conference will, for the first time, be held virtually, announced the organization’s National President, Dr. Sol Lizerbram.


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Slated for October 18 – 23, 2020, JNF-USA’s Virtual National Conference will continue to serve as the organization’s premier planning and celebratory event. This year’s conference will again feature a substantive program with a focus on how JNF-USA is impacting Israel’s present and future, all available from the comfort of the participants’ own homes.

“As it does so ably and efficiently, Jewish National Fund-USA is making the best of the current situation and following through on its promises to Israel, its people, and our partners,” said Lizerbram. “This will be a great opportunity to review our tremendous accomplishments and shift our focus on successfully achieving the goals of 2021.”


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Chef Lior Lev Sercarz provides a cooking demonstration at a previous JNF-USA National Conference.


Featured topics and discussions will focus on how JNF-USA is helping Israel shape itself as the food and culinary capital of the world; the tremendous strides JNF-USA is making to support Israel’s role as a leader in global food, energy, and water security; a behind-the-scenes look at the world-wide impact of the training international students receive at the Arava International Center for Agriculture Training; and much more.


“The Virtual National Conference will be an opportunity to reflect on the past year, share how we pivoted with the times and continued to deliver on our promises to the land and people of Israel, and layout the foundation for our vision for the upcoming year,” said Lizerbram. “Next year, we hope to see everyone in Israel for JNF-USA’s 2021 National Conference!”

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2020 Virtual National Conference at levels from $500 – $25,000. “This is a significant time and a wonderful opportunity to show your support for Israel,” said Jewish National Fund-USA Vice President, Communities and Regions, Kenneth Segel. “Those who sponsor the 2020 Virtual National Conference will get a two-for-one deal, and receive recognition at the 2021 Conference in Israel as well. Our vital work in Israel continues despite the challenging times, and our vision for the future is bigger than ever.”

Registration for Jewish National Fund-USA’s 2020 Virtual National Conference is now open at Jewish National Fund-USA is offering a complimentary registration Zoom spot to members of its World Chairman’s Council, King Solomon Society, Negev Society, and those who have registered for the 2021 National Conference in Israel.

For more information about the National Conference, contact Amy Fass, Director of National Events, at or 212.879.9305 x804. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Glen Schwartz, Executive Director, National Major Donor Relations, at or 212.879.9305 x880.




Media inquiries: Stefan Oberman, Jewish National Fund-USA Director of Communications.


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