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Deb Lust Zaluda

Illinois Board Member


Deb Lust Zaluda is the U.S. partner of Puzzle Israel, an Israel-based tour operator that focuses on custom experiential tours to Israel. Following a long and successful career as a lawyer, Deb turned her vocational efforts to two of her deepest passions: Israel and philanthropy. Her love for Israel led her to start her own Israel travel business to share that passion with others.  Deb has had leadership roles in numerous Jewish and Israel-centric charities. She has served on the Partnership Together Committee of the Jewish Federation of Chicago, including serving as its chair for two years. Deb was on the Chicago board of JNF from 1998-1999, and rejoined the board in 2013. She is a member of the Western and Eastern Galilee Task Force and the Small Communities Committee, both aimed at the desire to ensure the future of Israel for all of is residents.