JNFuture Presents: Israel: The Sustainable Nation (For Ages 22-40)


Thursday October 08, 2020



Join us for an engaging, impactful, and informative virtual Breakfast for Israel! Gather together as a community in celebration of the land and people of Israel, and learn how you can double your impact on Giving Tuesday.

Guest Speaker

Phil Rosenthal headshot

Phil Rosenthal

American Television Writer and Producer


Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and documentaries Exporting Raymond and Somebody Feed Phil. Born and raised in New York, Rosenthal moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in entertainment. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he co-wrote "America: A Tribute to Heroes.” In his 2005 book, You’re Lucky You’re Funny, he explored the art of comedy and the making of sitcom classics, and wrote, directed, and starred in his first feature film in 2011. In 2015, PBS aired Rosenthal’s first travel food series, “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having,” which received two Taste Awards and was winner of the 2016 James Beard Award for Best Television Program.  



Steven Shalowitz


Steven Shalowitz is the Host of Jewish National Fund’s “IsraelCast” podcast and for more than eight years, he has produced and hosted "The One Way Ticket Show” podcast where he explores with fascinating people where they'd go if given a one-way ticket to the past, present, or future – real or imaginary. He's also a member of Jewish National Fund’s New York Board of Directors and sits on JNF's Social Media Committee. Steven invites you to connect with him on all social media: @stevenshalowitz.

RSVP Required
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
No Cost to Attend

National Breakfast for Israel Co-Chairs
Alyse Golden Berkley & Jim Riola


Choose a location below to register. Login information will be sent to you a few days before the event.


Thanks to the generosity of The Braverman Family Foundation, Harvey and Marnie Dietrich, and Ken and Nancie Segel, every gift made on Giving Tuesday will be matched, up to $1 million.


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For more information on JNF’s Breakfast for Israel, contact your local campaign professional or contact Jessica Milstein at jmilstein@jnf.org


Phil Rosenthal’s appearance arranged through Gotham Artists.

Sponsors - In Formation

Fred & Susie Toczek • Dr. Jack & Beth Lin • Adrienne Matros
Rebecca & David Bar-Shain • Shari & Eric Stein
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Adam Belfer - H.I.G. Reality Partners • Sharon & Michael Levison
Jessica & David Levy • Sandra Freed • Gayle Rosenthal

Raquel Schuster-Herr & Michael Stoff

Lindsey  & Evan Gremont

Drs. Kim & Matt Schocket • Laura Steckler

Richard Allen • Maia Aron • Adam Yormack 

The Marcus Foundation • Halpern-Oppenheimer Family Foundation

Raymond James • Steve, Bunny & Lee Aronson, Aronson Insurance
Isaac Edry & Ami Joseph, Isaac's Moving and Storage • Gene & Ruth Fax
Susan & Bill Firestone • Miriam May & Shaye J.D. Cohen
Marvin & Abby Kline • Margie & Mark Kopins