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About JAFINA

An American charity created to support The Jewish Agency for Israel and its charitable purposes and activities

Funds raised by JAFINA help:

  • Bring Jews to experience Israel on short-, medium-, and long-term programs;
  • Bring Israel to Jewish Communities in America and around the world through programs including Partnership 2Gether, Shlichim (emissaries), and educational and camping programs;
  • Jews make Aliyah successfully, for some, fulfilling lifelong dreams, and rescuing others from nightmares;
  • Assist vulnerable Israelis, including youth-at-risk, new immigrants, and terror victims;
    And much more.  You can learn more about the programs and activities of The Jewish Agency for Israel at www.jewishagency.org

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TAX EXEMPTION

Jewish Agency for Israel – North American Council (EIN# 23-0053483) is a tax-exempt public charity in the United States under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by U.S. law.

WHO WE ARE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Richard N. Bernstein, Chair of the Board
Richard Broder
Diana Anderson
Gita Berk
Martine Fleishman
Seth Greenberg
Andrew J. Groveman
Jonathan Halper
Kim Heiman
Michelle Hirsh
Rachel Hoffer
Julee Landau
Julie Wise Oreck
Dr. Ronald A. Paul, MD
Richard Pearlstone
Charles Pulman
Debbie Rovner
Joshua Rubenstein
Alan Shulman
Marc Spellman
Lecia Sud
Peter Weitzner
Jackie Sprinces Wong

 

 

OFFICERS

 

Richard N. Bernstein, Chair of the Board
Arthur Sandman, President
Seth Greenberg, Treasurer
David Brandwein, Vice President Finance
Joshua Rubenstein, Secretary

BOARD OF ADVISORS

 

Caryn Rosen Adelman
Brian Ashin
Sanford Baklor
David Barish
Shiva Beck
Debbie Berman
Kenneth Bob
Denis Braham
Whitney Chotin Woltz
Karen Dombey
Shoshana Dweck
Dede Feinberg
Cheryl Fishbein
Joseph Glyn
Stu Goodman
Marina Grabovsky
Harley Gross
Richard Heideman
Robert S. Hertzberg
Arlene Kaufman
Lili Kaufmann
Lori Klinghoffer
David Koschitzky
Iris Kraemer
Robert Kuchner
Mark Levy
Beth Liss
Sam Liebovich
Beth Kieffer Leonard
Adam Miller
Jodi Miller
Karen Pack
Marisa Polin
Marlene Post
Matthew Ran
Heschel Raskas
Zoe Riekes
Aviva Schochat
Jodi Schwartz
Brian Seymour
Bruce Sholk
Michael Siegal
Stephen Silverman
David Silvers
Melissa Spellman
Joan Stern
Michael Teplitsky
Laurence Tisdale
David Weiner
Susan Weiss Firestone
Fred Zimmerman

LIFETIME TRUSTEES (HONORARY)

 

Bennett Aaron
Bruce Arbit
Shoshana Cardin z”l
Charles Horowitz Ratner
Irwin Levy
Norman Lipoff
Jane Sherman
Richard Wexler

CONTACT JAFINA

JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL – NORTH AMERICAN COUNCIL

633 Third Avenue, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10017

GENERAL INQUIRIES

jafina@jafi.org

CALL 212-318-6105