Annual Night of Philanthropy

Major Gifts Signature Event

Annual Night of Philanthropy

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
6:30 p.m. Abundant Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. Program

Crystal Plaza • 305 Northfield Ave., Livingston

Kosher dietary laws observed

$200 per person • $175 per person, NextGen (age 45 and younger) • Achim Donors are invited as our guests

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We’re back in-person this fall for a very special evening in appreciation of YOU, our most generous supporters*, and your remarkable impact in Greater MetroWest NJ, in Israel, Ukraine, and around the world.

Join us for Federation’s Annual Night of Philanthropy, our Major Gifts Event, as we welcome special guest speakers Adam TeitelbaumEx­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of the Is­rael Ac­tion Net­work (IAN) and the As­so­ci­ate Vice Pres­i­dent for Pub­lic Af­fairs at The Jew­ish Fed­er­a­tions of North Amer­ica (JFNA), and Irina ZborovskySpecial Projects Director for the former Soviet Union (FSU), American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). They will spotlight exciting new work in the fight against antisemitism as well as critical, ongoing aid for Ukrainian refugees — both made possible by your thoughtful generosity.

In support of the 2023 UJA Annual Campaign

Adam Teitelbaum
Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of the Is­rael Ac­tion Net­work (IAN) and the As­so­ci­ate Vice Pres­i­dent for Pub­lic Af­fairs at The Jew­ish Fed­er­a­tions of North Amer­ica (JFNA)

Adam has been lead­ing pro-Is­rael ac­tivism for more than a decade, most re­cently serv­ing as AIPAC’s Lead­er­ship De­vel­op­ment Di­rec­tor. Adam Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of the Is­rael Ac­tion Net­work and the As­so­ci­ate Vice Pres­i­dent for Pub­lic Af­fairs at The Jew­ish Fed­er­a­tions of North Amer­icais also a mem­ber of the fourth co­hort of the Schus­ter­man Fellowship.

Irina Zborovsky
Special Projects Director for the former Soviet Union (FSU), American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

Irina was born in Odessa, Ukraine, and has been immersed in Jewish community development for much of her life. Since the crisis in Ukraine began, she has also been overseeing the evacuation of Ukrainian refugees to Moldova and supporting them in every possible way — from being on the frontlines to providing humanitarian aid, and offering informal education and emotional support.

*This event welcomes households that make a gift of $10,000 or more and NextGen donors who make a gift of $3,600 or more to the UJA Annual Campaign.


Event Chairs:
Heather & Zachary Bier, Carrie & Jed Nussbaum

Major Gifts Chairs:
Abbi Halpern, Jonathan Liss, Susan Present, and Ari Wise

Event Committee (in formation):
Susan & Gary Aidekman, Andrea & Philip Bershad, Robyn & Joe Bier, Shari & Mitch Broder, Debra & Ken Caplan, Jody & Jonathan Caplan, Heidi & Brett Cohen, Sylvia Cohn, Stacey & Gene Davis, Barbara Drench, Marjorie & Norman Feinstein, Janet & Rob Francis, Terri & Mark Friedman, Andrea & Scott Gillman, Rebecca & Mitchell Gold, Terri & Michael Goldberg, Avivah & Mickey Gottlieb, Sharon & David Halpern, Susan & Alan Hammer, Dr Lynne B Harrison, Patty & Eric Harvitt, Merle & Peter Hirschmann, Debbie & Allan Janoff, Lori & Steven Klinghoffer, Robin & Scott Krieger, Maxine B. Murnick, Mindy & Alex Opper, Alan & Elisa Pines, Marian & David Rocker, Leslie Dannin Rosenthal & David Rosenthal, Caren & Larry Rothenberg, Paula & David Saginaw, Rachel & Zev Scherl, Maxine & Robert Schwartz, Sharon & James Schwarz, Randi & Eric Sellinger, Amy & Ira Steinberg, Gail & Jeffrey Toll, Gayle & Larry Wieseneck, Jane & Mark Wilf, and Debbie & Wayne Zuckerman

NextGen Committee (in-formation):
Marissa & Jeffrey Bershad, Alex & Jeff Feinstein, Sandy & Jared Green, David Rak & Oren Henry, Daniella & Ben Hoffer, Stephanie & Benjamin Lehrhoff, Stefanie Gordon & Yoni Schenker, Sarah & Evan Schonfeld, Elana Wilf Tanzman & Brett Tanzman, Arielle & Sam Welt, and Andrew & Stefanie Werbler

United Jewish Appeal of Greater MetroWest NJ
Michele Landau, Campaign Chair
Rebecca Pollack, Vice President, Development
Beth Rosenthal, Director, Philanthropic Leadership

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
David Saginaw, President
Dov Ben-Shimon, Executive Vice President/CEO

Women’s Philanthropy
Deborah Jacob, President
Diane Bakst, Director

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Steven D. Levy, President
Kim Hirsh, Executive Director


Questions? Contact Sofya Iosiovich at siosiovich@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3042.

Please note: Attendees of in-person events and programs must be fully vaccinated, including booster, and be able to provide proof of vaccination. Masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please refrain from attending. Virtual viewing option available upon request.