Over 80 philanthropists gathered on November 14, 2023, for A Night of Solidarity and Jewish Deli Tasting at the 2nd Floor Bar & Essen above the 2nd Avenue Deli. The event served as a fundraiser for JOIN Israel’s Emergency Response.
The evening included performances by Israeli artist Natalie Shtabsky, a speech by Board of Director and Israeli-American Lauren Rieder, as well as addresses by Board President Bryan Weingarten and JOIN Israel’s Executive Director Stephen Bisk.
Guests also watched a solidarity video from Israel, featuring remarks by former Knesset Members Dov Lipman, Meir Sheetrit, and JOIN’s team on the front line.
The fundraiser was headlined by author June Hersh.Read More
JOIN Israel and Aspen Film hosted a sold-out screening of the documentary film “Jews of the Wild West” on Wednesday, August 23rd.
The film tells the story of the largely forgotten history of Jewish pioneers in the American West. It features interviews, archive footage, and historical photographs to tell the stories of these trailblazers.
The event began with a reception at the Casterline | Goodman Contemporary Art Gallery, proceeding by the film will at Aspen Film ISIS Theater.
There was a Q&A with the director and five-time Emmy award winner, Amanda Marshall Kinsey, historian, William Korn, and the Executive Artistic Director of Aspen Film, Susan Wrubel.Read More
JOIN Israel supporters gathered to celebrate Israel’s 75th anniversary at a fundraiser sponsored by Wine Poacher and Eli Klein Gallery.
The event featured over 35 critically acclaimed kosher wines from around the world, live music, cheese pairings by The Cheese Guy, and contemporary art.
All proceeds benefited STEM education for at-risk middle school students.
The event was a great success, thanks to everyone who came out to support!Read More
On January 13, 90 supporters joined together in the resort town of Aspen, Colorado to raise funds for JOIN Lifeline and the Aspen premiere of Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin. The fundraiser was in partnership with Aspen Film and sponsored by Hidden Light Productions.
The reception was generously hosted by the renowned Hexton Gallery. Following the film there was a Q&A discussion with Susan Wrubel (Executive + Artistic Director of Aspen Film and Industry Executive & Film Producer) and Rob Schwartz (Executive Producer of Upheaval and Founder of Hidden Light Productions).Read More
Hosted on September 21st at The Residence of Debi & Rick Smilow in Westport CT.
A conversation and tasting with Gefilteria Author and Chef Elizabeth Alpern.
The Gefilteria is leading the Jewish food revival with a mission to reclaim time-honored Ashkenazi techniques and ingredients.
The evening was dedicated to extending JOIN Lifeline in Kiryat Shmoneh.Read More
On the evening of May 24th in New York City, 150 supporters of came together to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of JOIN Israel.
Co Chaired by: Norma & Murray Dayan and Melissa & Doug Cohen.
Hosted by Jeffrey Goldberg and Keynote Speech by Award Winning Actor Caroline Aaron and speech by Ambassador Assaf Zamir.Read More
JOIN Israel and Temple Beth Torah invite you to a film screening of Upheavel: The Journey of Menachem Begin on Sunday, January 9th at 5pm.
Moderated Q&A by Rabbi Jack Dermer. Panelists Philip Rosen (Executive Producer), Dr. Avil Shilon (Author), and Rachel Greenberg (Producer).Read More
A proud yet scarred leader haunted by the Holocaust and decades of war, former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin struggled to balance history and heroism to make peace with his greatest enemy and cement a legacy long misunderstood. His life is a nuanced and complicated canvas that tells the story of key events and currents in the history of modern Israel and its relationship to its Middle East neighbors.Read More
The virtual experience included instruction on how to cook a latke and mix a vodka cocktail. Chef Tracy Zimmerman, gave step-by-step instruction on how to fry the perfect latke. Mixologist Alex Levy taught participants how to create the perfect Hanukah themed vodka cocktail- ‘Gelt Pleasure’.Read More