New Israel Fund Guardian of Democracy Invitation & envelopes 2008
Guardian of 14th Annual Democracy The New Israel Fund (NIF) is the leading organization committedThursday, June 19, 2008 to democratic change within Israel. For twenty-nine years,6:00 PM Cocktails / 7:00 PM Dinner NIF has fought for social justice and equality for all Israelis.Julia Morgan Ballroom at the Merchants Exchange We believe that Israel can live up to its founders’ vision of a state that ensures complete equality of social and465 California Street, 15th floor (at Montgomery Street) political rights to all its inhabitants, without regard to religion,Dietary Laws Observed race or gender.Honoring Widely credited with building Israel’s progressive civil society fromSteve Abel, Guardian of Democracy Award scratch, we have provided more than $200 million to more than 800Robin Mencher, New Generations Leadership Award cutting-edge organizations since our inception. What’s more, through our action arm, SHATIL, we mentor, train and lead Israeli civil societySpecial Guest Speaker in an ongoing struggle to empower the underprivileged.Ilana DayanIsrael’s premier investigative journalist NEW ISRAEL FUND SAN FRANCISCO STAFF: Steven Rothman Orli BeinDinner Chairs Regional and Associate andCandice Gold, Hilary Kushins, Lee Pollak, Diane Rosenberg Leadership Gifts Director New Generations Director Thursday, June 19, 2008 Guardian ofDinner Committee 14th AnnualJoanne Abel, Susan and Greg Abel, Howard Brodke, David Coltoff and Becky Buckwald Marina JavorDebra Perrin Coltoff, Matthew Dimond, Abby Friedman, Associate Director Development AssociateSusan and Bill Heller, Doris and George Krevsky, Elroy and Dee Kursh,Ellen Lefkowitz, Betty Ann Polse, Linda Popofsky,Joan and Russell Pratt, Michael Simon, Alexandra Wall and Paul Bosky New Israel Fund Democracy 785 Market Street, Suite 510 San Francisco, CA 94103 Dinner at the Julia Morgan Ballroom To register online, please visit: 415.543.5055 (phone) 415.543.6066 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org www.nif.org www.nif.org/guardian at the Merchants Exchange in San Francisco
GUARDIAN OF DEMOCRACY AWARD HONORARY DINNER COMMITTEE Ilana Dayan Fran and Hillel Abel Martin Lowenstein and Inbar Telem Ilana Dayan is Israel’s foremost television and radio Fred Altshuler and Julia Cheever Rabbis Janet and Sheldon Marder journalist. She is the anchor of Uvda (Fact), one of Steve Abel Eileen Auerbach and Lawrence Burgheimer Barbara J. Meislin / Purple Lady Fund the most important programs in the history of Israeli Alvin Baum Sherry Morse and John Maccabee Steve Abel has been a uniquely productive member television. Often called Israel’s 60 Minutes, it has Ann and Irwin Bear Dan Newman of the New Israel Fund (NIF) Regional Board since Jeanine Becker Martha and Richard Pastcan covered all of the critical issues facing Israeli society, 2002, and active in Jewish affairs for over 40 years. Ralph and Gail Bernstein Linda Polse and has made Dayan a household name. She also A native San Franciscan and East Bay resident since Rachel and David Biale Linda and Larry Popofsky recently launched a second interview program for 1965, he has been involved with the Jewish Community Michael Bien and Jane Kahn Rabbi Oren Postrel Israel’s Channel 2, and hosts a popular weekly news program called As of this Federation of the Greater East Bay, the Contra Costa Elizabeth Friedman Branoff and Rabbi Larry Raphael, Congregation Morning for Israel Defence Forces (IDF) radio. Jewish Community Center, and especially the Steven Branoff Sherith Israel Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living. Steve was first introduced to the Meryl Brod Andrea Resnick Marvis and Howard Brodke At the end of the first Lebanon War, Dayan was the first female soldier to become New Israel Fund in September 2000, when he traveled to Israel on an NIF Susan W. and Carl W. Robertson Pamela Burdman a news correspondent for IDF radio, and was the first woman anchor of the Study Tour. What was, at first, a pretext to visit Israel again, became a focus David Rosenhan Rabbis Micah and Karen Citrin television interview program New Evening, at age 23. She has a law degree from for Steve to direct his time and energy. He has demonstrated true leadership Adi Cohen Raine Rude Tel Aviv University, interned at the Supreme Court of Israel, and earned a doctorate in guiding the last three Guardian of Democracy dinners, and is dearly Janice Corran Peter Rukin and Sharon Djemal committed to NIF’s principles, ideas, and programs, and the influence they Sandra Curtis The San Francisco Foundation from Yale Law School. While in the United States, she was a contributor to Yediot have on making Israel the best that it can be. Diane and Richard Einstein Gerry and Lela Sarnat Aharonot, Israel’s most popular newspaper. Dr. David S. Fankushen David Saxe Irwin and Concepcion S. Federman Lynn and Paul Sedway Sandy and Dan Feldman Rita R. Semel NEW GENERATIONS LEADERSHIP AWARD Leah Frei and Dan Kolkowitz Connie and James Shapiro Dr. Jonathan D. Fuchs and Steven Glomstad Larissa Siegel Michael D. Geschwind Richard Sinkoff Robin Mencher Rabbi George Gittleman Seth Skolnick Nancy Goldberg Gary B. Sokol and Paul Blanc Robin Mencher gives the New Israel Fund a powerful Marcia and John Goldman Joelle Steefel voice among emerging Jewish leaders. This is Robin’s Jane Gottesman and Geoffrey Biddle Vera and Harold S. Stein, Jr. fifth year serving on the board of New Generations, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Judge Edward Stern (Ret.) NIF’s young adult leadership group. She is also Scott Herscher Ingrid Tauber and Frank Taforo completing her second year as a representative on Grace Hughes and John Levinsohn Susan and Paul Teicholz NIF’s Regional Board. Raised in a progressive Jewish Robert and Ellen Jasper Bonnie and Marty Tenenbaum household in Southern California, Robin grew up committed to the Linda and Thomas Kalinowsky Sydney Kapchan and Steven Tulkin principle of Tikkun Olam, and has always connected Judaism with social Leslie Kane and Manuel Fishman Dorothy and Paul Wachter Rebecca Katz justice and action. She was first introduced to the New Israel Fund Murry and Marilyn Waldman Wendy and Howard Kleckner during her junior year at Hebrew University. When she later returned Asher Kotz and Robyn Lieberman Mark WarnickChildren from the to Jerusalem for a second year of study, Robin volunteered for NIF Hannah Kranzberg Marilyn and Ray WeisbergBedouin town of Lakiya grantee Nisan: Young Women Leaders, which builds the leadership Linda Kurtz Harmony Williamsparticipate in a grassroots skills and self-esteem of Arab and Jewish Israeli young women. At Nisan, Marvin Langsam Drs. Carol and Terry Winogradpublic initiative to tackle Robin helped develop the organization’s administrative infrastructure Madeleine Lansky Susan and Robert Wolfelocal environmental and curriculum for its after school youth development program. Adele and Mark Lieberman Vincent Wormsproblems. Jeremy Lizt Alan and Monica Zimmerman
NEW ISRAEL FUND Thursday, June 19, 2008 Julia Morgan Ballroom Guardian of at the Merchants Exchange14th Annual 465 California Street, San Francisco Democracy Featuring Ilana Dayan Honoring Steve Abel and Robin MencherPlease list my name(s) as follows:Sponsorship opportunities for the Guardian of Democracy Dinner: $20,000 SPONSOR Two tables of ten tickets Full-page ad in the Tribute Journal $10,000 GUARDIAN One table of ten tickets Full-page ad in the Tribute Journal $5,000 CHAMPION One table of ten tickets Half-page ad in the Tribute Journal $3,500 DEFENDER One table of ten tickets Quarter-page ad in the Tribute Journal $1,000 PATRON Two tickets Quarter-page ad in the Tribute Journal $250 Individual TicketContributors of $1,000 or more are invited to an exclusive pre-receptionwith the speaker and honorees, and acknowledged in the Tribute Journal(unless otherwise specified). Payment information on reverse.
To register online, please visit www.nif.org/guardian.Please accept my contribution of $ by Check Visa Mastercard AmexCard # Exp.Cardholders NameAddressTelephone Email Yes, I would like to receive the weekly NIF e-newsletter.If you are purchasing multiple tickets or hosting a table, please indicatethe full names of your guests. You may also use this space to list yourseating preferences.Number of vegetarian meals requestedPlease make checks payable to the New Israel Fund.For more detailed information, please call 415.543.5055or email email@example.com.Return this form to:785 Market Street, Suite 510, San Francisco, CA 94103Reservations will be held at the door.NIF is a charitable organization, registered in the United States, Canada, and GreatBritain. All contributions in excess of $100 per ticket are tax deductible.
TRIBUTE JOURNALSend a greeting to the honorees by purchasing an ad in theTribute Journal (particularly if you cannot attend). FULL PAGE $2,500 HALF PAGE $1,000 QUARTER PAGE $500The deadline for the Tribute Journal is May 22, 2008.All ads will be designed in-house, unless otherwise requested.For ad specifications, please call 415.543.5055.Ad text: Payment information on reverse.
To purchase an ad online, please visit www.nif.org/guardian.Please accept my contribution of $ by Check Visa Mastercard AmexCard # Exp.Cardholder’s NameAddressTelephone Email Yes, I would like to receive the weekly NIF e-newsletter.Please make checks payable to the New Israel Fund.For more detailed information, please call 415.543.5055or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Return this form to:785 Market Street, Suite 510, San Francisco, CA 94103NIF is a charitable organization, registered in the United States, Canada, and GreatBritain. Contributions to NIF are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law in theUnited States.
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