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June 11: Young Investor Society and YJP Miami Host Shabbat Dinner, First In-Person New Leadership Event in Over a Year
After more than a year of gatherings limited to virtual-only attendance, on June 11, Israel Bonds Young Investor Society joined Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) Miami to host a Shabbat Dinner at The Rok Family Shul Chabad in Brickell, in which over 200 guests enthusiastically reunited with friends and connected with new ones. Young leaders of the Miami area and other cities convened to celebrate the return of in-person events with fellow supporters of Israel, highlighting the importance of unity, and perpetuating the Jewish State’s achievements through investments in Israel bonds. The sold out event will be the first of many in the coming months, where the Young Investor Society will be holding events encompassing programming catered to the young Jewish community.
June 6: Israel Bonds Took On Yuri Foreman
Israel’s only professional boxing champion – former WBA super welterweight champion Yuri Foreman– shared his inspiring life story, and a few boxing tips, during a June 6 Israel Bonds Zoom program. Now a Chabad rabbi, Foreman, who was born in Belarus, said his mother took him to a boxing class after being bullied in school, “and it was love at first sight.” While watching Mike Tyson at an early age, “I decided I wanted to be a world champion.” In explaining his turn to devout Judaism, Foreman said, “I started appreciating the beauty of what Judaism provides – a depth and wealth of spirituality.”
May 23: A Special Challah Bake in Memory of Jody Braham (Z"L)
On May 23, Israel Bonds National New Leadership gathered virtually in a very special challah bake to honor the memory of Jodi Braham z”l, along with her family and friends. A cherished member of Israel Bonds New Leadership, all in attendance recognized Jodi’s impact and involvement in the Bonds organization and the National New Leadership Division, as well as her commitment to Israel. Watch this moving montage tribute to Jodi from the event. May her memory forever be a blessing.

Former Miss Israel Yityish Titi Ayanaw emceed a celebration of Israel Bonds 70th year, which included interviews highlighting the promise of Israel. Several New Leadership lay leaders from across the U.S. and Canada presented.

Jan 28: Amar’e Stoudemire Hosted by Israel Bonds Western Region
NBA All-Star Amare’ Stoudemire shared his story about making aliyah and converting to Judaism in a multi-generational Zoom Q&A hosted by Israel Bonds Western Region’s Executive Director.
Jan 13: Israel Trivia and New Leadership Volunteer Appreciation Night
Lay leaders from across North America came together for a fun night of Israel trivia and “bonding,” as Israel Bonds’ CEO and SVP of Sales thanked the lay leaders for their efforts helping the organization reach $1.8B total in bonds purchased in 2020.
Dec 15:  The Hanukkah Quarantini Game Night
The Florida Young Investors Society and National New Leadership hosted a night of Hanukkah candle lighting, comedy, and interactive games. Winners of the games won prizes.

Nov 19:  Michael Solomonov Joins Israel Bonds New Leadership for a Pre-Shabbat
In partnership with the Friends of the IDF (FIDF), New Leadership hosted a special “double mitzvah” program with Israeli chef Michael Solomonov. Israel bonds were purchased and donated to FIDF in honor of Solomonov’s brother, David, who lost his life while serving in the IDF.

Oct 9:  Israeli Artist Exhibit with Israel Bonds New Leadership
Israel Bonds New Leadership hosted an interactive Israeli art exhibit and discussion with artists - Shahar Azran, Nir Arieli, Mattan Tzinamon, Ben Zion, Avihay Edry, Roni Aviv, Ronit Levin Delgado, and Asi Ze'evi.

Sept 25:  Netflix Star Maya Vander from “Selling Sunset” Hosts a Q&A with New Leadership
Israel Bonds New Leadership hosted an interactive Israeli art exhibit and discussion with artists - Shahar Azran, Nir Arieli, Mattan Tzinamon, Ben Zion, Avihay Edry, Roni Aviv, Ronit Levin Delgado, and Asi Ze'evi.

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