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Support The Israel Ride!

Join us for the 2023 Israel Ride: October 24-30, 2023!
The Israel Ride is the premier cycling experience in Israel benefiting The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.

 

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Riders

Click on a person's name to go to their homepage and make a donation
First NameLast NameCityStateCountryTargetRaisedTeam Name
Yona Zucker Rehoboth Beach DE US $4,200 $0
Eric Zall Mequon WI US $3,700 $0 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Diane Zall Mequon WI US $4,200 $3,169 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Marcy Winkler New York NY US $3,700 $2,171 Team Dave
Eric Whitten Wynnewood PA US $4,200 $2,434 Ride Alum
Andy White Watertown MA US $4,800 $2,930
Peter Wexler Palo Alto CA US $4,200 $4,275 Ride Alum
Susan Westmoreland Wellesley MA US $4,200 $2,708 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Michael Weissmann Newton Center MA US $4,200 $2,319 Ofanei Newton Ride Alum
Elliott Weinstein York PA US $4,800 $129 Ride Alum
David Touger Millburn NJ US $4,200 $4,615 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Avrum Tilman New York NY US $4,200 $1,008
Carole Swaney Rehoboth Beach DE US $4,200 $0
Audrey Strout San Carlos CA US $4,300 $309
Pamela Strauss Oak Park IL US $4,200 $4,897 Chicago seven
Carol Stone Oakton VA US $3,700 $3,700
Mark Stone Oakton VA US $1 $0
Bruce Stanger West Hartford CT US $6,200 $2,258 Hartford Mandell JCC - JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Steven Spitz Cambridge MA US $4,200 $4,380 Ride Alum
David Sotnick Millburn NJ US $5,000 $4,732 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Julie Somers Wellesley MA US $4,200 $6,843
Michael Sobel Feasterville Trevose PA US $4,200 $4,385
Barry Slosberg Newton MA US $4,800 $3,380
Mark Sindler Pittsburgh PA US $4,800 $4,099
Ken Simon West Hartford CT US $4,200 $1,470 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Melvin Simon West Hartford CT US $5,200 $5,181 Hartford Mandell JCC - JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Laurie Silverman West Hartford CT US $4,200 $2,573 Hartford Mandell JCC - JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Adam Shyevitch West Newton MA US $4,200 $5,668
Mindy Shapiro Philadelphia PA US $4,200 $12,229 Jersey Shore Miracle Ride Alum
Mitchell Shack La Jolla CA US $5,200 $5,894
Peter Seckel Yardley PA US $25,000 $20,696
Mindy Seckel Yardley PA US $3,700 $0
Jeffrey Schindler Brooklyn NY US $4,200 $3,605 Jersey Shore Miracle Ride Alum
Andy Schiller Wellesley MA US $4,200 $3,520 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Steve Schermerhorn Stockton CA US $4,200 $3,441 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Bruce Saran Chadds Ford PA US $11,750 $10,838 Ride Alum
Steven Sanderson Plymouth MN US $7,200 $6,689 Ride Alum
Alan Salzberg Brooklyn NY US $5,000 $4,427 Ride Alum
Kenneth Rowe Darnestown MD US $3,700 $3,865
Ralph Rosenberg Avon CT US $4,800 $155 Ride Alum
William Rosenbaum Del Mar CA US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Howie Rodenstein Needham MA US $10,000 $7,609 Ride Alum
Miriam Raviv Austin TX US $4,200 $6,706 Ride Alum
Eyal Raviv Tel Aviv Israel IL $3,100 $4,000 Austin Achim Ride Alum
Gregory Rapp Chapel Hill NC US $12,000 $11,832 The Tarheels Ride Alum
Mason Rapaport Longmeadow MA US $5,200 $4,385 Ride Alum
Daniel Ramer West Orange NJ US $4,200 $3,989 Desert Dawgs
Kevin Rakin Westport CT US $4,800 $4,800 Team Westport
Renata Price Rehoboth Beach DE US $6,000 $6,272 Sussex Cyclists (Rehoboth Beach DE)
Mark Press Henrico VA US $4,200 $4,200 Ride Alum
James Potechin Short Hills NJ US $4,200 $2,757 Desert Dawgs
Robert Port Dunwoody GA US $4,200 $6,106 Team JNF Atlanta Ride AlumJNF Rider
Miriam Newman & Michael Pinnolis Newton Center MA US $10,000 $7,592 Ofanei Newton Ride Alum
Adam Peck longmeadow MA US $4,200 $5,173 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Eric Pasternack Mendota Heights MN US $4,200 $2,309
Martin Oppenheimer Newton MA US $4,200 $842 Ofanei Newton Ride Alum
Sheri Olstein Auburn ME US $4,200 $4,352 Ride Alum
Charles O'Bryan Milford NY US $4,200 $5,006 Ride Alum
Bruce Novick Millburn NJ US $4,200 $4,562 Desert Dawgs
Marcy Needle Morristown NJ US $4,200 $1,895 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Steven Moss Holbook NY US $4,800 $7,029
George Morton Acton MA US $4,200 $5,926 CBE Acton Ride Alum
Maxine Mirowitz Saint Louis MO US $4,200 $670 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Jacob Mirowitz Clayton MO US $3,100 $3,100 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Randall Miller Ashland OR US $4,200 $2,399 Dare to Dream Team 2022 Ride Alum
Rachel Miller Ashland OR US $3,100 $1,800 Dare to Dream Team 2022
Miranda Miller Longmont CO US $4,200 $2,542 Dare to Dream Team 2022 Ride Alum
Daniel Miller Tacoma WA US $4,800 $5,415 Dare to Dream Team 2022 Ride Alum
Danni Michaeli New York NY US $4,200 $4,775 Team Dave Ride Alum
Morris Maslia Peachtree Corners GA US $4,200 $6,123 Team JNF Atlanta Ride AlumJNF Rider
Jennifer Markowitz Manhattan NY US $7,500 $8,033
Alon Markowitz Manhattan NY US $3,700 $0
Roger Machlis Westport CT US $4,800 $3,397
David Litvack New York NY US $3,700 $1,255 Team Dave
Cyril Light Encinitas CA US $4,200 $4,266
Matthew Liebman Acton MA US $4,200 $5,384 CBE Acton Ride Alum
David Levy Lewes DE US $4,200 $3,175 Sussex Cyclists (Rehoboth Beach DE)
Neil Leifer Brookline MA US $4,800 $8,233 Ride Alum
Barbara Lamont Cambridge MA US $4,200 $4,690 Ride Alum
Max Klein Lincoln MA US $4,200 $381 Minutemenchen Ride Alum
Daniel Kayne Columbus OH US $4,200 $2,500 Ride Alum
Mark Katz Brooklyn NY US $4,200 $808 Desert Dawgs
Eric Kanter Short Hills NJ US $4,200 $7,554 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Melissa Kanter Short Hills NJ US $1 $0 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Daniel Kanner New York NY US $4,200 $2,105 Ride Alum
Michael Kanef Short Hills NJ US $4,200 $1,125 Desert Dawgs
Gail Kanef Short Hills NJ US $1 $0 Desert Dawgs
Lou Kaletsky Swanzey NH US $3,700 $353 Team Granite State
Tracy Kaletsky Swanzey NH US $3,700 $0 Team Granite State
Sheldon Kahn Orinda CA US $4,200 $0 Ride Alum
Ruti Kadish Silver Spring MD US $4,200 $4,402
Mark Joffe Wynnewood PA US $4,200 $4,289 Ride Alum
Ruth Joffe Wynnewood PA US $3,700 $3,696 Ride Alum
Joseph Hughes Chapel Hill NC US $3,700 $2,863 The Tarheels
Lev Herrnson East Rockaway NY US $12,000 $11,778 Ride Alum
Talya Herring Tel Aviv Israel IL $3,100 $3,105 Team JNF JNF Rider
Larry Herring San Diego CA US $3,700 $3,240 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Jon Harris-Shapiro Elkins Park PA US $4,800 $4,955 Ride Alum
Ilan Hafri Jenkintown PA US $4,200 $3,783
Daniel Gross Westport CT US $4,800 $4,824 Team Westport
Edward Gross Rehoboth Beach DE US $5,000 $5,458 Sussex Cyclists (Rehoboth Beach DE)
Carole Greenfield Groton MA US $4,500 $7,943
Wayne Greene San Jose CA US $4,800 $5,088
Edna Granot North Caulfield Vic AU $4,800 $4,800 Ride Alum
Debra Gorra Barash Milwaukee WI US $4,200 $0 Team JNF Wisconsin Ride AlumJNF Rider
Jeffrey Gorelick Glendale WI US $4,200 $1,928 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Neal Gordon Brookline MA US $4,200 $5,741 Minutemenchen Ride Alum
Daniel Goodman New Hartford NY US $4,200 $5,239 Ride Alum
Mark Goldstein Milwaukee WI US $4,200 $3,679 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Robin Goldstein New York NY US $9,000 $6,549
Adam Goldstein Chapel Hill NC US $10,000 $13,772 The Tarheels Ride Alum
Steve & Shira Golden Cedarhurst NY US $18,000 $17,676 TEAM TANDEMONIUM Ride Alum
Jason Glasgow Newton Center MA US $4,800 $10,021 Ofanei Newton Ride Alum
Judy Gertler Wellesley MA US $4,400 $4,467 Team JNF JNF Rider
Marvin Gersho Short Hills NJ US $4,200 $4,200 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Leslie Gersho Short Hills NJ US $4,200 $3,700 Desert Dawgs
Mark Gendal Coral Springs FL US $4,200 $4,621 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Andrea Fribush Lexington MA US $3,700 $3,780 Minutemenchen
Jan Fratto Peachtree City GA US $3,700 $3,700
Linda Forst Chicago IL US $4,200 $2,621 Chicago seven
Fern Flomenhaft New York NY US $4,200 $4,847 Desert Dawgs
Andrew Fischer Brookline MA US $10,000 $8,098 Ride Alum
Mitchell Feldman Lexington MA US $4,200 $4,130 Minutemenchen Ride Alum
Elyse Feldman Stony Brook NY US $8,000 $706 Ride Alum
Donald Feldman Lancaster PA US $5,500 $6,895
Warren Farb Bethesda MD US $10,000 $13,617 Ride Alum
Neal Epstein New York NY US $4,200 $4,777 New York Riders Ride Alum
Joe Eppstein Evanston IL US $4,200 $2,096 Ride Alum
Deborah Eppstein Evanston IL US $3,700 $3,410 Ride Alum
Stanley Ellenberg Philadelphia PA US $4,200 $4,200 Ride Alum
David Eisenberg Needham MA US $12,000 $12,497 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
David Ehrlich Springfield NJ US $6,500 $6,103 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Lisa Ehrlich Springfield NJ US $1 $58 Desert Dawgs
Robert Efron West Hartford CT US $4,200 $2,152 Hartford Mandell JCC - JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Paul Eberhardy Cudahy WI US $3,700 $1,924 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Ariel Dybner Maplewood NJ US $5,000 $5,518 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Gary Dubin Pittsburgh PA US $11,500 $11,813
Steven Drysdale Hillsborough NC US $7,200 $6,555 The Tarheels Ride Alum
Mark Druy Arlington MA US $5,000 $4,347 Minutemenchen Ride Alum
Peter Dratch Fort Collins CO US $5,400 $2,948 Yachmor Ride Alum
Robert Deutsch Asheville NC US $4,200 $103 Ride Alum
Andy Deutsch Atlanta GA US $4,200 $6,669 Team JNF Atlanta Ride AlumJNF Rider
David de Graaf Auburndale MA US $4,200 $4,200 Ofanei Newton
Asher David Denver CO US $8,000 $8,002
Jay Cramer Benbrook TX US $4,200 $4,375
Brett Cohen New York NY US $10,000 $7,829 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Sharon Cohen East Longmeadow MA US $11,500 $11,617 JNF Pedaling for Peace Ride AlumJNF Rider
Elizabeth Cohen Short Hills NJ US $8,000 $4,889 Desert Dawgs
Gerald Cohen Short Hills NJ US $3,700 $0 Desert Dawgs
Ellen Cohen Palo Alto CA US $4,200 $4,489
Heidi Cohen New York NY US $1 $58 Desert Dawgs
DeWitt Clinton Shorewood WI US $4,200 $4,867 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Ben Chigier Manchester MA US $4,200 $4,841
Shelly Chigier Manchester MA US $3,700 $4,326
Paul Chelminski Carrboro NC US $3,700 $6,401 The Tarheels
Judi Burten Waban MA US $5,000 $4,497 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Martin Buchman Stony Brook NY US $3,700 $1,543 Ride Alum
Ken Brownstein Wynnewood PA US $4,200 $5,374 Ride Alum
Hillel Bromberg Newton MA US $4,200 $4,652 Ofanei Newton
Chaya Bromberg Newton MA US $1 $0 Ofanei Newton
Karen Brenner Austin TX US $4,200 $4,255 Austin Achim
David Brenner Austin TX US $4,200 $5,204 Austin Achim Ride Alum
Jeffrey Brener Sudbury MA US $3,700 $3,652
Susan Boyce Surfside Beach SC US $1 $0
Lester Blumberg Lexington MA US $4,200 $9,322 Minutemenchen Ride Alum
Maurice Blaustein Wellesley Hills MA US $4,200 $5,798 Ride Alum
Sophia Blachman-Biatch Berkeley CA US $5,000 $5,028 Forces of Nature
Isadora Blachman-Biatch Berkeley CA US $4,200 $3,438 Forces of Nature Ride Alum
Shosh Blachman Berkeley CA US $4,200 $5,442 Forces of Nature Ride Alum
Jonathan Biatch Madison WI US $4,200 $4,482 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Joel Biatch Berkeley CA US $6,000 $6,521 Forces of Nature Ride Alum
Dave Berson Elkins Park PA US $4,200 $4,200
Julie Benioff Ashland OR US $3,700 $2,423 Dare to Dream Team 2022
Robert Baum Fort Collins CO US $4,200 $4,250 Yachmor Ride Alum
Cantor David Barash Milwaukee WI US $4,200 $4,518 Team JNF Wisconsin Ride AlumJNF Rider
Daniel Barash Berkeley CA US $4,200 $4,415 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Jonathan Barash San Francisco CA US $5,000 $4,976 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Josh Barash Philadelphia PA US $4,200 $4,505 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
David Baker Westport CT US $4,800 $4,800 Team Westport
Joel Baker Worcester MA US $4,200 $4,326 Desert Dawgs Ride Alum
Alan Bacharach Portland OR US $4,200 $5,612 Yachmor Ride Alum
Jonathan Arogeti Atlanta GA US $3,100 $4,002 Team JNF Atlanta JNF Rider
Laurence Abrams Valley Stream NY US $4,200 $4,235 Ride Alum
Totals$893,757$805,159 

 

Coming Soon

icon-alumni Denotes a returning alumni rider

 Denotes a JNF rider

Riders

Click on a person's name to go to their homepage and make a donation
First NameLast NameCityStateCountryTargetRaisedTeam Name
Susan Zinder New York NY US $4,800 $103
Susan Westmoreland Wellesley MA US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Michael Weizman Asheville NC US $4,800 $0
Neal Weiss Northbrook IL US $4,800 $4,000
Bruce Weiss Northbrook IL US $4,800 $4,000
Mona Weiss Northbrook IL US $4,800 $4,000
Lisa & Michael Weiss Denver CO US $4,800 $0
Ronit Walker Atlanta GA US $4,800 $0
Jon Ungar Scarsdale NY US $4,800 $0
Nicole Ungar Scarsdale NY US $4,800 $0
Barbara Tyrrell Brookline MA US $1,800 $0
Noah Stoffman Bloomington IN US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Melinda Steffey Northbrook IL US $4,800 $4,000
Bruce Stanger Roslindale MA US $4,800 $26 Mandell JCC Ride Alum
Charles Snyder Neville Island PA US $4,800 $0
barry Slosberg newton MA US $4,800 $155 Ride Alum
Melvin Simon West Hartford CT US $4,800 $77 Mandell JCC Ride Alum
Benjamin Schreiber Kirkland WA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
David Schreiber Arlington MA US $4,800 $103 Ride Alum
Julie Schreiber Kirkland WA US $4,800 $0
Andy Schiller Wellesley MA US $4,800 $847 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Steven Sanderson Plymouth MN US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Edward Russakoff Pittsburgh PA US $4,800 $0
Laila Rosten WASHINGTON DC US $4,800 $0
Keith Rosten WASHINGTON DC US $4,800 $0
Howie Rodenstein Needham MA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Jen Richler Bloomington IN US $4,800 $0
David Rendsburg New York NY US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Gregory Rapp Chapel Hill NC US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Mid-Atlantic Ride AlumJNF Rider
Jeffrey Pitler Glastonbury CT US $4,800 $0
Saul Pilchen Arlington VA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Sheri Olstein AUBURN ME US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
joshua Musher Newton MA US $4,800 $0
George Morton Acton MA US $4,800 $0 CBE Acton Ride Alum
Jeffrey Miller Framingham MA US $4,800 $4,223
Randall Miller Ashland OR US $4,800 $56 Ride Alum
MARIAN MARGULIES New York City NY US $4,800 $203
Craig Margolis Bethesda MD US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Jodi Mansbach Atlanta GA US $4,800 $0
Robert Lynn Windham NH US $4,800 $0
Andrew Loewinger Washington DC US $4,800 $0
Mark Lewis Washington DC US $4,800 $0
David Leifer Berkeley CA US $4,800 $0
Amy Krauss Philadelphia PA US $4,800 $0
Jeanne Kidd Knoxville TN US $4,800 $0
Sheldon Kahn Orinda CA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Brenda & David Jaffe havre de grace MD US $4,800 $4,155 Team JNF Mid-Atlantic Ride AlumJNF Rider
David Jaffe havre de grace MD US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Mid-Atlantic Ride AlumJNF Rider
Lee Jacobi Irvine CA US $4,800 $0
Zena Jacobi Irvine CA US $4,800 $0
Larry Herring San Diego CA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
David Haas Philadelphia PA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
David Green Monroe Township NJ US $4,800 $0
steven fuchs New York NY US $4,800 $0
Jon Frankel Brighton MA US $4,800 $2,677 Team JCDS Boston
Fern Flomenhaft New York NY US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Rachel Fish Waltham MA US $4,800 $34 Team JCDS Boston
Andrew Fischer Brookline MA US $4,800 $1,980 Ride Alum
Hanoch Fields Philadelphia PA US $4,800 $0
David Eisenberg Needham MA US $10,000 $360 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Stuart Diamant-Cohen Baltimore MD US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Mid-Atlantic Ride AlumJNF Rider
Betsy Diamant-Cohen Baltimore MD US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Mid-Atlantic Ride AlumJNF Rider
Shira Deener NEWTON CENTRE MA US $4,800 $34 Team JCDS Boston
David de Graaf Auburndale MA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Ellen Cohen PALO ALTO CA US $4,800 $969 Ride Alum
Sharon Cohen East Longmeadow MA US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Ride AlumJNF Rider
Elliot Cohen Boca Raton FL US $4,800 $0
David Chodirker NEWTON CENTRE MA US $4,800 $34 Team JCDS Boston Ride Alum
Dina Chaitowitz Windham NH US $4,800 $20
William Burns Mequon WI US $4,800 $0 Team JNF Wisconsin JNF Rider
Stephen Brown Lincoln MA US $4,800 $34 Team JCDS Boston
Sara Brown Lincoln MA US $4,800 $34 Team JCDS Boston
Stuart Bogom Philadelphia PA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Craig Berkson Framingham MA US $4,800 $0
mike baum Bryn Mawr PA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Cantor David Barash Milwaukee WI US $4,800 $153 Team JNF Wisconsin Ride AlumJNF Rider
David Arfin Palo Alto CA US $4,800 $0 Ride Alum
Totals$371,800$32,277 

 

Support The Israel Ride

Donations flow through Friends of the Arava Institute:

Tax ID/EIN#:11-3485736
Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Please note that donations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Checks should be mailed to:

Friends of the Arava Institute
1320 Centre Street, Suite 206
Newton Centre, MA  02459

ALL DONATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED IN USD.

If your donation is less than $250, your Payment Acknowledgment is your receipt for tax purposes.
For any single donation greater than $250, Friends of the Arava Institute will issue acknowledgments after December 31.

Contact info@friendsofarava.org with questions regarding donations.

Self-Funding Riders
Self-funders will be issued a tax receipt after December 31 stating the amount personally donated and the value of goods and services that are not deductible. For the 2022 ride, the value of goods and services received by riders will be $2500. Please contact info@friendsofarava.org for more information.

We strive for 50% of our fundraising to go to our beneficiary while the remaining 50% of our fundraising and 100% of our registration fees goes to cover our Ride costs.

To donate online by credit card
Search our participant list and click on the person you would like to support. This will take you to their personal secure donation page where you can donate using a credit card. You will receive an email receipt of your donation.

To donate by check
Checks should be made out to Friends of the Arava Institute and mailed to the address at the top of the page. Be sure to designate it to “[Rider’s Name] Israel Ride.”

To donate by donor-advised fund / charitable fund

To donate by donor-advised fund / charitable fund to someone’s ride (not to your own)
Please speak with your donor-advised fund about directing a gift to a donor’s ride.
Direct the gift to the Friends of the Arava Institute, and be sure to designate it to “[Rider’s Name] Israel Ride.”

Riders wishing to donate to their own ride from their donor-advised fund/ charitable fund
Please contact us at info@friendsofarava.org prior to initiating a payment through your donor-advised fund.
DAF rules forbid riders from supporting events from which they gain benefit.

To make a matching gift
Maximize your Israel Ride contribution by doubling your gift through your employer’s matching program. Consult your company for details on matching program availability.

To donate stock
Donate stock to the Israel Ride! If you are interested in a direct stock transfer, please contact info@friendsofarava.org.

To donate from outside the US
If you would like to make a tax deductible donation from outside the United States, please contact us at israelride@friendsofarava.org

To donate to Team JNF
Please view the Team JNF Donations tab above.

JNF USA - Logo

Jewish National Fund USA: Proud to present Team JNF

It started with a simple ask: ‘Would I like to go for a bike ride in Israel?’ Now, Jewish National Fund-USA and the The Israel Ride are both an integral part of my life.”
—David Eisenberg, Israel Ride Vice-Chair


Join Team JNF

 

Join Team JNF, and support their critical work in Israel!

JNF Teams fundraise like all riders, but their fundraising goes through JNF.
JNF then disburses the funds to the Israel Ride’s beneficiaries.

jnf-logo-mini-icon JNF riders have a JNF icon next to their name on the rider list, for easy viewing.

Anyone is welcome to join Team JNF!
Upon registering, click: Join a Team > Please select a Team > JNF

For more information on JNF & The Israel Ride or on joining Team JNF, contact David Eisenberg or Rachel Kalikow.

We welcome JNF riders from all over the country!
For registration questions, please contact info@israelride.org.

JNF Donation FAQs

 

Does money I donate to my Israel Ride count towards my personal JNF donation or pledge?

  • Money donated to your own Israel Ride (or to support any other rider) counts as a JNF donation, however, it cannot be applied to any pledges.

Does money others donate to my Israel Ride count towards my personal JNF donation or pledge?

  • No. Riders get soft credited (credit for helping to raise those funds for Israel) for donations that others have made to their rides but this amount cannot be counted as your individual donation to JNF.

Does money I donate to other peoples Israel Ride count towards my personal JNF donation or pledge?

  • Money you donate to other people’s Israel Ride counts as your JNF donation and is included in your annual giving, but this donation cannot be applied to pledges made to JNF.

Can I donate to JNF and apply it to my or another Rider’s Israel Ride fundraising?

  • No. Please donate through the Israel Ride website, and if you donate towards a JNF-affiliated rider (for example, someone on a JNF team) we will reroute your contribution through JNF. 

About Jewish National Fund (JNF)

In over 113 years, JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader on battling land degradation and combating desertification, sharing afforestation techniques across the world, funding research on grappling with arid land management, and leading the world in water desalination and purification techniques, helping solve Israel’s water crisis.

JNF has planted over 250 million trees, built over 240 reservoirs and water recycling centers, increasing Israel’s water supply by 10%, developed over 250,000 acres of land, created more than 1,000 parks and recreational areas, built security roads along the border of Lebanon, provided the infrastructure for 2,000 communities, and educates students around the world about Israel and the environment.

Today, JNF continues to restore northern Israel and is putting its century of experience to work with Blueprint Negev, supporting Israel’s newest generation of pioneers in developing the Negev Desert. JNF is helping Israel and other countries care for the Land and protect the earth with cutting edge environmental technologies.

A United Nations NGO, JNF sponsors international conferences on desertification, shares afforestation techniques, and funds research on arid land management. JNF is a registered 501(c) (3) organization and continuously earns top ratings from charity overseers.

Join us for the 2023 Israel Ride: October 24-30, 2023!
The Israel Ride is the premier cycling experience in Israel benefiting The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.