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Partner Debbie Berman Appointed to Budget Chair Role with Jewish Agency for Israel

Jenner & Block Partner Debbie L. Berman has been appointed to serve as chair of the Budget and Finance Subcommittee on Operational & Support Units for the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI).

Established in 1929, JAFI is the world’s largest Jewish nonprofit organization. It was instrumental in founding and building the State of Israel and continues to serve as the official link between the Jewish state and Jewish communities everywhere.  As chair, Ms. Berman will work with subcommittee members to set and monitor overhead budgeting for the organization’s worldwide operations.

Ms. Berman served on the organization’s board of governors from 2013 until 2015 and is currently a JAFI committee member. She is co-chair of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation, Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants, and Media and First Amendment Practices.