Thursday, August 29  |  Program starts at 8:15pm

Congregation Beth Israel

2501 Shore Rd  |  Northfield, NJ

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the shore with acclaimed actor and comedian Michael Rapaport and beloved Real Housewife of New Jersey, Jenn Fessler, for an uplifting conversation about Israel and fighting antisemitism, to support the Israel Emergency Campaign.

Sponsorships start at $1,000 and include a Meet and Greet with Michael Rapaport and Jenn Fessler

7:15pm Sponsor Cocktail Reception with Michael and Jenn
8:15pm Panel Discussion
9:15pm Dessert Reception

General Admission Ticket: $100
General Admission Ticket and Photo with Jenn Fessler during Dessert Reception: $150

Proceeds support the Israel Emergency Campaign and fighting antisemitism in our communities.

Sponsor Inquiries, contact Leah Wolf, Director of Corporate and Community Philanthropy at or 856.673.2539.

View our Shore up Support for Israel Event Benefit Sheet here.

General Event Questions? Contact Melissa Leibowitz at or 856.673.2583.

Michael Rapaport

American Actor and Comedian


With a career spanning over three decades and more than 60 films, the native New Yorker Michael Rapaport has solidified his position as an indomitable talent in the entertainment industry. From starring in the sitcom The War at Home to his iconic performances in Hollywood blockbusters like True Romance , Cop Land, and Beautiful Girls, as well as his memorable appearances in television hits such as Friends and Atypical, and directing his award- winning documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, Rapaport's versatility and charisma have captivated audiences worldwide. Currently gracing the screens in Hulu's Life & Beth, his magnetic presence continues to draw acclaim and admiration. He also hosts the worldwide phenomenon I Am Rapaport Stereo Podcast.

Beyond his contributions to entertainment, Rapaport is a relentless advocate for Jewish issues and a fearless critic of misinformation and hate. In the wake of the October 7th attack on Israel and the Jewish people, Rapaport's passion for combating antisemitism has only deepened. His unrelenting dedication to raising awareness, fostering understanding, and standing in solidarity with the Jewish community shines brightly in these tumultuous times.

Jenn Fessler

Public Figure, Real Housewives of New Jersey


Jennifer Fessler is a Texas-raised, NJ-based wife, mother of 2, and co-founder + CEO of her shoe line, F.Major, best known for Bravo TV’s “Real Housewives of NJ”. Beloved for her quick wit and humor, Jenn Fessler quickly cemented herself as the mozzarella eating “nice Jewish girl” as once dubbed by Andy Cohen. Jennifer Fessler is passionate about her family, friends, creativity, and is an active supporter of JDRF, Israel, Jewish people around the globe, as well as women’s empowerment. A BA graduate from University of Texas Austin, as well an an associates degree of theater from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Fessler spent 20+ years in the fashion and entertainment industry, and is always looking for new ways to advocate for women of a “certain age”.

Shore up Support for Israel Event Sponsors



Miriam & Larry Hirsch


Coast Tile
Amy & Jim Malamut
Sunset Outpost
Marla & Leonard Rosenthol
Drs. Pritz & Gray Eyecare

Shore up Support for Israel Ticket Form

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