Lion of Judah Kickoff

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join us to celebrate our impact and resiliency as we continue to build the Jewish future.

Suzanne Barton Grant
National King David’s Society Chair
Kasa Bainesay Harbor
Deputy Consul General at the Israeli Consulate

You are welcome to join us before the program begins for a Lion Mix & Schmooze beginning at 6:30 pm. Mingle with our new Lions!

Event Organizer:

Andie Temkin Gerszuny


Virtual Zoom

Event Cost:

This event is for women who are Lions of Judah, Lion of Judah Endowment participants, or whose household commitment to the Annual Campaign is $5,000+.

Lion Event Kick-Off Committee
Rosita Beer, Women’s Philanthropy Chair
Lisa Henry, Lion of Judah Event Chair
Hara Glasser-Frei, Lion of Judah Recruitment Chair
Leslie Linevsky, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Co-Chair
Elsa Rozenberg, Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Co-Chair

Learn more about our guest speakers:

Kasa Bainesay Harbor Bio

Kasa Bainesay-Harbor

Kasa Bainesay-Harbor arrived to Miami in March of 2019 to assume the role as Deputy Consul General at the Israeli Consulate in Miami. Previously, she served as the Deputy Head of Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand. Before being assigned to New Zealand, Kasa served as the Deputy Head of Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar.

Kasa holds an M.A. from Tel-Aviv University in the field of Public Policy and a B.A. from Hebrew University in the field of International Relations and Education. She is fluent in Amharic, Hebrew and English.


Suzanne B. Grant (Delaware)

Suzanne B. Grant is the immediate past National Campaign Chair of The Jewish Federations of North America.

Ms. Grant has also served as Chair of JFNA’s Investment Committee and was the co-chair of the 2014 International Lion of Judah Conference.

Ms. Grant has held many positions within the Jewish Federation of Delaware. She served as co-chair of the Annual Campaign from 2005 and president from 2007-2009. Suzanne currently chairs the Investment Committee of the Jewish Fund for the Future, the endowment fund of the Delaware Jewish Federation, and serves as a trustee on the Board of the Federation.

In January of 2011, Governor Jack Markell appointed her as chair of the Delaware State Pension Fund where she also serves on the Investment Committee.

Suzanne has a BS in Economics from Brandeis University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School.  She and Stuart have three children, Niki, Jake and Sam (Tulane 2019).