News & Media

Myra Chack Fleischer (’96) Named National President for Jewish National Fund Campaign

Published: November 02, 2018

Congratulations to Myra Chack Fleischer, who is the new president of the Jewish National Fund’s Women for Israel Campaign. In that capacity, she will oversee an effort to raise $26 million, which supports a host of programs. As noted in the press release:

Attorney Myra Chack Fleischer, lead counsel and founder of Carlsbad-based Fleischer & Ravreby, has been named national president of Jewish National Fund’s (JNF-USA) Women for Israel Campaign. In her new position, Fleischer will call upon her many years of involvement with JNF to lead the Israel Campaign through the next year.

With the help of volunteers all over the United States, she will oversee the fundraising goal of $26 million for Jewish National Fund’s 2019 campaign year. She has been an active member of Jewish National Fund’s Board of Directors since 2010 and previously served multiple terms as its regional president.

Community service is in Fleischer’s DNA. She has served in multiple community leadership roles, including serving as vice president of Congregation Beth Am’s Board of Directors. She has also been an active member of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program, the region’s oldest and largest pro bono legal services program. Additionally, Fleischer has served as a volunteer legal counselor with the Project SARAH Domestic Violence Clinic, a program of Jewish Family Services of San Diego, and as a board member of the Women’s Leadership Institute in San Diego.

With expertise in civil litigation and family law, Fleischer is a certified family law specialist. She holds a B.B.A from Temple University and a J.D. from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

The Jewish National Fund was established in 1901. JNF’s projects include “greening” the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks across Israel, bolstering Israel’s water supply, and helping develop innovative arid agriculture techniques.