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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Ben Gurion Society

Ben Gurion Society is a national donor recognition society for young adults, ages 25-45, who make a contribution of $1,000 or more to their local Jewish Federation as a sign of their commitment to leadership in the community.

Upcoming Event:

BGS Summer Soiree
Sunday, August 29, 2021 3-5pm
Cottonwood Hotel - Poolside Club House - 302 S 36th St, Omaha, NE 68131
Join us poolside for a celebration of Omaha’s Young Jewish life: past, present, and future. At this afternoon cocktail party, we will honor this year’s JFO Young Leadership Award winners, celebrate the 2021 Ben Gurion Society members, and highlight the role that GenNOW (Under 45) Philanthropy plays in our community.

We look forward to gathering at the newly renovated Cottonwood (Blackstone) Hotel to bring to life the historic legacy this hotel holds for the Omaha Jewish community.

Join us as we celebrate those who LIVE & GIVE Jewishly.

BGS Chairs:
Ally Freeman & Geoff Silverstein, Justin Spooner & Lissy Kane

Honorees include:  
2021 Lois Jeanne Schrager Memorial ?Young Leadership Award:
Abigail Kutler
2021 Bruce Fellman Memorial ?Young Leadership Award:
Shane Cohn 
Agency Volunteer of the Year award recipients:
Sara Rips, Justin Spooner, Gabby Williams, ?Eric Shapiro, and Jeanette Gabriel