Join us on Wednesday, May 3rd for a fantastic day of golf and philanthropy as we honor Jim Felton with the 2023 Ben-Gurion Award in recognition of his dedicated commitment to El Cab and our community.   

Schedule of Activities 

  • 11:00 AM — Registration, Chipping and Putting Contests 

  • 11:30 AM — Lunch on the Patio 

  • 12:30 PM — Golf Shotgun (Foursomes) with Food & Drinks on the Course! 

  • 5:30 PM — Cocktail Hour & Million Dollar Shoot-Out 

  • 6:30 PM — Award Presentation & Buffet Dinner 


Couvert is $495 per person and includes the tournament fee and dinner. ($495 is the value of the event and is therefore not tax deductible.) Additional guests may join for just the cocktail hour and dinner at the cost of $150 per person. At the event, you will be asked to make a meaningful gift to The Jewish Federation’s 2023 Annual Campaign. 

Sponsorship Opportunities are available! Download our Sponsorship Brochure to see all of the packages and benefits available to you.

For more information, please contact Mitch Hamerman at (323) 761-8133 or  

We look forward to seeing you on May 3rd. 

Jim Felton

2023 Ben-Gurion Award Recipient 

Jim Felton is the managing partner of G&B Law, LLP (formerly Greenberg & Bass), a position he has held since 2007. He joined the firm in 1991. His law practice focuses primarily on business litigation and bankruptcy matters.  

Jim is actively involved with The Jewish Federation. For the past four years, he was the chair of the El Cab/Federation Golf Tournament. He served on the committee for many years previously. His prior leadership roles with the Federation were Campaign co-chair and Major Gifts chair for the Valley Alliance. Currently, for El Cab, he sits on the Membership Committee, the Budget Committee, and is co-chair of the New Member Committee. 

Jim was president of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, as well as co-chair of its 75th Anniversary Celebration. He is currently the president of the Southern California Club of Brandeis University, has twice been a member of its National Alumni Board of Directors, and chaired Brandeis’ 50th Anniversary celebration in Los Angeles. Jim is also the secretary/treasurer of Israel Elwyn which serves over 5,300 individuals with disabilities and operates in collaboration with and is supported by Israel’s Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Health.   

He is a graduate of Brandeis University and UCLA School of Law. Jim’s most important accomplishment is marrying his beautiful bride Robin, and having sons Sam, Jonah, and Daniel.    


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