NextGen: Give Jewish

Help build community, enrich senior lives, engage the next generation and help those in need locally, in Israel and worldwide through contributions to the Federation’s annual campaign.

The Network

The Network strengthens relationships among young Jewish professionals in San Diego through education and networking as well as communal and philanthropic engagement. Programs may include behind-the-scenes tours of Jewish-owned businesses, group volunteer opportunities, and social gatherings in order to provide opportunities to expand your professional and social circles while making a meaningful difference in our community.


Network Members make a minimum annual contribution of $180 to Federation Annual Campaign.


The benefits of membership: 

  • Discounted ticket prices for 8-10 Network events per year
  • Opportunity to network and share your business information with Network members
  • Support the San Diego Jewish community philanthropically and through service activities 


Ben-Gurion Society

The Ben-Gurion Society (BGS) is a national donor recognition society for young adults ages 25-45 who make an individual contribution of $1,000+ to the Federation’s annual campaign.


As a Ben-Gurion Society member, you will:

  • Build meaningful relationships with peers who share a passion for the local and international community
  • Gain VIP access at select NextGen and Federation events
  • Have exclusive programming
  • Make an extraordinary impact to improve the lives of thousands locally and in 70+ countries around the world

Celebrate Tu Bishvat with a Dispensary Tour

Join The Network for Tu Bishvat – the Jewish birthday of the trees – as we learn more about the cannabis business at a local Jewish-owned dispensary. At this event, we’ll hear about what it takes to run a dispensary and be treated to a behind-the-scenes tour! We will be joined by a boutique law firm attorney from the Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms who specializes in cannabis business counseling and more. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. 

Tu Bishvat Dispensary Tour in Sorrento Valley

Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 6:30 p.m.
$18 for Network members*
$36 for non-members

*The Network members make a minimum annual contribution of $180 to Federation's annual campaign.

There will be an opportunity to make your gift when you register for this event.


Want to know more? Contact:

Senior Manager of Young Adult & Women's Philanthropy

☎ 858.737.7146