Ben Gutmann (Norwood, NJ) is owner and CEO of BassTech International, a worldwide distributor of raw materials including chemicals, plastics and synthetic rubbers. Ben became a member of JNF’s Northern New Jersey Board and in 2009 became Board President. In 2010 Ben was invited to be a member of Makor, and he is a Negev Society and Century Council member. Because of Ben’s deep commitment to Israel, he and his wife Susan recently donated a park through JNF dedicated to the children of Nofei Prat. The park was built in memory of Ben’s grandparents who perished during the Holocaust in Auschwitz in 1943; the dedication was attended by the community’s residents, local dignitaries, and more than 60 family members.
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