Annual Texas Gala 2019
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75240
5:00 PM Registration & Cocktails | 6:00 PM Dinner & Program
Join us at Bnai Zion Foundation’s annual Texas Gala, benefiting the Bnai Zion Medical Center in Haifa. This year, we are proud to honor Zeck Lieberman, M.D., renowned oncology surgeon from the Baylor University Medical Center and Dallas Cowboy Legend Roger Staubach, who has been a staunch supporter of Israel and other Zionist causes.
About Our Honorees:
Zeck Lieberman, M.D., a native Texan born in Floresville, is a renowned oncology surgeon who practiced an unprecedented 55 years at Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC, formerly known as Baylor Hospital) until his retirement in 2013.
He is recognized as one of Baylor’s finest leaders, serving as president of the medical staff, chairman of its medical board, and assistant chief of the department of surgery and chief of surgical oncology at the Sammons Cancer Center. In addition to his very active surgical practice, Dr. Lieberman was the Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, President of the Dallas County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Dallas Society of General Surgeons.
For his many accomplishments, Dr. Lieberman has had a Baylor building named in his honor (the Zelig H. Lieberman Research Building) as well as the JCC’s Lieberman Family Wellness Center. He has received a 50-year lifetime achievement from his alma mater, Tulane University School of Medicine, and was named “Father of the Year” in Dallas-Fort Worth in 2000, for his proud progeny Steve (Lisa), Susan (Michael) and Randy. L’Dor v’Dor, from generation to generation, he brings honor to his children and to his beloved community.
Roger T. Staubach, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He served four years as a Navy officer, after which he joined the Dallas Cowboys professional football team for a decade-long NFL career, during which he became a football legend. During this time, Roger also began an illustrious career in real estate.
Prior to his retirement in July of 2018, Roger was Executive Chairman of JLL Americas, a professional services firm specializing in real estate. With a 2017 global revenue of $7.9 billion, JLL serves clients in 80 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 300 corporate offices and a global workforce of 82,000. Prior to joining forces with JLL, Roger was Executive Chairman of The Staubach Company, a market-leading global real estate advisory firm that delivered cost-effective solutions for office, industrial and retail clients.
Roger served as the Chairman of the Host Committee for Super Bowl XLV which was held in North Texas in 2011. He continues to be involved with The Children’s Cancer Fund, the United States Naval Academy Foundation, and numerous other civic, charitable, and professional organizations.
Summer Pailet and Barry Wernick.
Rabbi Mark Golub (Founding president, CEO and Executive Producer of JBS The Jewish Broadcasting Service).