Remembering,      Recording       Retelling


Pioneers       Visionaries       Entrepreneurs       Philanthropists

Donors may choose have their contributions honor their own Maine immigrant family or
to be dedicated to the inspiration of a future generation of Maine Jews.

The following support levels are some of the ways that your gift can help.

Maine Minyan $ 10,000
  Reviewing, coding, and proofing large unique collections of data on Maine Jewry (e.g. the 120,000 immigrant landing records in the Portland Harbor, the 5,000 naturalization papers in the US Federal Court, or the 1910 Federal Census of Maine)
   Joseph & Deborah Bornstein
   Sam L. Cohen Foundation
   Tree of Life Foundation in support of exhibitions at the Maine Jewish Museum
Maine Macher $ 5,000
  Collecting, scanning, uploading, and indexing five years of a old community newsletters or developing and reproducing a curriculum for B'nai Mitzvah on local Maine Jewish history
   David Krut Galleries (New York and Johannesburg)
   Jewish Community Endowment
   The Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropy Foundation
   Viner Halpert Family Foundation in support of the traveling history exhibition
Maine Mishpohot $ 2,500
  Recording, coding, and proofing information from aJewish cemetery or transferring the Facebook picture naming system to work on old Jewish community photograph
   Anne Schneider
   David & Meryl Givner
   Dr Nathan Cogan and Cogan Family Foundation
   Steve & Harriet Passerman
Maine Mitzvot $ 1,800
  Establishing a software linkage routine to exchange data with the JewishGen and other major on-line genealogical websites or to incorporate data from the Jewish Advocate and other Boston-based sources into the DOMJ database
   Albert & Miriam Graddis including a Pfizer Foundation Matching Gift
   Albert and Miram Graddis
   Andrew & Linda Brenner
   Barbara Stern
   Chevra Kadisha (Portland)
   Harold Harrisburg
   Karen (Kornetsky) & Howard Levine
   Leonard, Richard, Robert, and Jonathan Solsberg ; Sarah Erlick, and Michael Rubinoff in memory of Fannie and Percy Albling
   Maine Humanities Council
   Margaret "Peg" Emple
   Stephen & Ethlynne Brickman
   Susan Adelman Rudolph
   Toby Adelman
   Whitfield & Ellen (Segal) Russell, Caroline Rae Smith, and Andrew Dennis Russell In honor of the 100th birthday of Lillian (Segal) Cutler
Maine Magillah $ 1,000
  Purchase of two traveling scanners to upload old private papers to the website or to fund two undergraduate research projects on smaller Maine Jewish communities or institutions
   Batyah (Bonnie) Ben-david and Kerry Ben-david in memory of Norman and Ethel Goldberg
   Beth Hillson and Joel Reich
   Charles & Sylvia B Day Charitable Trust in honor of the Day family from Auburn and the Benson family from Lewiston
   Elaine Kahaner in honor of Anne Schneider for her good work for children and adults with disabilities and in honor of our twin grandsons, born June 16, Marcus Hunter Levin and Skylar Thomas Levin
   Gary & Madelyn Venner
   Harold & Peggy Osher
   Linda E Abromson
   Mount Sinai Cemetary Assoc.
   Mr and Mrs Eric Sacknoff
   Phyllis Schultz / Dr Matthew Gromet
   Stuart and Sharon Ruben in memory of Max and Gladys Ruben
   Wilma & Stephen Rose
Maine Mensch $ 500
  Designing and publishing a brochure an a standard logo for used by Jewish community newspapers in order to inform interested people about the resources available from the Maine Jewish History Project
   Cindy Potter Taylor
   Cynthia Pedlikin
   DMJ - South Florida Gathering (2013)
   Helen Isenman and Susan Isenman
   Jim and Marilyn Gould
   Judith (Judy) Rubinoff Corlin
   Lawrence & Barbara Cahn
   Murray & Gloria Berman Weinstock
   Richard & Treasure Cohen
   Richard and Nancy Shaw
   Richard and Treasure Cohen
   Robert & Annette Elowitch
   Robert & Jacqueline Laskoff
   Ruthanne & George Singal
   Sara Arnon
   Sherman Shapiro
   Sherry (Berson) Holstein
   the late Dorothy Dubin
Maine Maven $ 250
  Recording, coding, and proofing a additional synagogue memorial board or hosting a local community meeting on the resources available on and other Jewish websites
   David & Joyce Merson
   David Kanter
   Edward & Helen Wasserman
   Jeff & Betsy Hoos
   Joyce & Jacob Shragowitz
   Laurence and Wendy Kane
   Lisa & Leon Gorman
   Mark & Carol Willis
   Melvyn Mazer
   Myron & Elaine Slotsky
   Paul Gass
   Paula Rudman
   Rhoda Rudman Cohen
   Richard and Roberta Cowen
   Robert H & Ruth L Lander
   Walter and Marcia Goldfarb
Maine Mazel $ 180
  Providing research support to four Maine Jewish families learning about their own family history
   Daniel Silverman and Naomi Dalfen-Silverman
   Joseph Paley
   King Weinstein
   Rachel & Milton Popkin
   Stephen Novick
Maine Archivist $ 100
  Supporting the indexing of thirty photographs or ten documents
   Brenda B / Javier Bray Shapiro    Bryna Webber    C. Josephine Kilbourn    Craig Schiro    Daniel Singer    David & Barbara Turitz    David M Zolov    Don and Ellen Ward    Dr David S Lubell    Dr Michael & Nancy Grodin    Elaine and Mark Lasky    Elaine Burg in honor of the Samuel Blumenthal and Golda Blumenthal families    Ellen Winner Lewis & David Lewis    Emily Goldberg-Kraft    Frank & Barbara Fleischer    Irene / Sandra Lipman Shiro    Irene Shiro and Sandra Lipman    Janet & Vernon Henry    Janet and Barry Zimmerman    Jill & Michael Thaler    Joel C Solomon

   John & Barbara Chase    Jordan Alpert    Ken and Chris Astor    Leonard and Nancy Nemon    Lorraine & Forrest Minor    Marilyn Segal    Mitchell & Molly Bornstein    Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schultz    Norman and Judy Wilson    Norman Fineberg    Peggy Greenhut    Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association    Richard Chase & the late Janette Chase    Richard Fisher    Robert Rosenberg    Steven Kornetsky
Maine DMJ Donor $18
  Providing general support to the Documenting Maine Jewry project
   Allan and Paula Freedman    Amy Rolnick and John Williamson    Ann Orkin    Arnold and Faith Canner    Art Shiro    Ava Derman    Barry & Maria Krane    Barry and Marjorie Afergan    Ben & Rosalie Shapero    Beryl J Steinbach    Beth Berman    Beth M Epstein    C Abbott    Carole & Stuart Potter    Dale Atkinson and Samantha Lapin    Daniel & Avra Novarr    David and Diane Cutler    David and Hilary Silver    David and Marcia Lewis    David and Marcia Lieberman    David and Susan Lubner

   David Blumenthal    David Jacobson and Rochelle Greene    Diana & Thomas Allen    DMJ - Connecticut Gathering (2013)    Eleanor & Harvey Morgenlender    Eric Bloom    Fay S & Louis J Brown    Gail Ginsberg    Gail Weiss    Gary Altman and Judith Farber    Gary Altman and Judith Ferber    Gary Jacobson    Grethen Shapiro Halpert    Harriet A Lerman    Harry Friedman    I. Victor and Elinore Pinansky    in honor of Russel J. Mack & Reva J. Mack    Ira and Ann Seskin    Irene Shapiro    Jeffrey and Kathleen Rosen

   Jerome & Susan Goldberg    Jerrold and Jennifer Cohen    Joel Davidson    Joseph Leader Soley    Judith Cohen    Judith G. Cohen    Julius and Charlotte Goos    Laurence and Bonnie Faiman    Lester and Devra Breslow    Lewis & Margaret Krainin    Linwood and Florence Fleischer    Lisa Shapiro    Marilyn Gorodetzer    Marjorie Rosenfield    Marshall & Amy Tinkle    Martha Greenwood    Marvin and Elinor Turkanis    Michael & Andrea Posner    Michael Bloom    Milton Deletetsky

   Minna Noone    Miriam Sheftel    Morton and Penny Sclair    Mr and Mrs Robert Louden    Murray Mack    Nancy & Mark Kiefner Bogg    Nina Vinick    Norman Rapoport    Patricia Rohner    Philip and Pearl Lourie    Phillip & Kathryn Katsenes Weiner    Phillip Saperia    Phyllis Garber Jensen    Phyllis Gerber Jensen    Rabbi Bill and Kathryn Leffler    Rabbi Hillel Katzir    Rae Gross    Richard Aronson    Robert & Linda Brooks    Robert and Deborah Feinson

   Robert and Marcia Hicks    Ronna G Segal    Rosalyn Secor    Ruth Glazerman    Ruth Levy    Ruth Shurman    Ruth-Ellen Flanagan    Sam and Betty Novick    Samuel Shapiro    Sheila Berman & Robert Minton    Stan and Elaine Rosenfield    Stanley Miller    Stephanie Sher    Stephen & Marilyn Koshland    Stephen & Peggy Shapiro    Stephen Smith    Steve Brinn and Judy Sataloff    Steven Schwartz    Stuart & Stephanie Stern    Stuart and Carol Gilbert

   Susan Tananbaum    Zeta Levine

Gifts to the Maine Jewish History Project will enable us to create
the largest repository of Maine Jewry data ever collected.

Financial contributions to DMJ can supplements our largely volunteer efforts.

DMJ is under the financial supervision of Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave, Portland, Maine 04103 , Donations are welcome by sending a gift (marked DMJ) to Temple Beth El or using the paypal Tzedakah box below.

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