Remembering,      Recording       Retelling

HELP US DOCUMENT THE JEWS OF MAINE

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
 
   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
 
   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 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
 
   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
 
   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 www.mainejews.org and other Jewish websites
 
   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
 
   Joseph Paley
   King Weinstein
   Rachel & Milton Popkin
   Stephen Novick
 
Maine Archivist $ 100
  Supporting the indexing of thirty photographs or ten documents
 

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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