DMJ Donor Honor Roll

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.

An asterisk following a name indicates a 2017 donor
last updated : January 2018 .

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.

Maine Minyan $ 10,000 or more
  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)
   Law Offices of Joe Bornstein *
   Sam L. Cohen Foundation
   Tree of Life Foundation * in support of exhibitions at the Maine Jewish Museum
   Wein Hirshon Charitable Foundation * in support of the traveling history exhibition
Maine Macher $ 5,000 - $10,000
  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
   Steve & Harriet Passerman *
   The Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropy Foundation
Maine Mishpohot $ 2,500 - $5,000
  Recording, coding, and proofing information from aJewish cemetery or transferring the Facebook picture naming system to work on old Jewish community photograph
   Anne and Howard Schneider
   David & Meryl Givner
   Dr Nathan Cogan (Oregon Jewish Community Foundation) and Cogan Family Foundation
   Jewish Community Alliance *
   Karen Kornetsky Levine & Howard Levine (The Boston Foundation)
   Susan Adelman Rudolph
   Warren and Evelyn Silver in memory of Alex and Edith Silver
Maine Mitzvot $ 1,800 - $2,500
  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
   Andrew & Linda Brenner
   Chevra Kadisha (Portland)
   Jonathan Webber on behalf of The Webber Family *
   King Weinstein *
   Margaret "Peg" Emple
   Oregon Jewish Community Foundation in memory of Ida Levin *
   Toby Adelman *
Maine Magillah $ 1,000 - $1,800
  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
   Barbara and John Stern
   Gary Venner z"l
   Harold Harrisburg
   Jordan Alpert
   Leonard, Richard, Robert, and Jonathan Solsberg ; Sarah Erlick, and Michael Rubinoff in memory of Fannie and Percy Albling
   Linda E Abromson z"l
   Maine Humanities Council
   Neil Rolde z"l
   Robert Willis and Nancy Winslow (MPX Business Solutions)
   Ruthanne & George Singal *
   Stephen & Ethlynne Brickman
   The George Stern and Sara Stern Foundation
   Whitfield & Ellen (Segal) Russell, Caroline Rae Smith, and Andrew Dennis Russell In honor of the 100th birthday of Lillian (Segal) Cutler
Maine Mensch $ 500 - $1,000
  Designing logo to be used by Jewish community newspapers in order to inform their readers about the resources available from the Maine Jewis history project
   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
   Chester and Barbara Komarin
   David Agger *
   David and Janis Cohen
   Elaine Crasnick Kahaner and Harvey 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
   Harold & Peggy Osher
   Laurence and Wendy Kane *
   Mark & Carol Willis
   Marshall & Amy Tinkle
   Mount Sinai Cemetary Assoc.
   Mr and Mrs Eric Sacknoff
   Paula Adelman in honor of Susan Rudolph's birthday and in memory of Ethel Koocher *
   Phyllis Schultz / Dr Matthew Gromet
   Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet
   Richard and Treasure Cohen
   Robert & Jacqueline Laskoff
   Sherry (Berson) Holstein
   Stuart and Sharon Ruben * in memory of Max and Gladys Ruben
   Sumner Fanger
   Wilma & Stephen Rose
Maine Maven $ 250 - $500
  Recording, coding, and profing an additional synagogue memorial board or hosting a local community meeting on the resources available on and other Jewish websites
   Abe and Jean Peck
   Amy Waterman
   Barry and Marjorie Afergan *
   Bernard and Gloria Miller *
   Carole Hyman
   Cindy Potter Taylor
   Dale and Samatha Atkinson
   David & Joyce Merson
   David G Kanter
   DMJ - South Florida Gathering (2013)
   Dorothy Dubin z"l
   Helen Isenman and Susan Isenman
   Jeff & Betsy Hoos in memory of Esther & Harold Hoos
   Jim and Marilyn Gould
   John and Consuelo Isaacson
   Judith (Judy) Rubinoff Corlin
   Lawrence & Barbara Cahn
   Leonard and Nancy Nemon
   Lorraine & Forrest Minor
   Marvin and Lesley Karp
   Melvyn Mazer
   Murray & Gloria Berman Weinstock
   Myron & Elaine Slotsky
   Norman and Judy Wilson
   Paul Rudman
   Richard and Nancy Shaw
   Robert & Annette Elowitch
   Robert and Marcia Hicks
   Sara Arnon
   Sherman Shapiro
   Stan and Elaine Rosenfield *
   Stan and Elaine Rosenfield in honor of Bruce Ruben *
   Stephen Smith
   Terri Berenson
Maine Mazel $ 180 - $250
  Providing research support to four Maine Jewish families learning about their own family history
   Alan and Jane Nathan
   Benjamin Galen
   Cynthia Rudek Pedlikin and Howard Pedlikin *
   Daniel Silverman and Naomi Dalfen-Silverman
   David Kornetsky and Beth Siegal
   Debbie Bogg Kanter
   Don and Ellen Ward
   Dr Alan and Linda Kaufman
   Edward & Helen Wasserman
   Edward and Harriet Schultz
   Elaine Burg in honor of the Samuel Blumenthal and Golda Blumenthal families
   Glenys Davis in memory of Louis and Freda Blumenthal
   Harry Friedman
   Howard Zack
   Joel Saldinger
   Joseph Paley
   Joyce & Jacob Shragowitz
   Lee Miller
   Lisa & Leon Gorman
   Mr and Mrs Alan Levenson
   Murray Mack
   Nina Vinick
   Paul Gass
   Priscilla Williams
   Rachel & Milton Popkin
   Rhoda Rudman Cohen
   Richard and Roberta Cowen
   Robert H & Ruth L Lander
   Roger and Roberta Katz
   Stephen Novick
   Walter and Marcia Goldfarb
Maine Archivist $ 100 - $180
  Supporting the indexing of thirty photographs or ten documents
   Batya Hyman    Brenda B and Javier Bray Shapiro    Brenda Tubby in honor of Harris Gleckman's 70th birthday    Bryna Webber    Burton and Rozanne Neiterman    C. Josephine Kilbourn    Carole & Stuart Potter    Craig Schiro    Dale Atkinson and Samantha Lapin    Daniel Singer    David & Barbara Turitz *    David and Elenor Zolov    David Sadker and Karen Zittleman    Diana Lurie Berg    Dr David S Lubell    Dr Michael & Nancy Grodin    Elaine and Mark Lasky    Ellen Winner Lewis & David Lewis    Emily Goldberg-Kraft    Eric Bloom    Eric Kaplan

   Faye Gmeiner    Frank & Barbara Fleischer    Frank Heymann    Harold Hugo    Irene Shiro z"l    James and Kristen Isaacson    Janet & Vernon Henry    Janet and Barry Zimmerman    Janet Joyce in memory of Steve Hirsthon *    Jill & Michael Thaler    Jocelyn Pollard    Joel C Solomon    John & Barbara Chase    Judy and Daniel Gatchell    Ken and Chris Astor z"l    Kenny and Mary Nelson    Lewis & Margaret Krainin    Marian Rothstein    Marilyn Segal    Mark Troen

   Martin Feeney Jr in memory of Elinor Pachowski and Huston Strandburg    Merton Robinson    Michael and Louise Rolnick *    Michael P Striar    Minna Noone    Mitchell & Molly Bornstein    Morton and Penny Sclair    Myra Salley    Nancy Greenblatt    Norman Fineberg    Peggy Greenhut    Peter and Joan Beckerman    Phillip Saperia    Phyllis Garber Jensen    Phyllis Gerber Jensen    Renee Brandt    Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association    Richard Chase z"l & Janette Chase z"l    Richard Fisher    Robert Rosenberg

   Robert Sax    Sandra Shiro Lipman    Sheila Berman & Robert Minton    Sid and Liz Geller in honor of Barbara Stern's 70th birthday    Stanley and Hilda Miller    Steve and Judy Halpert in memory of Steve Hirshon in memory of Steve Hirshon    Steven Brinn and Judy Satalof    Steven Kornetsky    Stuart and Carol Gilbert    Susan Epstein    Sylvia and Steven Greene    Walter Harris
Maine DMJ Donor $18 - $100
  Providing general support to the Documenting Maine Jewry project
   Allan and Paula Freedman    Alvin and Judith Borne in memory of Mr & Mrs Ellis Etsovitz    Amy Elfman    Amy Rolnick and John Williamson    Ann Orkin    Arnold and Caren Thorner    Art Shiro    Ava Derman    Barry & Maria Krane    Ben & Rosalie Shapero    Beryl J Steinbach    Beth Berman    Beth M Epstein    Bonnie Remar    Bruce and Naleen Mayberry    C Abbott    Candance Hugo Alper    Carlton Brooks    Carol and Eldon Clingan *    Cindy Potter Taylor in memory of Kurt Messerschmidt    Cindy Taylor in memory of Linda Abromson

   Cindy Taylor in memory of Ethel Koocher *    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 Cherson    David Jacobson and Rochelle Greene    Deborah Cohen    Deborah Glazier    Diana & Thomas Allen    Diane Lapon    DMJ - Connecticut Gathering (2013)    Douglas Kazdoy    Dr Robert and Mrs Jean Aranson *    Eleanor & Harvey Morgenlender    Elliot and Ellen Lerman *    Emil and Hester Friedman

   Faith Canner in memory of her loving husband, Arnold    Fay S & Louis J Brown    Faye Manaster    Gail Ginsberg    Gail Weiss    Gary Altman and Judith Farber    Gary Altman and Judith Ferber    Gary Jacobson    Grethen Shapiro Halpert    Harriet A Lerman    I. Victor and Elinore Pinansky    in honor of Russel J. Mack & Reva J. Mack    Ira and Ann Seskin    Irene Shapiro    James Friedlander    Jay Smith    Jeffrey and Kathleen Rosen    Jerome & Susan Goldberg    Jerrold and Jennifer Cohen    Joanne Turnbull

   Joel and Barbara Fishman    Joel Davidson    Jonathan Sarna and Ruth Langer *    Joseph and Barbara Miller    Joseph Leader Soley    Judith G. Cohen    Judith Rissman    Judith Weisman    Julius and Charlotte Goos    Laurence and Bonnie Faiman    Lenny and Cathie Shedletsky in memory of Steve Hirston    Leonard and Lillian Slosberg    Leonard and Valerie Sklut    Leslie Gatcombe-Hynes in memory of Stephen Hirston    Lester and Devra Breslow    Lewis and Helene Perry    Linwood and Florence Fleischer    Lisa Shapiro    Lois-Anne Holmes    Louis and Patricia Kornreich

   Marilyn Gorodetzer    Marilyn Koshland    Marjorie Rosenfield    Martha Greenwood    Marvin and Elinor Turkanis    Michael & Andrea Posner    Michael Bloom    Michael Messerschmidt and Doreen Athans    Milton Deletetsky    Miriam Sheftel    Miriam Sheftel    Mr and Mrs Robert Louden    Nancy & Mark Kiefner Bogg    Niki Baker Plante    Norman Rapoport    Patricia Rohner    Philip and Pearl Lourie    Phillip & Kathryn Katsenes Weiner    Rabbi Bill and Kathryn Leffler    Rabbi David Freidenreich and Sara Kahn-Troster

   Rabbi Hillel Katzir    Rae Gross    Richard Aronson    Rita Schwey Weisberg    Robert & Linda Brooks    Robert and Deborah Feinson    Robert Greenblatt    Robert Stern    Ronna G Segal    Rosalyn Secor    Russ Byer    Ruth Glazerman    Ruth Levy    Ruth Shurman    Ruth-Ellen Flanagan    Sam and Betty Novick    Samuel Shapiro    Saul Marcus    Sharon Brown    Sheri and the late Mayer Fistal

   Sherry Dickstein    Stephanie Sher    Stephen & Peggy Shapiro    Stephen and Emily Branz *    Steve Brinn and Judy Sataloff    Steven Schwartz    Stuart & Stephanie Stern    Stuart Jablon    Susan Bernstein    Susan Kline    Susan Martin Lovell    Susan Samberg    Susan Tananbaum    Vanessa Viner    Wendy Meyer Sims and Mitchell Sims    Zenia Miller    Zeta Levine

Gifts to the Documenting Maine Jewry will enable us to continue
to build a history of Maine's Jewish community
to build a history of Maine's Jewish communities.

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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