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.


An asterisk following a name indicates a recent donor.

 
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
 
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
   Wein Hirshon Charitable Foundation * in support of the traveling history exhibition
 
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
   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)
   Karen Kornetsky Levine & Howard Levine (The Boston Foundation)
   Margaret "Peg" Emple
   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 JohnStern *
   Gary & Madelyn Venner *
   Harold Harrisburg
   J Webber (Ferncroft Management LLC) *
   Jewish Community Alliance *
   Jordan Alpert *
   King Weinstein *
   Leonard, Richard, Robert, and Jonathan Solsberg ; Sarah Erlick, and Michael Rubinoff in memory of Fannie and Percy Albling
   Linda E Abromson *
   Maine Humanities Council
   Neil Rolde
   Oregon Jewish Community Foundation *
   Robert Willis and Nancy Winslow (MPX Business Solutions)
   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 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
 
   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
   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 *
   Mount Sinai Cemetary Assoc.
   Mr and Mrs Eric Sacknoff
   Phyllis Schultz / Dr Matthew Gromet
   Ruthanne & George Singal *
   Sherry (Berson) Holstein *
   Stuart and Sharon Ruben in memory of Max and Gladys Ruben
   Wilma & Stephen Rose *
 
Maine Maven $ 250 - $500
  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
 
   Amy Waterman
   Bernard and Gloria Miller *
   Cindy Potter Taylor
   Cynthia Pedlikin
   Dale and Samatha Atkinson *
   David & Joyce Merson *
   David G Kanter *
   DMJ - South Florida Gathering (2013)
   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 *
   Mark & Carol Willis *
   Murray & Gloria Berman Weinstock
   Myron & Elaine Slotsky *
   Paul Rudman *
   Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet *
   Richard and Nancy Shaw
   Richard and Treasure Cohen *
   Robert & Annette Elowitch *
   Robert & Jacqueline Laskoff *
   Sara Arnon *
   Sherman Shapiro
   Sumner Fanger *
   the late Dorothy Dubin
 
Maine Mazel $ 180 - $250
  Providing research support to four Maine Jewish families learning about their own family history
 
   Alan and Jane Nathan *
   Benjamin Galen *
   Daniel Silverman and Naomi Dalfen-Silverman
   Dr Alan and Linda Kaufman *
   Edward & Helen Wasserman
   Elaine Burg * in honor of the Samuel Blumenthal and Golda Blumenthal families
   Joel Saldinger *
   Joseph Paley
   Joyce & Jacob Shragowitz
   Lee Miller *
   Lisa & Leon Gorman
   Melvyn Mazer *
   Mr and Mrs Alan Levenson *
   Norman and Judy Wilson *
   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
   Stephen Smith *
   Walter and Marcia Goldfarb
 
Maine Archivist $ 100 - $180
  Supporting the indexing of thirty photographs or ten documents
 
   Abe and Jean Peck *    Barry and Marjorie Afergan *    Brenda B and Javier Bray Shapiro    Brenda Tubby * in honor of Harris Gleckman's 70th birthday    Bryna Webber    C. Josephine Kilbourn    Carole Hyman *    Craig Schiro    Dale Atkinson and Samantha Lapin *    Daniel Singer    David & Barbara Turitz    David and Elenor Zolov *    David Kornetsky and Beth Siegal *    David Sadker and Karen Zittleman *    Don and Ellen Ward *    Dr David S Lubell    Dr Michael & Nancy Grodin    Elaine and Mark Lasky    Ellen Winner Lewis & David Lewis    Emily Goldberg-Kraft    Eric Bloom *

   Faye Gmeiner *    Frank & Barbara Fleischer    Glenys Davis * in memory of Louis and Freda Blumenthal    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    Judy and Daniel Gatchell *    Ken and Chris Astor    Kenny and Mary Nelson *    Leonard Nemon *    Marilyn Segal    Martin Feeney Jr * in memory of Elinor Pachowski and Huston Strandburg    Minna Noone *    Mitchell & Molly Bornstein    Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schultz    Myron Slotsky *

   Nancy Greenblatt    Nina Vinick *    Norman Fineberg    Peggy Greenhut    Phyllis Garber Jensen *    Phyllis Gerber Jensen *    Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association    Richard Chase & the late Janette Chase    Richard Fisher    Robert and Marcia Hicks *    Robert Rosenberg    Robert Sax *    Sheila Berman & Robert Minton *    Sid and Liz Geller * in honor of Barbara Stern's 70th birthday    Stanley and Hilda Miller *    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    Art Shiro    Ava Derman    Barry & Maria Krane    Batya Hyman *    Ben & Rosalie Shapero    Beryl J Steinbach *    Beth Berman    Beth M Epstein    Bonnie Remar *    C Abbott    Carlton Brooks *    Carole & Stuart Potter    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 *    Deborah Cohen *    Deborah Glazier *    Diana & Thomas Allen    Diane Lapon *    DMJ - Connecticut Gathering (2013)    Douglas Kazdoy *    Douglas Kazdoy *    Eleanor & Harvey Morgenlender    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    Harry Friedman *    I. Victor and Elinore Pinansky    in honor of Russel J. Mack & Reva J. Mack    Ira and Ann Seskin    Irene Shapiro    Jay Smith *    Jeffrey and Kathleen Rosen    Jerome & Susan Goldberg    Jerrold and Jennifer Cohen    Joanne Turnbull *    Joel and Barbara Fishman *    Joel Davidson    Joseph and Barbara Miller *    Joseph Leader Soley    Judith Cohen    Judith G. Cohen    Judith Rissman *

   Judith Rissman *    Judith Weisman *    Julius and Charlotte Goos    Laurence and Bonnie Faiman    Leonard and Lillian Slosberg *    Lester and Devra Breslow    Lewis & Margaret Krainin *    Lewis and Helene Perry *    Linwood and Florence Fleischer    Lisa Shapiro    Lois-Anne Holmes *    Louis and Patricia Kornreich *    Marian Rothstein *    Marilyn Gorodetzer    Marjorie Rosenfield    Mark Troen *    Marshall & Amy Tinkle    Martha Greenwood    Marvin and Elinor Turkanis    Michael & Andrea Posner

   Michael Bloom    Milton Deletetsky    Miriam Sheftel    Miriam Sheftel *    Morton and Penny Sclair *    Mr and Mrs Robert Louden    Murray Mack    Myra Salley *    Nancy & Mark Kiefner Bogg    Norman Rapoport    Patricia Rohner    Peter and Joan Beckerman *    Philip and Pearl Lourie    Phillip & Kathryn Katsenes Weiner    Phillip Saperia    Rabbi Bill and Kathryn Leffler    Rabbi David Freidenreich and Sara Kahn-Troster *    Rabbi Hillel Katzir    Rae Gross    Rene Brandt *

   Renee Brandt *    Richard Aronson    Robert & Linda Brooks    Robert and Deborah Feinson    Robert Greenblatt *    Ronna G Segal    Rosalyn Secor    Rozanne Neiterman *    Russ Byer *    Ruth Glazerman *    Ruth Levy    Ruth Shurman    Ruth-Ellen Flanagan    Sam and Betty Novick    Samuel Shapiro    Sharon Brown *    Sheri and the late Mayer Fistal *    Sherry Dickstein *    Stan and Elaine Rosenfield    Stephanie Sher

   Stephen & Marilyn Koshland    Stephen & Peggy Shapiro    Stephen and Emily Branz *    Steve Brinn and Judy Sataloff    Steven Schwartz    Stuart & Stephanie Stern    Stuart Jablon *    Susan Bernstein *    Susan Samberg *    Susan Tananbaum *    Zenia Miller *    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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