Documenting Maine Jewry


Your financial support enables us to build and curate Maine's largest repository on Jewish history
the largest repository of Maine Jewry data ever in one locale.

Your donation can
honor their own Maine immigrant family
to be dedicated to the inspiration of a future generation of Maine Jews.

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

Your financial support would be greatly appreciated.
Donation and Recognition levels

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)
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
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
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
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
Maine Mensch $500
Designing and publishing a brochure and 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
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
Maine Mazel $ 180
Providing research support to four Maine Jewish families learning about their own family history

Last Updated : Oct 26, 2011