Documenting Maine Jewry

Since 2009, Documenting Maine Jewry (DMJ) has served as a
collaborative effort to gather, curate and share the largest on-line repository
of Maine’s Jewish history.

Your financial support
helps us continue to uncover the history of Maine’s Jewish communities.

Documenting Maine Jewry is under the financial supervision of Temple Beth El
All donations are tax-deductible


* Checks may be made payable to Temple Beth El (marked for DMJ) and sent by mail to 400 Deering Ave, Portland, Maine 04103

* Online donations can be made here using the Tzedakah box below

Your donation allows us to



Maine Minyan $10,000
Review, code and upload large collections of data on Maine Jewry (eg. Immigrant landing records and natiuralization papers)
Maine Macher $ 5,000
Rework major sections of the website for easy on-line editing, helping to connect people and the communities they remember
Maine Mishpohot $2,500
Scan, upload and index community newsletter and photo collections
Maine Mitzvot $1,800
Establish a software linkage routine to exchange data with the JewishGen and other major on-line genealogical websites
Maine Magillah $1,000
Fund two undergraduate research projects on smaller Maine Jewish communities or institutions
Maine Mensch $500
Design a standard logo to help DMJ be more recognizable to the greater community
Maine Maven $250
Host a 2018 DMJ Gathering, scheduled to take place in Bangor, Portland and New York City
Maine Mazel $ 180
Provide research support to Maine Jewish families as they document their own family histories

Last Updated : Oct 26, 2011