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
   Karen Kornetsky Levine & Howard Levine (The Boston Foundation) *
   Susan Adelman Rudolph * 2017 donor
   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)
   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 John Stern
   Gary & Madelyn Venner *
   Harold Harrisburg
   Jewish Community Alliance
   Jonathan Webber on behalf of The Webber Family *
   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)
   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 memory of Ethel Koocher *
   Paula Adelman in honor of Susan Rudolph's birthday *
   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
   Bernard and Gloria Miller *
   Carole Hyman *
   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 *
   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
   Sara Arnon
   Sherman Shapiro
   Stephen Smith *
   Terri Berenson *
   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
   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
   Barry and Marjorie Afergan *    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 / Sandra Lipman Shiro    Irene Shiro and Sandra Lipman    James and Kristen Isaacson *    Janet & Vernon Henry    Janet and Barry Zimmerman    Jill & Michael Thaler *    Jocelyn Pollard *    Joel C Solomon    John & Barbara Chase    Judy and Daniel Gatchell    Ken and Chris Astor    Kenny and Mary Nelson    Leonard Nemon    Lewis & Margaret Krainin *    Marian Rothstein *

   Marilyn Segal    Mark Troen *    Martin Feeney Jr in memory of Elinor Pachowski and Huston Strandburg    Michael P Striar *    Minna Noone    Mitchell & Molly Bornstein    Morton and Penny Sclair *    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 & 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    Steve and Judy Halpert 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    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 Cohen    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 and Louise Rolnick *    Michael Bloom    Michael Messerschmidt and Doreen Athans *    Milton Deletetsky    Miriam Sheftel    Miriam Sheftel    Mr and Mrs Robert Louden    Murray Mack    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 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    Stan and Elaine Rosenfield *    Stephanie Sher    Stephen & Peggy Shapiro    Stephen and Emily Branz    Steve Brinn and Judy Sataloff    Steven Schwartz    Stuart & Stephanie Stern    Stuart Jablon    Susan Bernstein *    Susan Martin Lovell *    Susan Samberg    Susan Tananbaum    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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