Remembering,      Recording       Retelling


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.

The following support levels are some of the ways that your gift can help.

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
   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
   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
   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
   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
   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)
   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
   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
   Phyllis Schultz / Dr 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
   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
   Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet
   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
   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

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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