Professors, Teachers and Educational Personnel
in the Documenting Maine Jewry database

DMJ takes a wide definition of a Jewish industry - as an industry with a significant number of Jewish owners, managers or workers.

years shown are ones which the person was known
to be engaged in that industry

Occupational titles are as provided by the source; odd sounding titles are most likely those recorded by census takers

David Aaron   PROFESSOR OF BIBLE Hebrew Union College (HUC) 2012 Rabbi Sue Carvutto - email of Feb 2012
Albert ("Jim") Abrahamson z"l   PROFESSOR Bowdoin College 1930s - 1940s The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
Albert Abramson   INSTRUCTOR 1930 college 1930 US Fed Census Brunswick
Sadie Albling   MUSIC TEACHER 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Dorothy Bader   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Augusta public school 2012 Dorothy Bader Obituary
   Public school teacher The Stevens Schools for Girls - Hallowell 2012 Dorothy Bader Obituary
Benjamin Band z"l   TEACHER OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES & AMERICAN HISTORY Portland High School Sherri Quint (2018)
Dorothy Baron   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Helen S Bean z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
 
Louis (Mrs) Berenson   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER Hebrew School 1946 Portland Hebrew School commencement program
Lily / Lillian Berman   TEACHER - COMMON SCHOOL 1920 1920LewistonCensus
Dauna Binder   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Sam Elowitch (2016)
Israel Moses Block   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1902 1902 Portland City Directory
Goldie Bloom   PIANO TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Stella Bloom   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Earl Nathan Brand z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER grade school ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
Ida J Brownstone z"l   TEACHER - ELOCUTION 1920 1920LewistonCensus
Ester F Canter   TEACHER - TRAINING SCHOOL 1920 1920LewistonCensus
Joseph Chandler   PROFESSOR USM School of Business 1900 Joseph and Marjorie Chandler Book Collection
 
Esther Clenott z"l   LATIN TEACHER Deering High School obituary
   Latin teacher Lincoln Jr High School obituary
Pauline Coen   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1935 HainesMarriageRecords
Nathan Franklin Cogan   PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH Portland State University Portland State University website
Birdie T Cohen   MUSIC TEACHER 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Harry Jacob Cohen z"l   MUSIC TEACHER AND BAND LEADER St Stephens High School Stephen Harry Cohen (on-line comment)
Max Cohen   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER 1920 1920FedCensusBiddeford
Martin J \"Marty\" Cohn   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Porter High School 1961 - Marty Cohn email Sept 2014
   Public school teacher Rockland High School 1963-1967 Marty Cohn email Sept 2014
Morris Crasnick z"l   SCHOOL JANITOR 1930 1930 Portland City Directory / 1920 FederalCensus
 
Armand E Cyr   SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT Roman Catholic Portland Diocese 1958 Institute on Judaism for Clergy - Photo
Belva Lydia Davidoff z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER NYC ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
Grace Eveline Davis   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1920 school 1920 US Fed Census Rockland
[first name not known] Duffy   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER Portland Hebrew Day School 1955 Portland Hebrew Day School
Isaac Emanuel z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Herman Epstein z"l   PROFESSOR Brandeis University 1953-1990 Biology Department Karen Epstein (2015)
Nathan Epstein   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL 1930 1930 US Federal Census - Aroostook
Louis Etscovitz   TEACHER HOME 1910 1910 Maine Fed Census - Aroostook
Melvin \"Mel\" Finberg   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER North School 2015 "Times Were Different", transcript of interview with Mel Fineberg
David Finkelstein   TEACHER - RETIRED joyce pulaski (2013)
 
Nathan Fish   PRINCIPAL Bangor Hebrew School 1947 Bangor Hebrew School Fortieth Anniversary 1907-1947
Linwood N Fleischer   SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR Linwood Fleischer (2013)
Arthur M Freedman   PROFESSOR Bates College 1955 1955 Zelch
Betty Friedler   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1955 1955 Zelch
Alan M. Friedman   PROFESSOR Purdue -- 2014 Alan Friedman (email Aug 2014)
Philip / Farvel Gerber z"l   SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert&Obit
Liba / Libby Goldman   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
   Public school teacher 1936 1936 Abromson
   Public school teacher Ward Bros 1955 1955 Zelch
Hazel Goldtz   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930FedCensusBiddeford
 
Celia Gorevitz   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Jeannette Gottesfeld   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Dorothy Gross z"l   CHILD AND FAMILY THERAPIST, TAUGHT INFANT DEVELOPMENT, NURSERY SCHOOL TEACHER AND DIRECTOR Bank St College of Education 1956-85 Judith Weisman (2013)
Celia Guerwitz   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Dorothy Halperin   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Solomon Harris   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER Hebrew Free School 1920 Pioneer of Jewish education CBI Centennial History_2 of 4
Robert E Hirshon   FRANK G MILLARD PROFESSOR FROM PRACTICE University of Michigan 2012 - to date email Aug 2013
Henry Holland z"l   SPANISH PROFESSOR Amy Waterman
Ida Simone Hoos z"l   PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGIST University of California 1959 - 1982 NYT obituary
George S Isaacson   ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Bowdoin College 2010 - 2014 Department of Political Science Interview with George and Margaret Isaacson (Mitchell Collection, Bowdoin)
 
Harold A Jacobson z"l   PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION Colby College eric jacobson (2014)
Robert Jaffe   PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS MIT 1972- Stephen Jaffe (2015)
Birdie S Judelshon z"l   ELECUTION TEACHER 1930 1930PortlandCityDirectory
Abraham Kern   PROFESSOR father\'s obituary
Jack Mayer Lachman z"l   SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR ChervaKaddishaNov2007-DeathCert
[FirstNameBeginsWith B] Leigal?   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL 1930 1930USFedCensus
   Public school teacher - high school 1930 1930USFedCensus
Cynthia "Cindy" Lerman z"l   3RD GRADE TEACHER Lunt Elementary School Sherri Quint (2018)
Sidney "Syd" Lerman z"l   MUSIC TEACHER Charles Brand
Roger Levenson z"l   LECTURER University of California at Berkeley Jordan Alpert (2013)
 
Miriam Levin   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Celia Levine z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 HainesMarriageRecords
Julius Byron Levine z"l   PROFESSOR Boston University School of Law Professor for over 30 years Sherri Quint (2018)
Shirley Levine z"l   TEACHER Sherri Quint (2018)
   Teacher Hall School Sherri Quint (2018)
Mary Brown Marston z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930 US Fed Census Bath
Carrie Mendelson z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL 1920 1920LewistonCensus
Pearl Metzger   PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHER TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Anna Miller   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Lena Miller   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1920 1920USFedCensus
 
Cedric Minkin   PROFESSOR Ronnie Riceberg
Amanda Morin   TEACHER Bangor - City of 1998-2003 Amanda Morin (2017)
Bertha / Betta Murinson z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1935 Elowitch family tree 2004 - 1935 PCD
Larry Jay Murinson z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Elowitch family tree 2004
Alan Nathan   PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS University of Illinois 1977-present Alan Nathan (2014)
Myra Pollack z"l   EDUCATOR AND WRITER, DEAN American University michael herzlich (2016)
Etta Press   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1920 1920 US Fed Census - Saco
Louis Raliminot   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930FedCensusBiddeford
Pat Reef   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Minerva : Maine Historical Society
Eva Rosenthal z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFederalMECensus, pg 3B
 
Abe Sachar   PRESIDENT Brandeis University 1950 not a Mainer Camp Lown : Abe Sachar and Four Men
Abram Sachar   PRESIDENT Brandeis University 1955 President, Brandeis University Tenth Anniversay article on Camp Lown in the Jewish Advocate
Arnold Schuman   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Beth Abraham Synagogue (Auburn) 1960 Lewiston/Auburn Hebrew School Graduates
Morton Sclair   PROFESSOR Erie Community College 1972-2000 Morton Sclair (2014)
Bessie Scolnik z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Abraham "Abe" Segal   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Bangor Hebrew School 1947 Bangor Hebrew School Fortieth Anniversary 1907-1947
Jeannette (Miss) Selbing   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Nash school 1913/1914 AugustaRegisters1913/1914
Louise (Miss) Selbing   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Nash school 1913/1914 AugustaRegisters1913/1914
Harris L Selig   PRINCIPAL Hebrew School 1955 Ben Band, Portland Jewry: Chapter VI Shaarey Tphiloh and Beyond (pgs 24-31)
Esther  Shapiro z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER Farewell School 1955 1955 Zelch
 
Isadore Shapiro   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Isadore / Isidor "Izzy" Shapiro z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER AND COACH Lewiston High School 1955 1955 Zelch
Paul Shulman z"l   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930USFedCensus
Isadore K Silverman z"l   INSTRUCTIONS STAFF MIT 1929 to 1933 Sherri Quint (2018)
   Engineering Faculty University of Colorado 1963 to 1970 Sherri Quint (2018)
Harry Simansky z"l   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER Hebrew School 1946 Portland Hebrew School commencement Press Herald_1
Fay / Faye Simensky z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Silas / Salis Simensky   TEACHER - MUSIC SCHOOL 1930 1930FedCensusBiddeford
Annette L Singer z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Bessie Frieda Singer z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1930 1930 US Fed Census Bath
 
Helene Sky z"l   DIRECTOR OF CHILD CARE University of Souther Maine Sherri Quint (2018)
Sarah Smalley   SUBSTITUE TEACHER - AUBURN 1955 1955 Zelch
Avis E Smith   EDUCATION DIRECTOR Temple Beth El 2005 - 2007 TBE Shofar Nov 2005
Stephanie Stern   TEACHER Deering High School Email Stephani Stern (June 2018)
   Science Department Head Portland High School Email Stephani Stern (June 2018)
Stuart M Stern   TEACHER Maine Youth Center Email Stephani Stern (June 2018)
Harvey Sterns   PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE FOR LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT AND GERONTOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, RESEARCH PROFESSOR OF FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE, NORTHEAST OHIO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY 1971 to present Harvey L Sterns (2016)
Eleanor Syliva Supovitz   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Susan Tannenbaum   ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF HISTORY Bowdoin College Bowdoin website (2015)
Jeff Thaler   ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY COUNSEL University of Southern Maine to date (2015) UMaine Law website (2015)
 
Samuel Twersky   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
Jodi Veysey   ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR Temple Beth El 2011 - 2013 TBE Shofar SeptOct2011
Charles Vogel   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER 1955 1955 Zelch
Arthur B Wein   LINGUIST Harvard University 1997 Hyman Norkin biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
Louis Weis   HEBREW SCHOOL TEACHER Beth Abraham Synagogue (Auburn) 1960 Lewiston/Auburn Hebrew School Graduates
Eugene Zelch   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1955 1955 Zelch
Lillian Zelch z"l   PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER 1936 1936 Abromson
David ZIBLATT   PROFESSOR since 1964 NathanCoganBathHistory

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