Donor Acknowledgements

The Yerushe Fund: The Endowment of the Yiddish Book Center

We would like to recognize the following donors to the Yiddish Book Center who, by creating endowed funds, have ensured that future generations will benefit from the Center’s activities and programs.

Unrestricted Funds

You can establish an unrestricted named endowment fund with a minimum gift of $10,000. These endowed funds are used to launch new programs, support educational initiatives, or distribute income where it's most needed. You can add to your fund at any time.

  • Anonymous Fund
  • Joan and Robert Arnow Fund
  • Gloria L. and Dr. Robert Austin Family Fund
  • Samuel & Yetta Schwartz Sondock and Max & Ida Sarah Brown Endowment Fund, established by Marilyn S. Goldman in loving memory of her grandparents
  • Crown and Goodman Families Fund
  • Jeanette Dicker Fund, established by Ernest Dicker
  • Eugene and Elaine C. Driker Fund, established in honor of Lief D. Rosenblatt and Aaron Lansky
  • Herbert G. Feldman Fund, established by the Herbert G. Feldman Charitable Foundation
  • Drs. Marjorie Marks Fond and Richard Z. Fond Fund
  • Harold and Ruth Friedman Endowment Fund
  • Glassman Family Fund in memory of Bernard Glassman
  • Priscilla Grabino Memorial Fund
  • Nissie & Ethel Grossman and Reuben & Lizzie Grossman Foundations Endowment Fund
  • Sharon Karmazin Fund
  • Daniel Mendelson and Jennifer Loew Mendelson Fund
  • Saul and Libby Moroff Fund
  • Nathan Pinsof Memorial Fund
  • Milton and Mildred Rosen Fund
  • Samuel and Miriam Rotrosen Fund
  • Morris and Eva Saperstein Fund, established by Harriet B. and Alvin M. Saperstein
  • Lillian and Samuel Schanberg, Freda and Charles Dyer Fund
  • Sarah and Benjamin Torchinsky Fund

Restricted Funds

With a minimum gift of $25,000, you can establish a named fund in support of a specific aspect of the Center’s work, such as collections, translation, oral history, education, and outreach. You can add to your fund at any time.

  • Aron Alperin Fund for the Rescue and Preservation of Yiddish Language Books, in memory of Aron Alperin (1901-1988), Yiddish language journalist and author and editor of Varshever haynt (Warsaw), Parizer haynt (Paris), and Tog-Morgn zhurnal (New York). Established by his children and grandchildren: Lucy and Benjamin Corin, William and Lisa Corin, Scott Corin and Nina Blumenthal
  • Sholem Asch Fellowship Fund
  • Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert Fund, established in memory of their daughter by Irving and Charlotte Backman
  • Reverend Samuel A. Baker Memorial Fund for Scholarships, established by Michael H. Baker
  • Bayside Jewish Center Faculty Endowed Fund
  • Joseph and Marion Brechner Fund for Jewish Cultural Reporting, established by Marion Brechner
  • Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Fund for Yiddish Music Projects and Programs
  • Kalman Carl and Anita Rosenzweig Cohen Fund, established by their son Elliot S. Cohen, MD
  • Charles Corfield Fund for College Students
  • Charles Corfield Fund for Pakn Treger
  • Ruthe B. Cowl Fund for Cultural Fellows
  • Stanley R. Epstein Memorial Fund for Programs, established by Patricia Glass Schuman in memory of her late husband
  • I. Feeney and Dora Feins Memorial Fund for College Students
  • Ruth Felmus Fund for College Students
  • Sara and Nelson Fishman Endowment Fund for College Students
  • Florence and Seymour Gerson Fund
  • Herschel and Rivtche Goldfarb Fund for Yiddish Chair, established by Dan and Fran Dvorkin in memory of her parents
  • Ruth I., Charlotte B., and Samuel M. Gordon Fund
  • Earle and Carol Halsband Fund for Education Programs
  • Sarah and Helig Heller Fund for College Students, established by the estate of Sarah Heller
  • Reuben and Eva Herscher Memorial Fund for the Preservation of Yiddish Books, established by Eugene Herscher (z”l)
  • John and Diana Herzog Fund for Book Preservation
  • Hirschhorn Fund for the Permanent Digitization of Yiddish Literature, established by the David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation
  • Hoffinger Fund for College Students, established by Bunny and Jack Hoffinger
  • Kaplen Fund for Pakn Treger, established by the Kaplen Family Foundation
  • Joseph and Betty Keller Fund for College Students, established by the Keller-Shatanoff Foundation
  • Sam Kellerman Memorial Fund for College Students, established by family and friends
  • Benzion and Ester Kfar Fund for Education, established by Esther H. Rose
  • Sarah Rose Lazarus Fund for Family Concerts, established by Jeremy and Debbie Lazarus
  • Rona Moscow Memorial Fund for the Library, established by the Moscow Philanthropic Fund
  • I.L. Peretz If Not Higher Endowment Fund, established by Deborah Litwack in memory of her father John Litwack
  • Mark Pinson Fund for Pakn Treger
  • Ida and Aaron Rafalovsky Fund for the Rescue and Preservation of Yiddish Literature
  • Michael G. Reiff and Tatiana Simonova-Reiff Fund for Education Initiatives
  • Rosa E. Rosenberg Fund in memory of her parents
  • Melinda Rosenblatt Memorial Fund for Lectures, established by Lief D. Rosenblatt
  • Rabbi Emanuel M. Rubin Fund for College-Age Yiddish Educational Programs, established by Helen Leser Rubin to honor the memory of her beloved late husband, Rabbi Emanuel M. Rubin (z”l)
  • Ruth Dvorin Salpeter Memorial Fund for College Students               
  • Harriett and Seymour Shapiro Fund for College Students
  • Paul and Frances Rottersman Sperber Fund for Yiddish Language Instruction, established by Rena and Alan Steinfeld in memory of her parents
  • Marilyn Rae Sporty Fund for Translation
  • David and Sylvia Steiner Fund for the Summer Program for College Students, established by the David S. and Sylvia Steiner Charitable Trust
  • Helen and Irving Sunshine Memorial Fund for Programs, established by Dr. Irving Sunshine (z”l)
  • The Scher-Tapper Endowment Fund for Education Programs
  • Eileen Tunick Fund for Education and Translation, in honor of her father, Aaron Tunick (z”l)
  • Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Fund for Education, established by the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • Deborah and Peter Wexler Fund for Oral History
  • Arnee R. and Walter A. Winshall Fund for Innovation

The Yerushe Society

Members of the Yerushe Society have designated the Yiddish Book Center as a beneficiary in their estate plans. We would like to thank and acknowledge the following donors who have informed us of their intentions. To become a member of the Yerushe Society, please contact us at 413-256-4900 ext. 117.

  • Anonymous (11)
  • Vivian K. Abramowitz, in memory of Robert Lloyd Abramowitz (z”l)
  • Steven M. Allen
  • Richard T. Alpert
  • Jacob and Estelle Apelberg
  • David M. Asch
  • Diane N. Bark
  • Adele L. Bell
  • Phyllis Gold Berenson
  • Mal Bochner
  • Jacqueline K. Bodin
  • Martin and Marian Broder
  • Lorraine (Libby) Buch
  • Susan and Stewart Burke
  • Shanda T. Buterbaugh
  • Maida Carson-Richards
  • Matthew Charles
  • Dr. Toby W. Clyman
  • The Cohen family of Checiny, Poland
  • Gloria Cohen
  • Julie Colish
  • Benjamin Corin and Lucy Alperin Corin
  • Lou Cove and Dana Kadish
  • Harriet M. Cutler
  • Ruth and Morris (z”l) Dolinko
  • Eugene and Elaine C. Driker
  • Dan and Fran Dvorkin
  • George Ellenbogen and Evelyn Shakir (z”l)
  • Norman Feinberg
  • Diana Bregman Feld and Stanley Feld in memory of Edith Kaplan Bregman (Yehudis) and Aaron Bregman
  • Nelson (z”l) and Sara Fishman
  • Drs. Marjorie Marks Fond and Richard Z. Fond
  • Louis and Susan Freeman
  • Susan Freiband
  • Harold N. (z”l) and Anne G. Geiger
  • Bernard Gertz
  • Laurence and Muriel Gillick
  • Burt Gitlin
  • Myron and Penina Glazer
  • Ira Glener
  • C. Vicki Gold
  • Dr. Paula Bursztyn Goldberg
  • Henry and Leah Goldberger
  • Alice Gerson Goldfarb
  • Evelyn Goodman
  • Trudi Goodman
  • Joseph Greenberg
  • Joyce Z. Greenberg
  • Arlene Ross Gross in memory of Martin Mayer Gross (z”l)
  • Reba N. Herson
  • Sol M. and Beverly Hirsch
  • Jerome S. and Sonya S. Hollander
  • Alice S. Honig
  • Harvey S. and Minerva Horn
  • Marion House, in loving memory of my parents Fred and Lola Sauerbrunn (z”l)
  • Lee Hutt
  • Dr. Markle Karlen
  • Sharon Karmazin
  • Selma Kitzman, Kitzman Family Trust
  • Dr. Cyrus Klingsberg
  • Bernice Langner and Hesh Langner (z”l)
  • Aaron and Gail Lansky
  • Nina M. Laub
  • Heidi D. Levin
  • Lori Lober
  • Irene and Solomon (z”l) Lober
  • Eleanor Peters Lubin
  • D. Mann
  • Barbara Terman Michaels
  • Beverly Bettie Mutnick
  • Ford Myers
  • Gerhard Paulesich
  • Helen G. Pollack
  • Henry Rasof
  • Michael G. Reiff and Tatiana Simonova-Reiff
  • John Reiner
  • Stephanie Tivona Reith
  • Sol Resnick Trust
  • Esther H. Rose
  • Irwin Rosen
  • Sydell and Morton (z”l) Rosen
  • Helene Rosenblatt
  • Janice Rittenburg Rossbach
  • Samuel and Miriam (z”l) Rotrosen
  • Jerry Rumain and D. Nicholas Russo
  • Dr. Richard Ruth
  • Lawrence A. and Lois R. Ruttman
  • Sy Scharf
  • Sylvia Antonier Scher
  • Rona and Martin L. Schneider
  • Shirley Schultz
  • Elias and Esta Schwartz
  • Mildred A. Schwartz
  • Rhea Schwartz
  • Roslyn Schwartzberg
  • Laurie Rose Simon
  • Dr. Ruth B. and Howard E. Smith
  • Jonathan G. Solomon, MD
  • Howard Sorkin
  • Ruth Stark and Abe Malz
  • Esther G. Stein
  • Rabbi Louis Stein
  • Julie Noritzky Stelton
  • Martin and Ethel Taft
  • Hilda Tauber
  • Tamie Tobe
  • Eileen Tunick
  • Anne R. Umansky
  • Anne S. Wax
  • Muriel Weber
  • Alan M. Weitz
  • Sarah Wenkart
  • Margaret E. Winters and Geoffrey S. Nathan
  • Bernard and Mildred Wolk

We remember the following people whose bequests to the Yiddish Book Center were realized between September 1, 2011, and March 31, 2019. Zikhroynom livrokhe—may their memories be for a blessing.

  • Arthur S. Abramson
  • Myron H. Ackerman
  • Frances M. Ames
  • Norma Risa Axelrad
  • Jack J. Beckerman
  • Dr. Elaine E. Beletz, RN
  • Helen Akullian Bennett
  • Charles Berman
  • Adele Bernardi
  • Louis H. Blumengarten
  • Melvin J. Bodek
  • The Honorable Rosalind Poll Brooker
  • Esther Brown
  • Eugene 'Yosl' and Doreen Broder
  • Phyllis F. Calese
  • Lillie S. Chalfin
  • Sarah Blacher Cohen
  • Benjamin and Freda Cohen
  • Betty Fax Daskin
  • Julius A. Epstein
  • Joseph Esselin
  • Robert Feder
  • Rose P. Feldman
  • Charlotte Frank
  • Miriam Freund
  • George Gallantz
  • Barbara E. Gamsu
  • Louis and Shirley Garbaty
  • Dr. Martin Geller
  • Ida S. Gladstone
  • Irving Gold
  • Fanny Goldfarb
  • Stanley M. Goldstein
  • Benjamin and Beatrice Goodman
  • Dr. Ruth I. Gordon
  • Lillian Gross
  • Harold Grossman
  • Rudy Grunfeld
  • Dr. Evelyn Halpern
  • George Hecht
  • Pauline K. Herman
  • Eugene Herscher
  • Gilda Hoffman
  • Gloria Johnston
  • Bertha and Hyman Kalson
  • David Kates
  • Phyllis D. Korn
  • Marsha A. Kunin
  • Charlotte Lee
  • David Lehr, MD
  • Sidney Lipshires
  • Ida E. Mates
  • Dorothy R. Miller
  • Linda J. Miller
  • Bessie Minsky
  • Herbert Molin
  • Miriam Mondry
  • Phyllis L. Hertzberg Moss
  • Shirley Novick
  • Mark Pinson
  • Sam and Charlotte Primack
  • Helen Rausch
  • Louis J. Reback
  • Evelyn B. Rogot
  • Nina Rogow
  • Dinah F. Rosoff
  • Leonard and Sandra L. Rubin
  • Linda J. Rubin
  • Bessie Selevan
  • Abraham and Norma Shanzer
  • Seymour Shapiro
  • Marvin Sparrow
  • Theodora Mae Speer
  • Rose Stein
  • Rose Tevlin
  • Ben Torchinsky
  • Arthur A. Victor
  • Elvira E. Weller
  • Sumner T. White 
  • R. Mildred Zuckerman
  • Julius M. Zulver

Current Gifts During Fiscal Year 2017–18

The Yiddish Book Center gratefully acknowledges those donors who made gifts of $360 or more during the 2018 fiscal year (September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018). A hartsikn dank—our heartfelt thanks.

Tsaddikim (Tzaddikim)
($25,000+)

  • The Applebaum Foundation
  • Irving A. and Charlotte Backman, in memory of their daughter Joan Backman
  • Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund
  • The David Berg Foundation
  • Ruth Block
  • Berl and Katherine Brechner
  • Abby J. Cohen
  • The Abby and David Cohen Family Foundation 
  • Etan and Emily Cohen
  • Eugene and Elaine C. Driker
  • The Driker Family Foundation
  • David and Elizabeth Elkes
  • The Elkes Foundation 
  • Rose P. Feldman (z"l)
  • Robert L. Friedman
  • Paula and Jerry Gottesman Family Supporting Foundation 
  • Zach Gozali
  • Daniel and Robin Greenspun
  • The Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation
  • The David & Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation
  • The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
  • The Jewish Community Foundation of Metrowest New Jersey
  • The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • The Jim Joseph Foundation 
  • Leona Kern
  • The Leona and Ralph W. Kern Foundation 
  • William Kern and Mariye Inouye
  • Alan and Peggy Kligerman
  • The Simha and Sara Lainer Family Foundation
  • The Alice Lawrence Foundation
  • Marta Jo Lawrence
  • David and Ruth Levine
  • Cyril Moscow
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Helen Rauch (z"l)
  • Michael Reiff and Tatiana Simonova-Reiff
  • The Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Lief D. and Johanna Judah Rosenblatt
  • The Michael Ross Administrative Trust
  • Michael and Linda Schmelzer
  • Drs. Alan and Rena Steinfeld
  • Dr. Theodore Tapper and Shelly Phillips
  • Eileen Tunick, in honor of her father Aaron Tunick (z"l)
  • Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
  • Ira and Marcia Wagner
  • Warren and Jane Weiss
  • The Winnick Family Foundation
  • Arnee R. and Walter A. Winshall
  • R. Mildred Zuckerman (z"l)
  • And two donors who wish to remain anonymous

Malokhim (Angels)
($10,000–$24,999)

  • Myron H. Ackerman Trust
  • American Endowment Foundation 
  • Judge Peretz Borman
  • The Tom and Sarah Borman Foundation
  • Benjamin and Irma Breslauer
  • Brenda Breslauer and Richard Demak
  • Eugene 'Yosl' and Doreen Broder (z"l)
  • Irwin and Judith Buncher
  • The CME Group Foundation
  • Shirley Katz Cohen, in memory of Martin Cohen
  • The Joe and Hellen Darion Foundation
  • Frances V. Feinman
  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
  • Dr. Michael and Lori Gilman
  • Alice G. Goldfarb
  • Marilyn Goldman, in loving memory of her grandparents
  • Rita Gordonson
  • The Nissie and Ethel Grossman Foundation
  • The Reuben and Lizzie Grossman Foundation
  • Thomas S. Grossman
  • Marcia M. Handelman, in memory of George H. Handelman
  • Dr. Alice S. Honig
  • Dr. Alfred and Lee Hutt
  • Norman Kalson (z"l)
  • Luis and Dr. Lee Lainer
  • Frieda Lawrence
  • Dr. René and Michele Lerer, in memory of Sam and Sally Lerer
  • Milton and Naomi Lown
  • Leo and Betty Melamed
  • Karen R. and Paul Mengden
  • The Ira A. Roschelle MD Family Foundation
  • Amy Roschelle
  • Dr. Esther H. Rose, in memory of her grandparents, Benzion and Ester Kfar
  • Rosa E. Rosenberg, in memory of her parents
  • Sheldon and Barbara Rothblatt
  • Hans Schroeder
  • Barbara Seril
  • The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation
  • Clarice Simon
  • David Simon
  • David Sloviter and Noryn Resnick
  • The Smart Family Foundation of New York
  • The Samuel and Helene Soref Foundation
  • Mae R. Stark
  • Ruth Stark and Abraham Malz
  • Anne R. Umansky
  • The David Vickter Foundation
  • Irene K. Watkins
  • Julius M. Zulver (z"l)
  • And one donor who wishes to remain anonymous 

Brilyantn (Jewels)
($1,000–$9,999)

  • Debra Aleinikoff
  • Jesse and Amy Peck Abraham
  • Beatrice B. and Larry Abrams
  • David and Bella Adler, in memory of Ilias Katz and Gertrude Adler
  • The Lassor and Fanny Agoos Charity Fund
  • Norman and Revell Alpert
  • Bruce Lebedoff Anders and Carolyn Anders
  • Ruth Andres
  • Jacob and Estelle Apelberg
  • Barak Aharon and Jaime Bassman
  • Robert and Elaine Baum
  • The June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation
  • The Baumol Family Foundation
  • Belz Foundation
  • Dr. Jeffrey Benay, in memory of Marcus and Florence Benay
  • The Benevity Community Impact Fund
  • Phyllis Berenson and Charles Wixson
  • Paul and Judith Berg
  • Dava A. Berkman
  • Leslie Berlowitz
  • Henry Bialer
  • Dorothy E. Kelmenson Bieler
  • Caroline Bienstock and Douglas Rodriguez, in honor of Miriam Bienstock (z"l)
  • Alex and Joyce Bloom
  • Terrie and Bradley Bloom
  • The James B. Boskey Memorial Foundation
  • Jay and Gail Boyar
  • Ruthe and Max Brimberg
  • Dr. Martin and Marian Broder, in memory of Eugene 'Yosl' Broder (z”l)
  • Doris and Michael Bronson
  • The Jack Chester Foundation
  • Dr. Elliot Cohen, in honor of the Cohen Family of Checiny, Poland
  • Stephanie Kaplan Cohen, in honor of Lee Kern
  • Robert Cohen and Deborah Peikes
  • The Hannah S. and Samuel A. Cohn Memorial Foundation
  • Combined Jewish Philanthropies
  • Community Foundation of Sarasota County
  • The Elias A. Cohen Foundation
  • Dr. David Cornblath and Deborah Lieberman
  • Ludmilla Coven
  • The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
  • Dr. Jeremy Dauber and Miri Pomerantz Dauber
  • Claudia Davidoff and Joseph Kahan
  • Ernest and Jeanette Dicker, in honor of Jeanette's 91st birthday
  • Dr. Barbara S. Drabkin
  • Betty Dyer
  • The Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation
  • The Elias Family Charitable Trust
  • Joseph Esselin (z"l)
  • Barry and Beth Evans
  • Marjorie Feder
  • Dr. Steven and Anita Feinstein, in honor of Aaron Lansky
  • James Feldman and Natalie Wexler
  • David and Hilda Fins
  • David and Patricia Fisher
  • Judith Fisher
  • Manuel Fishman and Leslie Kane
  • Roger and Kathleen Flartey
  • Ronald and Heather Florence
  • The Samuel and Jean Frankel Jewish Heritage Foundation
  • Anne L. Freedman
  • Lillian Freedman
  • Miriam Freedman
  • Dr. Doris P. Fromberg
  • Marsha J. Gildin
  • The David and Lucille Gildin Family Foundation
  • Myron (z"l) and Penina Glazer
  • Dr. Paula Bursztyn Goldberg
  • Dr. Robert Goldberg
  • Robert and Joan Goldstein, in honor of Ruth Keusch and the important and essential start that you gave me with the Yiddish. I never could have started learning without you-mit libshaft
  • The Max Minsky and Florence Minsky Goldstein Family Foundation
  • Rena and Michael Gordon
  • Rosalind Gorin and Dr. Matthew Budd
  • Yvette and Larry Gralla
  • Dorothy Grand
  • Joseph Greenberg
  • Zeva Greendale
  • Eric Grossman MD
  • Harriet Gruber
  • Joann Halpern
  • Dr. Marilyn J. Harran
  • Helene P. Herzig
  • Highmark Health, in honor of Susan Shoval
  • Laurie J. Hollander, in memory of my father, Moshe Tzvi Hirsch ben Eliezer Yaakov v'Esther. May his soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life.
  • The David Horodoker Organization
  • Arthur and Gina Horwitz
  • Marion R. House
  • Charles and Marjorie Housen
  • Leslie Howard
  • Johanna Hurwitz
  • Louis M. and Sherry Jacobson
  • Dr. Karl Janowitz
  • The Jewish Communal Fund of New York
  • The Jewish Community Endowment Fund
  • The Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
  • The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
  • The Jewish Federation of Cleveland
  • The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
  • The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
  • Dorothy B. Kagen
  • Lorelei and Milton Kaplan
  • Emile Karafiol (z"l) and Virginia Robinson
  • Leo and Barbara Karas
  • Elia and Fannie Karas Foundation
  • Carole J. Kass
  • Stan and Helen Kasten
  • Janet M. Katz
  • Susann Kauffman
  • Steven and Judy Kazan
  • Paul and Mary E. Thompson Keeper
  • The Kirschner Trusts
  • Elise Kleinwaks
  • Esther Kletter, in memory of Adina Shira Kletter
  • The Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation
  • Dr. Jeffrey L. Kraines and Ms. Linda G. Kaplan
  • Alys Kremer
  • Marsha A. Kunin (z"l)
  • Saul Kurlat
  • Ruben Kurnetz (z"l)
  • Eli Kwartler and Barbara Jenkins
  • Mark and Ellie Lainer
  • Joan A. Larsen
  • Evan Z. Lazar
  • Ledgeways Charitable Trust
  • Marsha and Mike (z"l) Lev
  • Rabbi Shaul Levenson, in memory of Marilyn Katz Levenson
  • James and Lisa Levin
  • Lillian Thaler Lewis, in memory of Alan G. Lewis
  • Jay S. Lewkowitz, in memory of Ellen Lewkowitz
  • Dorothy Lockspeiser
  • Don and JoEllen Loeb
  • The Loeb Family Charitable Foundation
  • Catherine Madsen and Sarah Thomson
  • Allegra Manacher and Curt Philip Kohlberg, in memory of Horace Manacher, and in honor of Sarah Helen Keren Kohlberg
  • Alan Marcus
  • Christopher and Barbara Matos, in memory of her beloved parents, Gittel and Shabsi Benjamin (Gertrude and Felix) Horowitz
  • Dr. Nathaniel H. Mayer
  • Richard Meller and Karen Underhill
  • Sid and Carole Meltzner
  • Louis G. and Judith Miller, in memory of father Morris Isidore Pellow
  • Nancy Miron
  • Mimi S. Monett
  • Morgan Stanley
  • The David and Inez Myers Foundation
  • The National Philanthropic Trust
  • The Nelco Foundation, in honor of Cara De Silva
  • Harvey Niebulski and Marianne Tatom, in loving memory of Rachel Baumohl Niebulski and her parents Chaya Mirel & Chaim Yisachar Dov Baumohl (Rymanow, Poland) & Louis Niebulski, and his parents Chaim & Chava Niebulski and his siblings Channah Niebulski, Yitzchak Niebulski and Yehudis Niebulski (Lida, Poland)
  • Steve A. Novick
  • Dr. Lawrence Pakula
  • Reynold F. Paris
  • Dr. Daniel Perschonok
  • Emily Peterson
  • Philene Foundation
  • Michael and Susan Podell, in memory of Dorothy Berlin Kagen
  • Helen G. Pollack
  • Juan and Deborah Prawda
  • Suzanne Priebatsch, in honor of the energy and vision of Aaron Lansky and all that he does to promote Jewish and Yiddish culture in the United States and all over the world. 
  • Col. (IL) J. N. Pritzker (Ret.)
  • Elsa Rael
  • Carol Raspler, in honor of Herb Druker
  • Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc
  • The Ress Family Foundation
  • Joan Ress Reeves, in memory of Anne Gordon Ress and Eva Ress Gordon
  • The Rhode Island Foundation
  • Helen and Frank Risch
  • Professor Robert and Mrs. Martha Rose, in honor of Tevah Margaret Rose, bat mitzvah Cheshvan 5778
  • The Rose Foundation
  • Beryl Handler Rosenberg
  • Laura Rosenberg and Andy Muchin
  • Drs. Ariella and Bruce Rosengard
  • The Max and Tillie Rosenn Foundation
  • Kenneth Rosenthal
  • Eric and Laurie Roth
  • Deborah and Robert Rothman
  • Samuel Rotrosen
  • Helen Rubin
  • The Robert Russell Memorial Foundation
  • Stanley and Lee Saal
  • Frances and Leon Sachs
  • Peter Schaffer
  • Mrs. Betty and Dr. Larry Schneck, in memory of Betty's parents Frieda and Max Kuttner
  • Leonard and Celia Schuchman
  • Schwab Charitable Fund
  • David Schwartz and Risa Schwartz, in memory of their parents Sol and Lillian Schwartz
  • Leon Segan
  • Arthur Allan Seidelman
  • Shirley Shapiro
  • Harold and Vivian Shapiro
  • Elizabeth M. Short MD and Michael A. Friedman, MD
  • Susan and Judd Shoval
  • The Saul O. Sidore Memorial Foundation, in memory of Rebecca Lee Spitz, who was a member of the Foundation, a Master of Library Science, with a lifelong devotion to protecting reading and the use of language; and in memory of the late May Sidore Gruber, whose first language, as the child of immigrants, was Yiddish.
  • Naomi Weisberg Siegel
  • Nathan Silverstein
  • Carol W. Slater
  • Marvin Sparrow (z"l)
  • Dr. Renee Stanley
  • Sara S. and Philip Stern
  • Leonard and Irma Strear
  • The Strear Family Foundation
  • Dr. Abraham Sudilovsky
  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert Tatham
  • Irwin and Sara Tauben
  • The Tawani Foundation
  • Baruch Tenembaum
  • Rose Tevlin (z"l)
  • Lauren Thaler and William Null, in memory of brother-in-law Alan G. Lewis
  • Karen Tucker and Jerome Avorn
  • David and Ellen Waghelstein, in memory of Dorothy Berlin Kagen
  • Dr. Roselin S. Wagner
  • Dr. Myron and Arlyne Weinberg
  • Marshall Weintraub
  • The Laurence S. Weiss and Edith G. Weiss Foundation
  • Mildred Weissman
  • Judy A. Weitzman
  • Sidelle Wertheimer, in memory of Bertha and Louis Fishman
  • Ruth Wilnai
  • Professor Aaron and Dr. Patricia Wold
  • The Isidore and Patricia Wollowick Family Foundation
  • Donna Yanowitz
  • The Frieda and George Zinberg Foundation, in memory of Arthur D. Zinberg
  • Dr. Lawrence Zivin
  • And six donors who wish to remain anonymous 

President’s Circle
($360–$999)

  • Rachel Abarbanel
  • Elie Abemayor
  • Jay and Susan Abend
  • Rachel J. Abramson
  • David and Joyce Ackerman
  • Warren Adamsbaum
  • Gloria Adelson
  • Dr. Arnold Adicoff, in memory of Al Wilshusen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Akabas
  • Evelyn C. Albert
  • Alden CPW LLC/245 Central Park Associates
  • Liora Alschuler
  • Stewart and Daisy Alter
  • Gela Altman
  • Arthur Ancowitz
  • Fredric and Melanie Andes
  • Michel and Abby Araten
  • Lawrence J. Arem
  • Peter Arnow
  • Altman Aronow Charitable Foundation
  • Ellen L. Asher
  • The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
  • David Auerbach
  • Susan Auerhan
  • Janet R. Axelrod, in honor of Sandy and Ira Harkavy
  • Katharine H. Babad
  • Miryam Bachrach
  • Claire Baer
  • Diane Roseman Baer and Jean-Loup Baer
  • Delia and Wilfred Banchs
  • Michele and James Banker
  • Stephen Barrow and Janis Manley
  • Mary Ann and David Barrows Wark
  • Michael G. Bass
  • Myron and Sheila Bassman
  • Judy Baston
  • Michael and Susan Bennett
  • Marjorie and Barry S. Berg
  • Miriam Berg
  • Norman and Phyllis Berk
  • Stewart Berman
  • The Betmar Charitable Foundation, in memory of Eugene 'Yosl' and Doreen Broder
  • Nathan Billig and Gail Weinmann, in honor of Ira and Marcia Wagner
  • Lee Blatt, in memory of my sister Tina Blatt Prensky, who loved the Yiddish Book Center
  • Joseph and Barbara Blumenthal
  • Joseph and Nancy Blumenthal
  • Borns Family Foundation
  • Betsy Borns and Jonathan Shapiro
  • Deborah and Joseph Bornstein
  • Benjamin and Lynda Brafman
  • Rita Brause
  • Melvin and Elaine Brothman
  • Dr. Lewis and Barbara Brown
  • Dr. Robert C. and Zelda Brown
  • Howard and Jennifer Bueller
  • Dr. Jerome Burke
  • Diane Callman
  • Irwin A. Cantor
  • Maida Carson-Richards
  • Mary Carter and Gary Priester
  • Dr. Walter Chameides
  • Ira and Rita Charak
  • Joel and Marjorie Chernikoff
  • Gordon and Deidra Cizon
  • Tova Clayman and Robert Spaulding
  • Caryn J. Clayman
  • Rubin and Renee Cobb
  • Lillian Cohen
  • The Harry and Helen Cohen Charitable Foundation
  • Lois and Avern Cohn
  • Rabbi Mark D. Cohn
  • Ina A. Colen
  • The Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
  • Ken Coplon
  • Richard and Marcy Cornfeld
  • Harvey and Tina Crosby
  • Leah Danberg
  • Jim and Sandy Danto
  • Michael and Rhoda Danziger
  • Cheryl and Edward Dauber
  • The Denver Foundation
  • Laura and Myron Dickerman
  • Ruth M. Dolinko
  • Robert and Miriam Dorfman
  • Kay K. Drey
  • David Drukaroff
  • Jonina Duker and Alan Lichtman
  • Dan and Fran Dvorkin
  • Samuel and Barbara Dyer
  • Henry and Norma Eigles
  • Dr. Nathan Epstein
  • Marcia and Barnet Eskin
  • Gerald Faigeles
  • Sandy Fainbarg
  • Steven and Jacqueline Feinberg
  • Doris Fine
  • Peter and Nancy Finn
  • David H. Fishman
  • Sara W. Fishman
  • Mindie Flamholz, in memory of Jeannie Lazinsky
  • Dr. Ira Flax
  • Nancy E. Fleischer
  • Karl and Muriel Fleischmann
  • Eunice and Milton Forman
  • Ellen Franco
  • Deborah S. Freedman
  • Dennis Friedman
  • Ralph and Audrey Friedner, in honor of Seth's marriage to daughter Linda Friedner
  • Alon and Shari Friendship Foundation
  • Vlodek and Uliana Gabara
  • Jonna Gaberman and Bruce Wintman
  • Dr. Mark Elon Gale
  • Raymond Garfinkle
  • Philip Garoon
  • Dr. Philip and Suzan Gaynes
  • Marian P. Gelfand
  • Arline Geronimus and John Bound
  • Saul Gersen
  • Irwin and Lenore Gerson
  • Dr. Jason M. Gilbert
  • Laurence and Muriel Gillick
  • Lynda M. Gilman
  • Phyllis S. Gilmore
  • Estelle Gilson
  • Laura and Monty Ginsburg
  • Allen and Shirley Ginzburg, in memory of Louis Sapiro
  • Susan Glantz
  • Karen and Jeremy Glaser
  • Sol and Nina Glasner
  • Allan Glass
  • Dr. Leonard and Cyndi Glassman
  • Hannah Glicksman
  • Ethel and Jacob Gold
  • Franklin and Bonnie Gold
  • Mark Goldfus and Beverly Rubman, in memory of Carl Rubman
  • David and Carrie Goldman
  • Dr. Jeffrey and Doris Goldstein
  • Phyllis A. Goldstein
  • Norman and Miriam Golob
  • Vladimir Golynskiy and Yeva Golynskaya
  • Leonard and Constance Goodman
  • Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt
  • Marc and Susan Gordon
  • Sylvia G. Gordon
  • Heywood and Patricia Gould
  • Morris Gould (z"l)
  • Anita W. Graber
  • Neil and Judith Grand
  • The Greater Washington Community Foundation
  • Cecile Greenberg
  • Dan Greenberg
  • Jill Greenberg
  • Marvin W. Greenberg
  • Miriam Greenberg
  • Bette Jo Greenberger and Robert Bergad
  • Abraham and Dena Greenstein
  • Alan and Esther Greif
  • Irene Greif
  • Joan Gross
  • Mary Jo Gross
  • Harry and Ilene Grossman
  • Edward and Ronnie Grossman
  • Eva J. Grubler
  • Howard Grun
  • Ronald and Nancy Gurman
  • Judith Guthman
  • Ronald and Amy Guttman, in memory of Tusia Herzberg, a great Hebrew poetess
  • Mark and Ruth Levy Guyer
  • Lee Hager
  • Amy Hoffman Haimann
  • Dr. Earle and Carol Halsband
  • Alvin Hammer
  • Miriam Harkavy
  • Michael Harnett and Roslyn Diamond
  • Samuel and Muriel Harris
  • Dr. Rachel Hartig
  • Hedy Hartman
  • Ann J. Hastings
  • Michael and Jennifer Hecht
  • Carol Heller
  • Gerald B. Hershkowitz
  • Bernard and Anita Hertzman
  • John E. Herzog
  • Howard and Deborah Herzog
  • Toby Hinderstein
  • Martin and Zona Hoffman
  • Morton and Sandra Hoffman
  • Kaj F. Holm
  • Alan S. Honig
  • Donald and Judith Horowitz
  • Marshall and Dina Huebner
  • Charles and Shirley Hurwitz
  • Janet Jacobs, in memory of Eugene 'Yosl' Broder
  • Lynne Jacobs and Alan Silverblatt
  • Mr. and Mrs. B. Theodore Jacobs
  • Natalie Jaffe
  • Zvi Jankelowitz
  • Joan Japha
  • Leslie and Stephen Jerome
  • The Jewish Community Federation of St. Louis
  • Jewish Community Foundation
  • The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix
  • The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Western Massachusetts
  • The Jewish Federation of Broward County, Inc.
  • The Jewish Federation of Metro West
  • Claudia L. Johnson
  • Annette Jolles
  • Paul and Barbara Joskow
  • Dr. Bernard Kabakow
  • Manuel E. Kadish
  • Melvin and Annie Kahn
  • Steven Kalt and Robert Heeren
  • Jeanne Kanders
  • Judy and Charles Kandler
  • Edward and Marilyn Kaplan
  • Dr. Alan Karpman
  • Patricia Karstaedt and Diane Sacks, in memory of my mother, Helen Karstaedt on her yortsayt
  • Myrna and Norman Kasser, memory of Meyer and Shirley Dwass
  • David and Ruth Katz
  • Dr. Sidney and Helen Katz
  • Michael Katz and Linda Gritz
  • Harry and Yetty Kaye
  • Andrew and Valerie Kind-Rubin
  • Dr. Karen King
  • Robert and Karen King
  • Stephen and Susan Kippur
  • Ruth and John Kistler
  • Zvi and Beth Klopott
  • Richard A. Knobelman
  • Jane R. Kochman
  • Stuart and Viviane Koenig
  • Avrom Kopelman and Megan Owen
  • Florence Koplow
  • Theodore J. Kotzin
  • Neal Kozodoy
  • Iris and Mark Kraemer
  • Marshall and Hannah Kramer
  • Vivian Kranzberg
  • Julian Krolik and Elaine Weiss
  • Barry Krumstok
  • Bernice T. Krupp
  • Louis Krupp
  • David and Rhonda Kutzik
  • Harriett Lake
  • Ina Lancman
  • Carla P. and Kenneth D. Lane
  • Lisa Lehr
  • Naomi Lehr
  • Alan and Marcia Leifer
  • David and Cheryl Lejfer, in memory of William Pfeffer
  • Jefferey S. Lejfer
  • Sidney and Nancy Lejfer
  • Mark and Ellen Lescher
  • James Levin and Andrea Commaker
  • Gail Levy
  • Norman and Audrey Lewak
  • Joel and Susan Lichtenstein
  • Mark R. Lidschin
  • Linette Liebling and Peter Demuth
  • Susan Lippa
  • Nancy L. and Allan Lipton
  • Madeleine Long
  • Eleanor Lubin
  • Jeanne Lytton
  • Sally Magid
  • Marc and Amy Magid
  • Philip S. Malinsky
  • Alan Mallach
  • Roy Marantz and Rochelle Henner
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Margolis
  • Steve and Diana Marienhoff
  • Alan Marsh
  • Kalman and Goldie Marshak (z"l)
  • Helen Martin Block
  • Mark Maymind
  • Aaron Medow
  • Robert and Rochelle Medow
  • Jordana Merkin
  • Lillian R. Meyers
  • Esther F. Miller
  • Michael D. Miller
  • Donald and Regina Miller
  • Wayne and Debbie Miller
  • Richard S. Milstein
  • Cheryl Eisberg Moin and Seth Moin
  • Stephen Z. Montsaroff
  • Sally W. Morgan
  • James Morgenstern
  • Milton and Barbara Moritz 
  • Seymour and Linda Moskowitz
  • Roger and Robin Mummert
  • Stanley Muravchick and Arlene Olson
  • Dr. Regina H. Nash, in memory of my husband, Morton Nash (1918-1999)
  • Leon Neidleman
  • Norton and Karen Newborn
  • Dr. Robyn Newhouse
  • Dr. Jeffrey and Myra Newton
  • Frances Novack
  • Dr. Paul H. Novak
  • Drs. Isaac and Etta Novick
  • Michael Ochs
  • Harold Z. Ollin
  • Drs. Allan and Janie Orenstein
  • Keith Orloff
  • Dr. Gerald and Estelle Palevsky
  • Dr. Harold Palevsky
  • Dr. Paul Palevsky and Dr. Sharon Roseman
  • Murray Palitz
  • Shelley Paradis
  • Stephen and Roberta Paris
  • Jeff Passel
  • Dr. Ron Pearlman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Sol Pelavin
  • Eva H. Perkal
  • Michael and Gail Perlman
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Irving and Sharon Picard
  • Burton Pinchuk
  • Gene Plaut and Sue Zeifman Plaut
  • Dr. Vera Pless
  • Charles and Natalie Plotkin
  • Michael Plotkin
  • Sanford and Krisztina Plotkin
  • David and Amy Pollack, in memory of Irving Pollock
  • Jordan and Carrie Pollack
  • Harold Pollin
  • Stanley Pollock
  • Lia and William Poorvu
  • Norman Poppel
  • Stephen M. Poppel
  • Eli and Ina Porth
  • Gerald and Susan Post
  • Linda and Howard Pressman
  • Felice Price
  • Aaron and Arleen Priest
  • Joanne Prives
  • The Queens Village Jewish Center
  • Judith R. Rabkin
  • Selma Radin
  • Drs. Mark and Naomi Ramer
  • Irving Reiner (z"l)
  • Amy Reiser, in memory of Sam and Helen Reiser
  • Stephanie Reith and Henry Werch
  • Alan M. Rice, in memory of Eleanor S. Rice
  • Fred M. Richman
  • Marian K. Ripps
  • C. Ruth Roberts
  • Rochester Area Community Foundation
  • Jarrow L. Rogovin
  • Elaine G. Rosen
  • David Rosen
  • Michael Rosen and Rabbi Karen Fox
  • Edward and Sandra Rosenbaum
  • Edie Rosenberg and Dr. Robert Gross
  • Barbara Ellison Rosenblit and Ish Rosenblit
  • Judy and Eric Rosenfeld
  • Jonathan and Lorraine Roses
  • Dr. Richard Rubin
  • Marjorie Sable and George Smith, in memory of Florence Molien Sable
  • Beth Saltzman
  • Mae E. Sander
  • Elaine F. Sandler
  • William Sapers
  • Alvin and Harriet Saperstein, in honor of Mort Z. Landsberg
  • Stephen Sass and Steven Hochstadt
  • Dr. Albert and Renee Sattin
  • Joan L. Savage
  • Vladimir and Lena Savikovsky
  • Nancy R. Savin
  • Dr. Chana Schachner
  • Benson and Danna Schaeffer
  • Ivan and Esther Schaeffer
  • Dr. Rochelle G. Scheib
  • Elihu and Joan Schepps
  • The Frances Schermer Charitable Trust
  • Amy Sporer Schiff and Dan Schiff
  • Manuel Schiffres
  • Linda D. Schloss
  • Sondra and Ed Schonfeld
  • Barry and Jane Schulman
  • Harvey Schussler
  • Pauline Schwager
  • Diane Schwartz
  • Fran and Arie Schwartz
  • Rhea Schwartz and Paul Wolff
  • Roslyn Schwartzberg
  • Sarah E. Scott, in memory of Polly Goodman, my grandmother
  • Sandra Serebin
  • William E. Shanok
  • Richard Shansky and Joan Hill
  • Marty Shapero
  • Eugene and Frieda Shapiro
  • Audrey Shepard
  • Stephen Shepard
  • Michael and Ruth Sherman
  • Dr. Douglas and Julie Shiffman, in memory of Eugene 'Yosl' Broder
  • Drs. Jackie and Henry Shinefield
  • Ben Shneiderman
  • Bruce D. Shoulson
  • Frank Joseph and Anna Leon Shulman
  • Len Shustek
  • Herb Siegel and Sydelle Sonkin
  • Harvey and Barbara Sigelbaum
  • Beverly Silk and William Rosenblatt
  • Eric and Svetlana Silverman
  • Stuart and Janis Simon
  • Beverly S. Sirota
  • Herbert Slavin
  • Gilda Slifka
  • Julie F. Smith
  • David A. Sneider
  • Sidney and Barbara Sobel
  • Roy Soberman and Anne Klibanski
  • Roy and Yvonne Solomon
  • Betty Sorkowitz, in memory of Eugene 'Yosl' Broder
  • Dr. Morris Spector
  • Alfred and Ruth Sporer
  • Dr. Barry Sporer
  • Paulina H. Stark
  • Estera Stawski
  • Stephen and Renee Steinig
  • Drs. Steve and Jeanne Stellman
  • Michael and Joyce Stern
  • Esther E. Sternberg
  • The Maxwell Strawbridge Foundation
  • Andrew Sunshine
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Sunshine
  • Drs. Jonathan and Helen Sunshine
  • Robert A. Sunshine
  • Dr. Harry and Renee Swartz
  • Dr. Jaime and Mrs. Sylvia Sznajder
  • Kenneth and Barbara Tabachnick
  • Martin and Ethel Taft
  • The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation
  • Hilda Tauber
  • Ellen Taus
  • Suzanne Temple and Kazuya Hashiyama
  • Barbara A. Tenenbaum, in memory of Heinz Heinemann
  • Judy E. Tenney
  • TIAA Charitable
  • Tamie Tobe
  • Aaron S. Tomares
  • Stephen and Francine Trachtenberg
  • Dr. Albert and Rosalyn Treger
  • Dr. Michael and Deborah Troner
  • Floyd and Marcia Tuler
  • Kenneth Turan and Patricia Williams
  • Michael Ubell
  • John Ulanet
  • Jessie K. Ulin
  • Sanford and Beth Ungar
  • John and Lauren Veronis
  • Marion S. Verp, in memory of Ruth Lipset
  • Norma R. Vinick
  • Cheryl Vladeck
  • Irma Volk
  • Richard and Marcia Volpert
  • Richard Waksman
  • John Walber
  • David A. Waller
  • Roy S. Walzer
  • Barry and Phyllis Wang
  • Marvin and Eleanor Wasser
  • Abe J. Wasserberger
  • Richard and Tina Wasserman
  • Deborah Wein, in honor of Jean Herman
  • Dr. Alan and Donna Weinstein, in memory of parents, James and Judith Raymond
  • David N. Weinstein, in honor of Sidel and Lionel Weinstein
  • Dr. Wilfred and Marilyn Weinstein
  • Joseph Weinstock
  • Harry and Joan Weintrob
  • Solomon and Shirley Weiss
  • Ms. Denise P. Wernikoff
  • Andrea Wexler
  • Deborah and Peter Wexler
  • The Whispering Bells Foundation
  • Bayla F. White
  • Audrey and Alfred Wilner
  • Leonard M. Wilson
  • Ellen Wineberg
  • Margaret Winters and Geoffrey Nathan
  • Joan P. Wohl
  • Irving and Elaine Wolbrom
  • Eby Wold
  • Martin and Charlotte Wolpin
  • Ghita Wolpowitz, in memory of Jesse Swerdlow
  • Morris and Rebecca Wortman
  • Robin Wright
  • Dr. Steven Yellin
  • Barry and Barbara Zemel
  • Esther and Simon Zimmerman
  • Maxine Zinder
  • Barnett Zumoff
  • And four donors who wish to remain anonymous

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