04/2021 April Donations

Thank you for supporting our synagogue.

We appreciate the thoughtfulness of those who remember and honor their loved ones and friends through contributions made to our Temple Funds. If you would like to make a donation, please visit our donations page. The following gifts were received in April 2021.


Rabbi Simon’s Discretionary Fund

Margarita Almorza

  • In honor of Seth Barack’s Bar Mitzvah

Gilda Atkins

  • In memory of Jillian Blyth Miller

Law Offices of Cheryl Baffa

  • In honor of the wedding of Ruth Baffa & Thomas Waters

Teddi & Benjie Bloomston

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Joann & Roy Branner

  • In memory of Shirley & Seymour Brannermosko

Amy & Joseph Brun

  • In honor of Adler Brun’s Bar Mitzvah

Janet Goldberg McEnery

Phyllis & Gary Gould

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Elaine & Geoffrey Gross

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Eva & Bill Gruman

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Lynn & Richard Levine

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Lynn Mendelsohn & Nicholas Nieves

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Rosalynne & Arthur Miller

  • In memory of Jillian Blyth Miller

Eliane & Joseph Probasco

  • In honor of Aviva Probasco’s Bat Mitzvah

Allen Root

  • In memory of Edith Greenberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Claire & Rob Roth

  • In honor of the Roth wedding

Phyllis Solomon

  • In honor of the baby naming of Sutton Salemme

Evelyn Straus

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Rochelle & Steven Walk

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Elaine & Otto Weitzenkorn

  • In memory of Trudy Levine

Debra & Scott Zepeda

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Joan Zinober

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Rabbi Weiss’ Discretionary Fund

Eliane & Joseph Probasco

  • In honor of Aviva Probasco’s Bat Mitzvah

Adrianne Sundheim

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Cantor Cannizzaro’s Discretionary Fund

Gilda Atkins

Amy & Joseph Brun

  • In honor of Adler Brun’s Bar Mitzvah

Lynn Heller

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Lynne & Larry Hyman

  • In honor of Cantor Cannizzaro

Eliane & Joseph Probasco

  • In honor of Aviva Probasco’s Bat Mitzvah

Elaine Stupp

  • In honor of Cantor Cannizzaro receiving the Sisterhood YES Fund Award

Rabbi Emeritus Discretionary Fund

Anita & Howard Adlin

  • In memory of Gloria Barr

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • In memory of Carol Rosen Grey
  • In memory of Lori Bogner-Hollander

Micah Kushner

  • In appreciation of Rabbi Richard Birnholz’ generosity

Capital Improvement Fund

Ann & Ronald Rudolph

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

CSZ Endowment Fund

Eliane & Joseph Probasco

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Food Bank Fund

Susan Kessler and Jeffrey Berger

  • In honor of Joan Wadler’s selection by CSZ for Woman of Distinction

Sisterhood Social Action Fund

Nancy Cohen Oderkirk

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Diane & Ron Porat

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Education Pillar Fund

Barbara Freid

  • In honor of Mirabelle Vocke

Esther N. & Leo M. Weiss Seniors Endowment Fund

Jean & Leonard Gilbert

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Dorothy & Burt Haskins

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Lynn Heller

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Patricia Kalish

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Susan Kessler and Jeffrey Berger

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Traci & Daniel Klein

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Lynn & Richard LeVine

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Diane & Ron Porat

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Elaine Stupp

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Sustaining Fund

Alan Arkin

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Gail & Craig Bachove

  • In memory of Eugene Paul, father of Charles Paul

Russell Blumenthal

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Jodi Cohen

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Toby Crystal

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Susan & Tom Freeman

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Audrey Haubenstock

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Laureen & Scott Jaffe

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Elizabeth & David Kennedy

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Elise & Gar Lippincott

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Elke Lubin

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Richard Rudolph

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

The Scher, Golding, and Bray Families

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Bobbie & Ted Taub

University Consultants of America Client Managers and Editors

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Lauren Wagner

  • In memory of Sara Nachamkis

Nancy & Anthony Weiss

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Lillyan Dee Neusner Leadership Development & Long-Range Planning Fund

Joan Altshuler and Lee Rubin & Family

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Mimi Osiason

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Doris Verkauf

Rabbi David L. Zielonka Camp Coleman Scholarship Fund

Betty Cohen

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Meg & Gary Moskovitz

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Evelyn Mayer, mother of June Kraff
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Leslie & John Osterweil

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Cindy Spahn

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Bev & Arnie Tannenbaum

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Sharon & Wally Wallace

  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Julia M. & Samuel L. Flom Religious School Scholarship Fund

Donna & Tom Wood

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Julia M. & Samuel L. Flom Religious School Special Projects Fund

Ann Rubin Goldman

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Saunie & Shelah Mendelson

  • In honor of Jackson Lipschutz’ Bar Mitzvah

Janice & Paul Sherman

  • In memory of Evelyn Mayer, mother of June Kraff

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Fund

Laureen & Scott Jaffe

  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Merideth & Robert Newman

  • In honor of Eric Newman’s birthday

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Endowment Fund

Cookie & Booky Buchman

  • In memory of Doris Magid Verkauf
  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg
  • In memory of Michael LeVine, husband of Alicia LeVine, father of Marc LeVine and Robert LeVine, and grandfather of Lauren Wagner

Sharon & Bruce Gobioff

  • In memory of Larry Cohen

Ashley Simon-Castro & Jason Castro

  • In memory of Regina Konsker
  • In memory of Abraham Konsker
  • In memory of Elaine Shimberg, wife of Hinks Shimberg, mother of Kasey Kelly, Scott Shimberg, and Michael Shimberg

Sisterhood Floral Fund

Carole Cherry

  • In memory of Ben Safer

Paula & Nathan Davis

  • In memory of Melinda Hirsch

Marilyn & Robert Farber

  • In memory of Beatrice Farber
  • In memory of Sol Farber

Marianne Fisher & David Moore

  • In memory of Charlotte Fisher

Pat & Mitch Forman

  • In memory of Geraldine Gambrel

Jerilyn & Stuart Goldsmith

  • In memory of Esther Goldsmith

Sheila Katt-Beck & Thomas Beck

  • In memory of David Katt
  • In memory of Selma Ginsberg

Alicia LeVine

  • In memory of Sylvia Berlin

Lisa & Marc LeVine

  • In memory of Sylvia Berlin

Marcia & Owen Linder

  • In memory of Norman Linder

Martha Loewenthal

  • In memory of William Loewenthal

Brenda & Warren Mack

  • In memory of Aida Mack

Linda & Evin Netzer

  • In memory of Mollie Pier

Lyris & Eric Newman

  • In memory of Julius Newman
  • In memory of Louis Weiner

Adele & Rafael Ribas

  • In memory of Ruth Wies
  • In memory of Hazel Cohen

Barbara Rosenthal

  • In memory of Esther Kravatz
  • In memory of Al Janis
  • In memory of Belle Janis

Ann & Ronald Rudolph

  • In memory of George Bladen

Rochelle Seiden

  • In memory of Martin Seiden

Beth Wagner

  • In memory of Albert Wagner

Cynthia & Peter Zinober

  • In memory of Olga Zinober

Ellen Zusman

  • In memory of Jack Zusman