09/2020 September 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 from September 1 – September 29, 2020.


Rabbi Simon’s Discretionary Fund

Lindsay & Josh Bomstein

  • In memory of Leo Krawetz, husband of Lisa Krawetz, father of Isabella and Chloe Krawetz, cousin of Lynn Heller and Mark Heller

Jamie & Jerry Holschauer

  • In honor of Landon Holschauer’s Bar Mitzvah

Traci & Daniel Klein

  • In memory of Bill Saffren, husband of Anna Saffren

Amanda & Stephen Saft

  • In appreciation of Rabbi Simon and his support

Pattie & Adrian Schreiber

  • In memory of Geraldine Gambrel
  • In memory of David Levin, son of Beth & Daniel Levin
  • In memory of Ernest Markowitz
  • In memory of Fred Merriam, husband of Lynne Merriam, father of Rod Keskiner and Aydin Keskiner
  • In memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish
  • In memory of Bernard Rohatiner
  • In memory of Jerome Schine
  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein
  • In memory of Dennis Taback

Letitia Stein Pendygraft & Daniel Stein

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Myron Thorner

  • In memory of Leo Krawetz, husband of Lisa Krawetz, father of Isabella and Chloe Krawetz, Cousin of Lynn Heller and Mark Heller
  • In memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish
  • In memory of Nancy Miller, wife of Jeffrey Miller
  • In memory of Fred Merriam, husband of Lynne Merriam, father of Rod Keskiner and Aydin Keskiner

Hilary & Brent Waluzak

  • In honor of the baby naming of their son, Evan James Waluzak

Alison & John Waterman

  • In honor of the birth of their children, Sydney and David Waterman

Paula & Carl Zielonka

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Cantor Cannizzaro’s Discretionary Fund

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • In memory of Marie Norton

Beth Hirsch

  • In honor of Kenneth Pressman

Jamie & Jerry Holschauer

  • In honor of Cantor Cannizzaro’s help with Landon’s Bar Mitzvah

Rabbi Emeritus Discretionary Fund

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • In memory of Richard Norton

Robin Golin

  • In appreciation of Rabbi Birnholz’ help

Jan Knapik

Letitia Stein Pendygraft & Daniel Stein

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Rabbi Richard & Donna Birnholz Education Fund

Meg & Gary Moskovitz

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein
  • In memory of Dorothy Skop, mother of Dennis Skop

Cemetery Fund

The Goldfeder Family


Esther N. & Leo M. Weiss Seniors Endowment Fund

Marla & Bob Rothstein

  • In memory of Bill Saffren, husband of Anna Saffren

Sustaining Fund

Nicole Aikens-Gross

Steven Atran

Raymond Benjamin

Michael Cohn

  • In honor of The Soschin Family

Lynn Culbreath

Samantha Diaz

Susie & Lex Goldenberg

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Jamie Haischer

  • In memory of James Haischer

Joel Halprin

Elizabeth Herman

Beth Hirsch

Charleen & Len Jaffe

  • In memory of Florence Mandelbaum, wife of Alvin Mandelbaum and mother of Sam Mandelbaum

Sharon King

  • In memory of Bill Saffren, husband of Anna Saffren

Gwen & Morton Kotler

Stacy & Michael Leeds

  • In memory of Ina Rae Levy, mother of Jonathan Levy

Martha Loewenthal

  • In memory of Steven Loewenthal

Judi & Steve Pollak

Roberto Reho

Andrew Ross

Jesse Schein

Shelly & Chuck Segal

  • In memory of Florence Mandelbaum, wife of Alvin Mandelbaum and mother of Sam Mandelbaum

Florence & Ronald Shepps

  • In memory of Bill Saffren, husband of Anna Saffren

Temple Emanuel of McAllen

Jennifer, Darrell & Parker Williams


Meyer Kotler Memorial Lecture Series Endowment Fund

Lucille & Lawrence Falk


SchZFTY Fund

Lidia Epel

  • In honor of Eliana & Gil Bloom

Fannie & Mits Zamore

  • In memory of Dorothy Skop, mother of Dennis Skop

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

Alyce & David Kushner

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Fund

Merrill Marx

Sharon & Bruce Gobioff

  • In memory of Lydia Lombardo

Jerilyn & Stuart Goldsmith

  • In honor of the birth of Marilyn & Robert Farber’s grandson

Gladys & David Herckis

  • In honor of Rosalind Millar’s recovery

Lyn & Barry Meyerson

  • In memory of Edward Stein, husband of Sherry Stein, and father of Letitia Stein-Pendygraft, Daniel Stein, David Stein, and Edward Stein

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Endowment Fund

Sharon & Bruce Gobioff

  • In honor of Dorothy Felber

Bonnie & Harold Rubinstein

  • In memory of Bill Saffren, husband of Anna Saffren

Sisterhood Floral Fund

Paula & Nathan Davis

  • In memory of Jack Hirsch

Marilyn & Robert Farber

  • In memory of Anna Steinhauser

Frances Friedman Williams

  • In memory of George Levy

Jerilyn & Stuart Goldsmith

  • In memory of Rae Ronson
  • In memory of Adrienne Ross

Audrey Haubenstock

  • In memory of Florence Mandelbaum

Elisabeth Reading

  • In memory of Anthony Reading

Bobbie Reed

  • In memory of Ben Lasky

Francine & David Rosenberg

  • In memory of Mildred Kashuk
  • In memory of Harry Rosenberg

Barbara Rosenthal

  • In memory of Robert Getzoff

Selma Rothseid

  • In memory of Gertrude Isserman
  • In memory of Myron Isserman
  • In memory of Phil Kaye
  • In memory of Robert Wollman

Richard Rudolph

  • In memory of Diane Golman
  • In memory of Franci Rudolph

Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood

  • In memory of Edward Stein

Adrianne Sundheim

  • In memory of Stanley Bauer

Elaine & Otto Weitzenkorn

  • In memory of Arnold Weitzenkorn