04/2020 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 from February 4 – April 21, 2020.


Rabbi Simon’s Discretionary Fund

Ruth Adrian

  • in memory of Concepcion Catasus, mother of Rita Felsenthal

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • in memory of Gary Bogner

Fran & Steven Gaswirth

  • in honor of the baby naming of Brooks Gaswirth

Phyllis & Gary Gould

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Karen Haubenstock

  • in appreciation of Rabbi Simon’s wonderful support during the COVID-19 crisis

Arthur Jacobowitz

  • in honor of Rabbi Simon conducting Marvin Jacobowitz’ Shiva Minyan

Alicia & Michael LeVine

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Marcia & Anatoly Naroditsky

  • in memory of Rhoda Karpay, and in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Natasha & Jarett Rieger

  • in honor of Benjamin Rieger’s Bar Mitzvah

Lori & Malcolm Root

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root

Laura & Steve Salzer

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Michael Schine

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Janine & Michael Schwartz

  • in memory of Shirley Schwartz

Lori & David Schwartz

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root
  • in memory of Bernard Rohatiner, father of Lisa Rohatiner

Pat Taback & Family

  • in appreciation of the clergy’s care and kindness

Elaine & Otto Weitzenkorn

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Nancy & Bob Wolf

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Linda Zipkin

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Rabbi Farb’s Discretionary Fund

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • in memory of Herbert Bogner

Glenda Ganem

  • in honor of Melicent Ganem

Natasha & Jarett Rieger

  • in honor of Benjamin Rieger’s Bar Mitzvah

Michael Schine

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Pat Taback & Family

  • in appreciation of the clergy’s care and kindness

Cantor Cannizzaro’s Discretionary Fund

Margarita Almorza

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • in memory of Alice Norton, and in memory of Gary Bogner

Pamela Davis

  • in appreciation of Cantor Cannizzaro’s patience, expertise, and “up-beat” demeanor

Karen Haubenstock

  • in appreciation of Cantor Cannizzaro for a great Hebrew class

Gary Reilly

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root

Natasha & Jarett Rieger

  • in honor of Benjamin Rieger’s Bar Mitzvah

Michael Schine

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Pat Taback & Family

in appreciation of the clergy’s care and kindness


Rabbi Emeritus Discretionary Fund

Charlotte Astor

  • in honor of Manny Garcia

Linda Bogner-Norton

  • in memory of Lori Bogner-Hollander

Russell LaFuente

  • in memory of Olympia LaFuente

Rabbi Richard & Donna Birnholz Education Fund

Adele & Rafael Ribas

  • in honor of Donna Birnholz’ speedy recovery

Barbara Rosenthal & Marvin Aronovitz

  • in honor of Donna Birnholz’ speedy recovery

CSZ Endowment Fund

Beth & Carlo Franzblau

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Prayer Book Fund

Barrie & Chuck Slonim

  • in memory of Monica Epstein, wife of David Epstein

Food Bank Fund

Evelyn Straus

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish
  • in memory of Monica Epstein, wife of David Epstein

Memorial Fund

Sandy & Jim Diamond

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Cindy Spahn

  • in memory of Sam Root, father of Malcolm Root

Esther N. & Leo M. Weiss Seniors Endowment Fund

Dorothy & Burt Haskins

  • in memory of Annie Burke

Russell LaFuente

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Sustaining Fund

Nadine & Dennis Feldman

  • in honor of Ann & Ronald Rudolph’s 50th wedding anniversary
  • in honor of Marilyn & Robert Farber’s 50th wedding anniversary
  • in honor of Alex Teitelbaum’s Bar Mitzvah

Debbie & Steve Felsenthal

  • in memory of Concepcion Catasus, mother of Rita Felsenthal

Susie & Lex Goldenberg

  • in honor of Scott Jaffe for being honored by the Jewish Federation Montefiore Society
  • in honor of Mark Wolfson for being honored by the Jewish Federation Cardozo Society
  • in honor of Ian Eatroff’s Bar Mitzvah

Dana & Eric Gruman

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root

Ronald Lasday

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root

Cindy Spahn

  • in memory of Donald Gross Northey

Bobbie & Ted Taub

  • in memory of Harry Daum

Lillyan Dee Neusner Leadership Development & Long-Range Planning Fund

Mimi Osiason

  • in memory of Bernard Rohatiner, father of Lisa Rohatiner

Meyer Kotler Memorial Lecture Series Endowment Fund

Nancy Brereton

  • in honor of Adele Baydin
  • in memory of Donald Gross Northey

SchZFTY Fund

Marcie & Owen Linder

  • in honor of Dana & Eric Gruman

Merrill Marx

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine

Diane & Ron Porat

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Brotherhood Youth Endowment Fund

Anita & Howard Adlin

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Lori & David Schwartz

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Rabbi David L. Zielonka Camp Coleman Scholarship Fund

Diana & Aaron Bloom

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Cindy & Tony Minetti

  • in memory of Jerome Schine, father of Michael Schine
  • in memory of Dennis Taback, husband of Pat Taback, father of Rachael Mitchell

Susan & Robin Schwartz

  • in honor of Gail & Robert Reiss’ 50th Anniversary

Cindy Spahn

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

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

Diane & Ron Porat

  • in memory of Dennis Taback

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Fund

Mimi & Alan Aaron

  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Mary & Vincent Cassidy

  • in memory of Richard Willis, father of Allison Singer

Laureen & Scott Jaffe

  • in memory of Samuel Root, father of Malcolm Root
  • in memory of Byron Winner, grandfather of Alanna Rosenbach

Alice & Stanley Rosenthal

  • in memory of Claire Grupp
  • in memory of Seymour Grupp
  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish

Chris & Paul Singer

  • in memory of Richard Willis, father of Allison Singer

Amy Gail Buchman Preschool Endowment Fund

Bennett Singer, David Deschamps & The Sullivan Family

  • in memory of Richard Willis, father of Allison Singer

Sisterhood Floral Fund

Carole Cherry

  • in memory of Sam Cherry

Paula & Nathan Davis

  • in memory of Melinda Hirsch

Jolene & Neil Fabricant

  • in memory of Donna Fabricant
  • in memory of Molly Fabricant
  • in memory of Murray Fabricant

Nadine & Dennis Feldman

  • in memory of Ruth Zack
  • in memory of Joel Mish

Rita & Harry Felsenthal

  • in memory of Norma Felsenthal

Marianne Fisher & David Moore

  • in memory of Rose Moore

Harry Friedman

  • in memory of Barbara Friedman

Beth Gemunder

  • in memory of Ernest Markowitz, father of Howard Markowitz
  • in memory of Joel Mish, husband of Judith Mish
  • in memory of Belle Portnoy
  • in memory of Richard Willis, father of Allison Singer

Jerilyn & Stuart Goldsmith

  • in memory of Esther Goldsmith
  • in memory of Esther Roffer
  • in memory of Henry Ronson

Terrill Hameroff

  • in memory of Dora Hurwitz

Lauri & David Hochberg

  • in memory of Fay Ball
  • in memory of Fred Ball
  • in memory of Bernard Hochberg
  • in memory of Jacqueline Hochberg
  • in memory of Rebecca Hochberg
  • in memory of Simon Hochberg
  • in memory of Ben Silver
  • in memory of Sylvia Silver

Joel Karpay

  • in memory of George Karpay
  • in memory of Rhoda Karpay

Joyce Karpay

  • in memory of George Karpay

Robin & Scott Katz

  • in memory of Rose Horowitz
  • in memory of Sheldon Speilberg

Wendy Katz

  • in memory of Minnie Ebert

Gwen & Morton Kotler

  • in memory of Linus Sabean

Sara Kurtz

  • in memory of Samuel Perris

Alyce & David Kushner

  • in memory of Stanley Dreier

Ilana & Moshe Ladetzky

  • in memory of Hava Ladetzky

Lisa & Marc LeVine

  • in memory of Charles Berlin

Marcie & Owen Linder

  • in memory of Norman Linder

Brenda & Warren Mack

  • in memory of Aida Mack

Connie Mansfield

  • in memory of Marguerite Degan

Lynn Mendelsohn & Nicholas Nieves

  • in memory of Michael Mendelsohn
  • in memory of Tiba Mendelsohn

Lyris & Eric Newman

  • in memory of Greg Courson
  • in memory of Donald Davis
  • in memory of Elaine Newman
  • in memory of Helen Schanfarber
  • in memory of Rose Weiner

Rosemary Perfit

  • in memory of Hilna Wolper

Diane & Ron Porat

  • in memory of Jerry Radin

Adele & Rafael Ribas

  • in memory of Stanley Cohen

Susan & Ira Riemer

  • in memory of Sandra Riemer

Barbara Rosenthal

  • in memory of Ruth Getz
  • in memory of Al Janis
  • in memory of Belle Janis
  • in memory of Esther Kravatz

Anita & Albert Saphier

  • in memory of Sally Cushing
  • in memory of Abraham Freedman
  • in memory of Renee Freedman
  • in memory of Rosalie Lester

Linda Saul-Sena & Mark Sena

  • in memory of Joan Saul
  • in memory of M. William Saul

Stephanie & Alan Saunders

  • in memory of Alexis Saunders
  • in memory of Julius Saunders

Kailie & Maurice Shaw

  • in memory of Harold Borkowf
  • in memory of Rachel Borkowf

Faith & Charles Simmons

  • in memory of Milton Simmons

Sam Wax

  • in memory of Alexia Wax

Cynthia & Peter Zinober

  • in memory of Olga Zinober