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For weddings, anniversaries, bar and bat mitzvahs, birthdays, graduations, holidays, yartzeits or other special occasions, tributes honor and recognize those close to you and help our Jewish community locally and worldwide.

 
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Newburgh, NY 12550

WE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE GIFTS MADE TO THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ORANGE COUNTY BY THE FOLLOWING DONORS AS TRIBUTES.

MARCH 2021

  • To the Sobel Family Endowment by Marsha and Morris Sobel in honor of Ian Rieger’s special birthday.
  • To the Zachor Anti-Semitism Initiative by Roger and Elizabeth Moss for supporting programs that engage the public in awareness of prejudice of all kinds.
  • To PJ Library by Cheryl and Elliot Tetenbaum.
  • To PJ Library in honor of Sheila Levinstein by Pamela Mason.

 

FEBRUARY 2021

  • By Marilyn Schwartz in honor of Sharon Ball for arranging many stimulating zoom programs.
  • By Bena KaneGraber in memory of her dear friend Evette Katlin. A card was sent to Hazzan Art Katlin and family.
  • To the Leslie A. Handler Endowment in memory of George Handler by Connie and David Littman and Elfie Littman.
  • BY Dr. Gary and Judy Knee in memory of Roberta Frischman. A card was sent to the family.
  • In memory of Elfie Littman by Gail and Ken Oliver.
  • In memory of Elfie Littman by Raena Korenman.
  • In memory of Elfie Littman by Rissa and Lee Cutler
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment in memory of Elfie Littman by Marsha and Morris Sobel.

 

JANUARY 2021

  • To the Leslie A. Handler Endowment in memory of George Handler:
    --The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County Board of Trustees
    --Michael and Rita Forrester
    --Marla & Scott Levinson & Family
  • To the Pomerantz Endowment in honor of Paul Pomerantz’s birthday by Joan Truman Augello
  • By Louise and Dean Scher in memory of Michael Roth, in memory of Susan and Louis Scher and in honor of Jude Michael Zigrosser Scher
  • In memory of Ron Sack’s mother by Harvey and Jean Kallus
  • In memory of Bessie Freundlich’s mother by Barbara Zerner.
  • To the Kaye Family Endowment in honor of Barry Kaye by Leslie and Glenn Green
  • In honor of Brandon Taub’s engagement by Raena Korenman
  • In memory of Rachel McKible by Karen Levin. A card was sent to her sons Adam and Joshua
  • In memory of Miriam Snyder by Karen Levin. A card was sent to her daughter Diane Travers
  • To the Pearl Cohn Endowment in memory of Isaac Landerer by Marlene and Michael Cohn. A card has been sent to Mrs. Aviva Landerer
  • To the Pearl Cohn Endowment in memory of Vivian Breitman by Marlene and Michael Cohn. A card has been sent to Mr. Robert Breitman
  • In memory of Malka Mann by Abbe and Joe Distelburger. A card was sent to Sharon Sasson
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment in memory of Rachel McKible by Marsha and Morris Sobel

 

DECEMBER 2020

The following have made donations to the Leslie A. Handler Endowment in memory of George Handler. Cards have been sent to Lois Handler and Family.

Michelle, Alyssa and Sam Rider   Amy Kreisberg and Michael Nathan
Ken and Gwen Asher Jim and Phyllis Strauss
Pam Sandler Mona and Ian Rieger
Barbara and Jerry Wittne Elaine Fried
Raena Korenman Lorraine Wernow
Harvey and Helena Mickelson Marsha and Morris Sobel
Shana Strasser William and Mary Murphy
Andrea Dubroff Linda and Marty Dlugatz
Donna Katz  Ken and Linda Madoff
Daniel Hulse Gertrude Bowen
Ita Rahilly and Louis Fish Strategies for Wealth/Josh Becker
Jerry and Audrey Harnik Joshua Rider and Laurie Goldman
Gail and Ken Oliver Zelda and Harold Kaplan
Karen Levin

The following have made donations in memory of George Handler. Cards have been sent to Lois Handler and Family
Amy (Pariser) & Rob Wexler
Janis Meyer  
Brenda and Howard Epstein
David Levin and Jennifer Lehma

  • A donation has been made in memory of Roz Ruhm, mother of Jay Ruhm, by Sheila & Eliot Hermon. A card has been sent to the Ruhm family in Spring Valley.
  • A donation has been made to the Pearl Cohn Endowment in honor of the wedding of Tzippy and Zevi Friedman by Marlene and Michael Cohn.
  • A donation has been made in memory of Roger Farber by Mr. Joel and Dr. Michelle Appelbaum.  A card has been sent to Bettina Farber.
  • A donation has been made in memory of Florence Sacks, mother of Ron Sacks and grandmother of Lisa Sacks by Marsha and Morris Sobel. 
  • A donation has been made in honor of Georgia Mason and Sharon Ball, staff of the Jewish Federation, for all that they do by Pam and David Levine.
  • A donation has been made in memory of Harold Levine by The Travers Family Foundation

 

NOVEMBER 2020

  • A donation was made in honor of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub’s Major Gifts recognition by Leon and Suzanne Schein.
  • A donation was made in honor of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub’s Major Gifts recognition by Beverly Goetschius.
  • A donation was made in memory of Polly Grenis by Karen Levin and a card was sent to Michael Grenis.
  • A donation was made in memory of Barnett and Dorothy Corb by Drs. Philip and Jennifer Wilken and a card was sent to Philip’s parents.
  • A donation was made in honor of Rabbis Rachel and Marcus Rubenstein by Cynthia and Joel Weintraub.
  • A donation was made in honor of the Major Gifts recognition of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub and Nava and Joe Herzog by Suzanne and Jack Berkowitz.
  • A donation was made in honor of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub’s Major Gifts recognition by Jane Friedland.
  • A donation was made in honor of Benjamin Ostrer by Leslie Green.

 

OCTOBER 2020

  • In honor of Nava and Joe Herzog’s Major Gifts recognition by Barbara Leis Baker.
  • In honor of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub’s Major Gifts recognition by Pam & Alan Shanker.
  • In honor of Cynthia and Joel Weintraub’s Major Gifts recognition by Joyce and Jack Rubenstein.
  • To the Pearl Cohn Endowment Fund and a card was sent to Eliyahu Tzvi Cohen in honor of his Bar Mitzvah by Marlene & Michael Cohn.

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Endowment in memory of Sharon and Jerry Goldberg’s Aunt Agie from Ann and Mark Fink.
  • By Leslie and Marc Kallus and Family in honor of Harvey Kallus’ birthday.
  • By Scott and Stacey Rosmarin in honor of Rabbi Rachel Rubenstein for officiating at Jaclyn and Jordan’s wedding.
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Endowment in memory of Sharon and Jerry Goldberg’s Aunt Agie from Betsy and Paul Utnick.

 

AUGUST 2020

  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Endowment in honor of Sawyer Benjamin, newest grandson of Sharon and Jerry Goldberg from Ellen and Irv Newman.
  • In memory of Mark Stern, to Linda Stern and family from Karen Levin.
  • In memory of Miriam Unger, to Dr. Martin Unger from Dr. & Mrs. Jerome Wittner.
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment in Memory of Steve Bloom, father of Nancy Gross from Marsha and Morris Sobel.
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Endowment in honor of Sawyer Benjamin, newest grandson of Sharon and Jerry Goldberg from Ann and Mark Fink.
  • In honor of the Bar Mitzvah of Max, grandson of Joan and Michael Gittelsohn from Karen Levin.

 

JULY 2020

  • To the Leslie A Handler Endowment by Lois and George Handler in honor of Marhsa Sobel, Lorraine Wernow and Gail Oliver for their wonderful work and dedication.
  • To the 2020 Annual Campaign by Janet A. Rosenthal Davis in memory of Sidney and Hilda Rosenthal.
  • In memory of Hilda Spiegl, mother of Michael Spiegl, by Sheila and Eliot Herman.
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment by Marsha and Morris Sobel in memory of Diana Levy.
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment by Marsha and Morris Sobel in memory of Elaine Zimmerman, mother of Craig Zimmerman.
  • To the Sobel Family Endowment by Marsha and Morris Sobel in memory of Herman Sobel.
  • In honor of Dr. Leslie Green by Sharon Ball on behalf of Allie Golan.

JUNE 2020

In Honor of our Women of Valor:

  • Betty Grossman
  • Bessie Freundlich
  • Jeffrey Rubin
  • Harvey Kallus
  • Paula Spector
  • Kathy Falber
  • Joan Berkley
  • Minna Levine
  • Lynne Arnold
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Fund in memory of Jerome Spector by Ann and Mark Fink.
  • To PJ Library in memory of Roy Gittleman by Barbara Zerner, with a card sent to Linda Levinson & Family.
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Fund in memory of Jerome Spector by Ann and Mark Fink.
  • In honor of Sheila Levinstein’s very special birthday by Pamela Mason.
  • In honor of Helen Roth’s very special birthday by Pamela Mason.
  • In honor of Lorraine Wernow for her Women of Valor recognition from Pamela and Georgia Mason
  • In honor of Paula Blumenau for her Women of Valor recognition from Bessie Freundlich.
  • To PJ Library in honor of Helen Roth’s 102nd birthday by her daughter, Louise and Dean, Erica and Alex Scher.