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Annual Giving 2019–2020

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, families, foundations, corporations, and government agencies for their 2019–2020 contributions. Their generous support ensures that The CJM can continue to make the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience, through innovative exhibitions and programs that educate, challenge, and inspire.

Recognition includes donors who gave $1,000 or more during the fiscal year of July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020 and is cumulative of all gifts made within this period.


$100,000 +

The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Grants for the Arts
Eleanor Jaffe
Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
Jim Joseph Foundation
Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt
Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Seiger Family Fund in memory of Joseph Seiger

$99,999 TO $50,000

Bank of America
The Covenant Foundation
Gaia Fund
Levi Strauss & Co.
The Bernard Osher Foundation
John Pritzker Family Fund
Dorothy Saxe
Michael and Susanna Steinberg
Joyce L. Stupski
Roselyne Chroman Swig

$49,999 TO  $25,000

Judy and Robert Aptekar
California Arts Council
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Suzanne and Elliott Felson
John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Heather and Eric Green
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Joyce B. Linker
Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund
Koret Foundation
Rosanne and Al Levitt
Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
U.S. Bank Foundation
Marilyn Yolles Waldman
Wells Fargo
Anita and Ronald Wornick

$24,999 to $15,000

Adrienne Bavar and Marc Wolfe
Corduroy Media*
Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg
The David Berg Foundation
Kendra and Tom Kasten
Ron and Barbara Kaufman
Alexandra Moses
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Joshua Reynolds
David Saxe
Ruth S. Stein
Valli Benesch and Bob Tandler
The Ullendorf Memorial Foundation

$14,999 to $10,000

Matthew D. Barton
The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation
Amy and Morton Friedkin
Colleen and Robert D. Haas
Sam Hamilton and Jen Chaiken
The Ishiyama Foundation in honor of Mrs. Roselyne Chroman Swig
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Debbie and Scott Kay
Emily and Stephen Mendel
Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund
Barbara Ravizza and John Osterweis
Michael Righi
Marci Rosenfeld
Beth Rubenstein and Evan Markiewicz
San Francisco Chronicle*
Sterling Bank & Trust and the Seligman Family Foundation
Eta and Sass Somekh
Terra Foundation for American Art
Toole Family Charitable Foundation

$9,999 TO $5,400

Marsha and Ralph Guggenheim
Leslie Haddock and Kevin Linker
Susan and Russell Holdstein
Douglas Mandell
Anna Mantell
Morse Family Foundation
Benjamin and Nicole Russel-Schlesinger
Dr. Mark Strassberg and Ms. Vera Berg
Scott Ullman
Diane and Howard Zack

$5,399 to $3,600

Jennifer Moses and Ron Beller
Chronicle Books*
Steven J. Cohen
Judy and Harry Cohn
Kristin Dunlap and Jeffrey Bernstein
Mrs. Doris G. Fisher
Maurice W. Gregg
Concepcíon and Irwin Federman
Joshua Joseph
Roslyn and Donald Kahn
Julie and David Levine
Brian Lurie and Caroline Fromm Lurie
Siesel MaibachCathy and Mike Podell
Orli and Zack Rinat
Frances E. Scher
Ellice Sperber
Joelle Steefel
The Swire Family
Sean Taube
Yerba Buena Community Benefit District
Heidi Zak and Dave Spector

$3,599 to $1,800

Regina and Ralph Anavy
Pam and Larry Baer
Alvin Baum and Robert Holgate
Blueprint Services*
Lillian Cape
Adele Corvin
Stuart Corvin and Marissa Wertheimer
Yogen and Peggy Dalal
Susan and Leland David
Dr. William and Janet Eaglstein
Bunny and Steven Fayne
Danielle Foreman and Jonathan Brandon
Tom Frankel
Michelle and Robert Friend
Hagafen Cellars*
Emeri and Brad Handler
Vicki and Scott Kahn
Bonnie L. Kellogg and Tim C. Cannard
Ellen Klutznick
Arlene and Robert Kogod
Lauren S. Kogod
Richard and Paola Kulp
Randy Laroche and David Laudon
Nellie and Max Levchin
Sharon and Jay Levy
Roger M. Low
Carrie and Ronald Ludwig
Frank G. Meyer
Paulette Meyer and David Friedman
Susan Moldaw
Richard Nagler and Sheila Sasnow
Shana Nelson Middler and David Middler
Jan and Robert Newman
Roland Petersen and Caryl Ritter Petersen
Nancy and Richard Robbins
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Ira A. Roschelle MD Family Foundation
Barbara and Richard Rosenberg
Krystin Rubin and Karen Heisler
Paul Sack
Lynn and Paul Sedway
Ruth Seiler
Jeffrey Sellon and Marilyn Burns
Barbara Shragge
Dahlia Sirkin
H. Marcia Smolens and Richard Rubin
Robert Steiner and Boots Whitmer
Marjorie A. Swig
Joanne and Alan Vidinsky
Barbara Waldman and Dennis Winger
Hilary I. Zarrow

$1,799 to $1,000

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The Blatt Family Foundation
Lenore and Charles Bleadon
Liz and Richard Bordow
Maria and Jerry Brenholz
Sergey Brin
Maxine Brownstein
Elizabeth Cohen
Carol and Chuck Dunlap
Jessica and Michael Eisler
Maureen Ellenberg
Gloria and Saul Feldman
Mary and Tom Field
Randi and Bob Fisher
Jean-Louis Forcina
Gatsby Entertainment*
Hinda Gilbert
Got Light*
Donna and Steve Gothelf
Lorrie and Richard Greene
Nonie Greene and Todd Werby
Rochelle Alpert and Steven Greenwald
Margo Hackett and Robert Yagura
Daryl Messinger and James Heeger
Leni and Douglas Herst
Lyla Rose Holdstein
Susan Hyatt
Alex Ingersoll and Martin Tannenbaum
Erin and Jonathan Kahn
Alanna Klein and Greg Rubin
Eva and Richard Klein
Alicia and Evan Kletter
Leslie S. KogodIris and Harold Korol
Catherine and James Koshland
Michael Kossman
Arlene and Steve Krieger
Jill Kulick and Bruce Bienenstock
Richard Laiderman and Jung-Wha Song
Dr. Lawrence S. Lipkind
Jeffery A. Magnin
Marlene Mann
Alan Mark and Jeffrey Fraenkel
Sandra Monteko-Sherman
Tobey Moss
Lynne Newhouse and Ed Segal
Alexander Nourafshan
Sonja and Hendrik Ohldag, Olive and Chief
Nancy and Steven Oliver
Davida and Michael Rabbino
Norman and Karen Rosen
Toby and Robert Rubin
Charles H. Russell-Schlesinger
Shelley and Loren Saxe
Betty and Jack Schafer
Dana and Gary Shapiro
Esther and Barry Sherman
Leonard Shustek and Donna Dubinsky
Cindy and Stephen Snow
Marian Scheuer Sofaer and Abraham D. Sofaer
Britex Fabrics
Vera and Harold Stein
Sarah and John Esterkyn
Jean and Michael Strunsky
LJ Strunsky and James Steinle
Bruce Stuart
Sara and Don Sweet
Bob and Carol Tessler
Richard J. Thalheimer
Mary Ann Tonkin
Walnut Fund
Gail and Arne Wagner
Elizabeth Zitrin
Victoria and Richard Zitrin

*In-kind donation.

In Honor / In Memory of

In Memory

Dan Benatar
Barry Freeman Frances Geballe
Richard Gregory
Robert Alan Goldstein
Robert Harris
John M. Mattingly
Stephan Primack
Pauline Proschan
Betty Lee Roman
Joseph Seiger
Alan Stein
Murry Waldman

In Honor

Fraidy Aber
Riva Berelson
Cara Buchalter
Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg
Betty Elman
Elliott Felson
Jake Felson's Bar Mitzvah
Olivia Felson's Bat Mitzvah
Bob Haas
Caryn Huberman
Kerry King
Dr. Catherine P. Koshland and Mr. James Koshland
David Levine
Joyce B. Linker
Phyllis Moldaw
Dorothy Saxe
Lori Starr
Roselyne Chroman Swig

the legacy society

The Legacy Society recognizes and honors the vision and generosity of individuals who safeguard the future of The Contemporary Jewish Museum by including The Museum in their estate plans.

By including The CJM in your estate plans, you can enjoy a variety of opportunities and benefits while helping support The CJM’s mission.

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Riva and David Berelson
Amy and Matt Berler
Basil Bernstein
Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg
Ariel Grey
Nancy Igdaloff
Wendy Kesser
Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt
Al Levitt
Connie Levy
Joyce B. Linker
Melody Marks
Sumner and Hermine Marshall
Emily and Stephen Mendel
Alexandra Moses
Christine Russell and Mark Schlesinger
Dorothy R. Saxe
Adrienne and Norman Schlossberg
Shelli Semler and Kyle Bach
Esther and Barry Sherman
Barbara Shragge
Ruth S. Stein
Susanna and Michael Steinberg
Roselyne Chroman Swig
Tad Taube
Marilyn Waldman
Constance Wolf
Howard and Barbara Wollner
Anita and Ronald C. Wornick

(as of 8.2020)