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Annual Giving 2017–2018

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, families, foundations, corporations, and government agencies. Their generous support ensures that The CJM makes the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience. These gifts enable The Museum to accomplish this mission through innovative exhibitions and programs that educate, challenge, and inspire.

Recognition includes donors giving $1,000 or more between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Donors are recognized at their largest contribution.


$100,000 +

Anonymous (2)
Helen Diller Family Foundation
Gaia Fund
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Grants for the Arts
Jim Joseph Foundation
Koret Foundation
Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt
Nellie and Max Levchin
Millennium Partners
Dorothy R. Saxe
Seiger Family Foundation

$99,999 TO $50,000

Bank of America
Suzanne and Elliott Felson
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Phyllis Moldaw
The Bernard Osher Foundation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
The Lisa & John Pritzker Family Fund
Michael and Susanna Steinberg
Roselyne Chroman Swig
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

$49,999 TO  $25,000

Judy and Robert Aptekar
Adrienne Bavar and Marc Wolfe
Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg
The Covenant Foundation
Wendy Kesser
Joyce B. Linker
Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
National Endowment for the Arts
Northern Trust
Shelli Semler and Kyle Bach
Fred Levin and Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation, in memory of Ben and A. Jess Shenson
Jennifer and Tony Smorgon
Ruth and Alan z"l Stein
US Bank
Marilyn and Murry Waldman
Wells Fargo
Ronald and Anita Wornick

$24,999 to $15,000

Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation
Norman Berkman
California Arts Council
Naomi and Jeffrey Caspe
Anne Germanacos
Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, The Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Al and Rosanne Levitt
Siesel Maibach
Shana Nelson Middler and David Middler
Esther and Barry Sherman
Taube Philanthropies for Jewish Life and Culture
Diane B. Wilsey
Howard and Barbara Wollner
Yerba Buena Community Benefit District

$14,999 to $10,000

David Agger
Matt Barton
Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust
Riva and David Berelson, Jr. in memory of Gita and Henry Baigelman
Amy and Matt Berler
Harry and Judy Cohn
Yamileé Bermingham and Douglas Winthrop
Sally-Ann and Ervin Epstein, Jr.
Toole Family Charitable Foundation
Miranda Lux Foundation
GCI General Contractors
Marcia and John Goldman
Chara Schreyer and Gordon Freund
Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
The Ishiyama Foundation in honor of Mrs. Roselyne Chroman Swig
Kendra and Tom Kasten
Barbara and Ron Kaufman
Laura and David Krane
Julie and David Levine
Caroline and Brian Lurie
Doug Mandell
Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund
Ellice and James Papp
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
Lara and Antony Ritch
Barbara and Richard Rosenberg
Marci Rosenfeld
Beth Rubenstein and Evan Markiewicz
David Saxe
Seligman Family Foundation
Ellice Sperber
Carol M. Swig
The Ullendorff Memorial Foundation
The Walnut Fund
Jamie Weinstein
WRNS Studio
Diane and Howard Zack

$9,999 TO $5,400

Pam and Larry Baer
Alvin Baum and Robert Holgate
Valli Benesch and Bob Tandler
Maria and Jerry Brenholz
Britex Fabrics*
Carbon Five*
Chronicle Books*
Sam Hamilton and Jen Chaiken
Susan and Russell Holdstein
Jung-Wha Song and Richard Laiderman
Jan and Bob Newman
Irving and Varda Rabin Foundation of The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay
Benjamin and Nicole Russell-Schlesinger
Lynn and Paul Sedway
Marjorie A. Swig

$5,399 to $3,600

Linda and Andrew Ach
Dr. Mark Strassberg and Ms. Vera Berg
The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation
Consulate General of Israel of the Pacific Northwest
Mrs. Donald G. Fisher
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
The Morse Family Foundation
Amy and Morton Friedkin
Got Light*
Debbie and Scott Kay
Laura and Gary Lauder
Emily and Stephen Mendel
Carol Moldaw, in honor of her mother Phyllis Moldaw
Susan Moldaw in honor of her mother Phyllis Moldaw
Jennifer Moses and Ron Beller
Dalia Sirkin
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Françoise and Andrew Skurman
Sean Taube
Scott Ullman

$3,500 to $1,800

Athena Wealth Strategies
Eileen and Ralph Battat
Blueprint Studios*
Stephanie and Mark Breitbard
Sergey Brin
Marilyn Burns and Jeffrey Sellon
Libi Cape
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP
Steven J. Cohen
Howard A. Cooper
Adele K. Corvin
Janet and William Eaglstein
Concepción and Irwin Federman
William D. Fidelholtz
Alan P. Mark and Jeffrey A. Fraenkel
Albert and Eleanor z''l Fraenkel
Tom Frankel
Michell and Robert Friend
Shira Gasarch
Leslie and Alex Gleser
Lisa and Douglas Goldman
Donna and Steven Gothelf
Grant Thornton LLP
Maurice W. Gregg
Hagafen Cellars*
Emeri and Brad Handler
Zehava and Reuven Itelman
Jewish Women's Book Group
Vicki and Scott Kahn
Roslyn and Donald Kahn
Ellen and Douglas Kahn
Robert and Nicole Keller
Eva and Richard Klein
Lauren S. Kogod
Leslie S. Kogod
Michael Kossman
Alan and Carole Kushnir
Carol Sue Lebbin-Spector and Phillip Spector
Jacqueline and Marc Leland
Sharon and Jay Levy
Roger M. Low
Lucy Hume and Nicholas Koukopoulos
Ronald and Carrie Ludwig
David and Alex Lyon
Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow
Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery
Roland Petersen and Caryl Ritter Petersen
Alan Pomerantz
Orli and Zack Rinat
Nancy and Richard Robbins
Arthur Rock and Toni Rembe Rock
Ira A. Roschelle MD Family Foundation
Krystin Rubin and Karen Heisler
Shelley and Loren Saxe
Charlene and Bart Schachter
Ruth Seiler
H. Marcia Smolens and Richard Rubin
Heidi and Dave Spector
Lori Starr and Rick Oginz
Susan Swig
Ingrid Tauber and Frank Tafuro
Joanne and Alan Vidinsky
Abby and Vitaly Vorobeychik
Barbara Waldman
Wetherby Asset Management
Robert M. Steiner and Claire E. Whitmer
Hilary Zarrow
Betty Zlatchin Catering*
Mary and Harold Zlot

$1,700 to $1,000

Lisa Acree and Mark Selcow
Anonymous (2)
Clara Basile
Joelle Benioff
Lenore and Charles Bleadon
Lisa Douglas and Steve Pearlmutter
Sharon and Stephen Edelman
Sara and Chris Ehrlich
Congregation Emanu-El
Sarah Steiner-Esterkyn and John Esterkyn
Gloria and Saul Feldman
Judith and Jean-Louis Forcina
Harold Friedman
Paulette J. Meyer and David Friedman
Jessica Furr
Gatsby Entertainment*
Hinda Gilbert
GLS Landscape/ Architecture
Enid and Ronald Goodman
Susen Grossman
Nina and Claude Gruen
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr Fund
Eileen and Scott Hoffinger
Andrea and Zack Kellerman
Bonnie Kellogg
Kay and Barry Kesser
Iris and Harold Korol
Arlene and Steve Krieger
Richard and Paola Kulp
Irene and Howard  Levine
Roger and Melinda Levy
Dr. Lawrence S. Lipkind
Susan and Jay Mall
Marlene Mann
Bruce and Naomi Mann
Frank G. Meyer
Myrna and Hyman Mitchner
Simona Morris
Joanna Moss and Robert Sonderegger
Deborah and Andy Rappaport
Joshua Reynolds
Richard J. Thalheimer
Norman and Karen Rosen
Susan and Alan Rothenberg
Charles H. Russell-Schlesinger
Paul Sack
Ana Saygi
Arlene Schnitzer
Dana and Gary Shapiro
Leonard Shustek
Stacey Silver and Jon Yolles
Joelle Steefel
Bruce Stuart
Don and Sara Sweet
Juddson Taube
Mary Ann Tonkin
Annie Ulevitch
Gail and Arne Wagner
Todd Werby and Nonie Greene
Connie Wolf
Richard and Victoria Zitrin

*In-kind donation.

In Honor / In Memory of

In Memory

Andi Arrick
Robert H. Braun
Adrienne Butvinik
Gita and Henry Baigelman
Jeremy Dosetter
Myrna Frankel
Debbi Goodman-Smith
Herb Horwich
Beth Karren
Joanne Marsh Klein
Allen Moss
Diana Rowlands
Alan Stein
Joyce Waldman

In Honor

Judy and Robert Aptekar
Rachel Breuer
Sennen Percy Coleman
Phyllis and David Cook
Elliott Felson
David Krane
Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt
Susan Light
Siesel Maibach
Shana and David Middler
Phyllis Moldaw
Alison Negrin
Marci Rosenfeld
Dorothy Saxe
Jennifer and Tony Smorgon
Heidi and Dave Spector
Roselyne Chroman Swig
Marilyn and Murry Waldman
Anita and Ronald Wornick

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.

Join us and enjoy a variety of opportunities and benefits as you make a commitment to The CJM’s mission.

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

(as of 8.2018)