Donors

The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation gratefully acknowledges these donors whose 2017 gifts bring the legacy of the Jewish partisans to young people everywhere — inspiring them to combat antisemitism and oppression in their own lives.

Legacy Donors: $25,000+

Suzanne and Elliott Felson
In memory of Don Felson (z''l) and of Stan Felson (z''l)

Heritage Donors: $18,000 to $24,999

Carolyn and Andrew Albstein
In honor of Debrah Lee Charatan and Steven Holm

Aviva and Charles Blaichman
In memory of Jewish partisan Cesia Blaichman (z’’l)

Frank Blaichman
In memory of Jewish partisan Cesia Blaichman (z’’l)

Debrah Lee Charatan and Steven Holm

Sherry and Joseph Felson
In honor of Elliott Felson

 

Rose Holm

Gloria and Laurence Lieberman

Jackie and Dan Safier
In honor of Elliott Felson

Bella Sekons
In memory of Jewish partisan Cesia Blaichman (z''l)

Patron Donors: $10,000 to $17,999

Caryn and Michael Bedzow

Dr. Sara and Dr. Charles Bedzow

Matthew Clay
In honor of Steven Holm

Mem Dryan Bernstein
In honor of Elliott Felson

Stephen Farber
In honor of Steven Holm

Esther and Dr. Allan Feingold

First American Title Company

Lisa and Doug Goldman Fund
In honor of Elliott Felson

Bonnie and Stuart Kotler
In memory of Leah and Abraham Kotler (z''l)

Kushner Companies Charitable Foundation

Seryl and Charles Kushner
In memory of Rae and Joseph Kushner (z''l)

Marcia and Alan Lazowski
In honor of Ruth and Rabbi Philip Lazowski

Chaim Levin
In honor of Jewish partisan Benjamin Levin

Sonia Orbuch

Paul Orbuch and Lisa King
In honor of Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch

Daniel Oster (z''l)

Petrasek Family

Frances and Howard Shapiro

Diane and Howard Wohl

Harry Zelwin
In memory of Jewish partisans Ida and Samuel Zelwin (z''l)

Ilene Zelwin-Boro and Larry Boro
In memory of Jewish partisans Ida and Samuel Zelwin (z''l)

Ronna and Robert Zelwin
In memory of Jewish partisans Ida and Samuel Zelwin (z''l)

Guardian Donors: $5,000 to $9,999

Dana and Robert Blum
In honor of Elliott Felson

Phyllis and David Cook
In honor of Elliott Felson

Hannah S. and Samuel A. Cohen Memorial Foundation

Counsel Abstract Inc.

Alan Feldman

The Feldman Agency

Rick Felson
In honor of Elliott Felson's commitment and dedication to
JPEF
In memory of Don Felson (z''l) and Stan Felson (z''l) and
celebrating all Jewish partisans

Rebecca and Alexander Folkman

Tzippy and Dr. Jack Gruber
In memory of Jewish partisan Samuel Gruber (z''l)

Rhonda and Richard Kahn
In honor of Steven Holm

Linda and Mark Karasick
In honor of Steven Holm

Danielle and Harry Karten
In memory of Jewish partisans Julia and Isidore Karten (z''l)

Kim and Jonathan Kushner

Lee and Murray Kushner

Cynthia Neiditch

Barbara and Richard Rosenberg
In honor of Elliott Felson's continued outstanding leadership in bringing Partisan education to Jewish and broader communities

Rachel and Harry Skydell
In honor of Steven Holm

Winne Banta, LLC

Diane and Howard Zack
In honor of Elliott Felson

Sustaining Donors: $2,500 to $4,999

Albert and Ralph Berger
In memory of Jewish partisans Frances and Murray Berger (z''l)

Susan and Michael Castle

Direxion Funds EFT
In honor of Matthew Bielski

Hal Dryan
In honor of Elliott Felson

Jessica and Michael Eisler
In memory of Henry Greenspan (z''l)

Lainee and Leonard Engel

Miriam Engel

Pamela Feldman-Ein
In memory of Jewish partisan Stan Felson (z''l)

Dr. Debbie Findling and Steven Moss
In honor of Elliott Felson

Shelley Erlich Holm and Dr. Paul Eric Hammerschlag

Betty and Victor Gerstein

Helene Gradow Kingston and Abbe Kingston
In memory of Jewish partisan Jeffrey Gradow (z''l)

Cathy and Gary Jacob

Linda and Dr. Murray Johnson
In honor of Jewish partisan Leah Johnson and in memory of Jewish partisan Velvel Johnson (z''l)

Holland and Knight LLP
In honor of Barak Wrobel and in memory of Jewish partisan Eta Wrobel (z''l)

Koret Foundation

Bryna and Joshua Landes
In honor of Jewish partisan Moshe Baran

Levy Holm Pellegrino and Drath

Harriet and John Michael
In honor of Mitch Braff and JPEF's staff and board

Eda and Joe Pell
In memory of Stan Felson (z''l)

Lisa and John Pritzker Family Foundation
In honor of Elliott Felson

Barbara and Allie Resnik
In memory of Jewish partisans Ruth and Irving Resnik (z''l)

Erica Roizen-Belsky and Scott Belsky

Charles and Lynne Schusterman Family Foundation

Estera Stawski and Abi Wrobel

Tad Taube

Anna Wrobel
In memory of Jewish partisan Eta Wrobel (z''l) and of Henry Wrobel (z''l)

Hal Wrobel
In memory of Jewish partisan Eta Wrobel (z''l) and of Henry Wrobel (z''l)

Shain Wrobel Fishman and Dr. Larry Fishman
In memory of Jewish partisan Eta Wrobel (z''l) and of Henry Wrobel (z''l)

Chai Donors: $180 to $2,499

David Abrams
In honor of Jewish partisan Aron Bell

Tracy and Dennis Albers

Michal Amir Salkin

Esther Ann Asch

Wilma and Kenneth Aschendorf
 In honor of Debrah Lee Charatan and Steven Holm

Gerald Barad

Johanna and Tom Baruch

Isa and Michael Beck
In memory of Joe and Rae Kushner (z’’l)

Henryka and Aron Bell

Jonathan Bell

Louis Bell

Gretchen and Bennat Berger

Matthew and Gabriella Bielski
In memory of Jewish partisans Sonia and Zus Bielski

Berne and Jim Bookhamer
Memory of Julia and Harry Karten (z’’l)

Jane and Stanley Blum

Janet Braff

William Brightman

Marty Brounstein

Miriam and Henry Brysk

Chabad of SUNY Binghamton
In honor of alumna Matthew Bielski

Kathy Chazen and Larry Miller       

Shelley Cohn and Bennett Schmidt

Kimberly Schlamberg and Dr. Jack Dunietz

Sharon and Lester Eckman

Gloria and David Eiseman

Rachel and Alan Engel

Kristine and Jeffrey Erdheim

Celeste Evans

Michael Falkove

Fields Family
In honor of Sheri Rosenblum’s Birthday

Robin and Phillip Fine
 In honor of Sheri Rosenblum and her dedication to JPEF

Barry Finestone
In honor of Elliott Felson

Barbara and Jeffrey Farber

Esther Feigenbaum

Anita and Steve Feinstein
In honor of Jewish partisan Fania Wedro

Howard Felson
In honor of Elliott Felson

Leah and Adam Felson
In memory of Jewish partisan Stan Felson (z’’l)

Mimi and Jeff Felson
In memory of Jewish partisan Stan Felson (z’’l)

Alan and Linda Ferber

Victoria and Nathan Fisher
In honoring Debrah Lee Charatan and Steve Holm

Stuart Fleishmann
In memory of Jewish partisans Simon Trakinski (z''l) and of William Trakinski (z''l)

Cherri Forrester
In honor of Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch

Amy and Morton Friedkin

Dana and Josh Frieman

Dr. Samuel Gelbart
In honor of Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch

Paula Gellman
In memory of Jewish partisan Cesia Blaichman (z''l)

Dr. Lola Gellman
In memory of Jewish partisan Cesia Blaichman (z''l) and in honor of Jewish partisan Frank Blaichman

Alan Gennis

Hermine Gerwitz
In honor of Harry Karten

Eve Bernstein and Alex Gerznowiscz
In honor of Elliott Felson

Frances Ginsburg-Wolf and Dr. Edwin Wolf
In honor of Jewish partisan Judith Ginsburn and in memory of Jewish partisan Motke Ginsburg (z''l)

Judy and Howard Ginsburg

Sheri Ginsburg and Zohar Mantzoor
In honor of Jewish partisan Judith Ginsburn and in memory of Jewish partisan Motke Ginsburg (z''l)

Lev Ginsburg
In honor of Jewish partisan Judith Ginsburg

Shira Ginsburg
In honor of Judith Ginsburg and in memory of Motke Ginsburg (z’’l)

Zepporah Glass

Eric Goldberg
In honor of Debrah Lee Charatan's Birthday

Ilysa and Jason Goldblatt

Scott Goldenberg

Carolyn and Michael Goldfine
In memory of Jewish partisan Solomon Lapidus (z''l)

Janet and Murray Gordon
In honor of JPEF's good work

Paula and Jerry Gottesman

Michelle and Steve Gradow
In memory of Jewish partisan Jeffrey Gradow (z’’l)

Sarah and Michael Grossman

Dr. Jeff Halbrecht
In honor of Elliott Felson

Eric Hammermesh

Liz and Max Harrington

Mady and Dr. David Herschthal
In honor of Matthew Bielski

Martin Hertz

Eileen Grevey Hillson and Dr. David Hillson

Elisabeth Holm Berger and Daniel Berger

Lee and Paul Holm
In memory of Bella and Morris Holm (z’’l)

Rose Holm

Bethany and Jim Hornthal

Ada and Jim Horwich
In honor of Mitch Braff

Rosalie and Ralph Joel
In memory of Jewish partisans Luba and Harry Konopko (z’’l)

Vicki and Scott Kahn
In honor of Elliott Felson

Lily Kanter and Marc Sarosi
In honor of Elliott Felson

Jane Kaplan

Sue Kaplan and David Karnowsky
In honor of Barak Wrobel

Philip Katz
In memory of Simon Katz (z’’l)

Barbara and Ron Kaufman

Debbie and Scott Kay

Vivian and Tom Kaye

Jerry Kickenson

Hannah and Mark Kinn
In memory of Jewish partisans Sonia and Phillip Kinn (z‘‘l)

Estelle Kirsh

Linda Koffman

KOH Library and Cultural Center 
In honor of Sheri Rosenblum’s fascinating presentation on Jewish partisan resistance

Laurie and Paul Korngold

Isaac Kot
In memory of Boris Kot (z’'l)

Allen Kozin

Rabbi Yosef Langer
In honor of Elliott Felson

Stephanie and Sam Lauter

Cindy and Barry Lazowski

Lisa Leher Zahn and Uri Lazar
In honor of Matthew Bielski

Fran and Bobby Lent
In honor of Elliott Felson

David and Julie Levine
In honor of Elliott Felson

Irwin Levy

Shirley Lieberman Harnick
In memory of Celina and Nathan Lieberman (z’’l)

Sonia and Henry Lieberman
In memory of Celina and Nathan Lieberman (z’’l) and Esther and Joseph Korsberg (z’’l)

Robert Liner
In honor of Steven Holm

Ronald and Rebecca Lipton
In memory of Leonard Figa (z’’l)

Jeffrey A Louis

Carol and Joe Low
In honor of Paul Orbuch

Rachel and Brian Lustbader
In honor of Steven Holm

Susan Mendelson and Jack Lutsky
In honor of Elliott Felson

Sharon and Elliott Maluth

Barbara Meislin

Myriam and Jon Miller
In honor of Simon Barenbaum

Suzanne Miller

Susan Mitchell

Susan Moldaw
In honor of Elliott Felson

Roz Moskovitz-Bielski
In honor of Matthew Bielski

Avi Munro
In honor of Jewish partisan Moshe Baran

Bita Nehmadi
In memory of Parvin and Joseph Bahary (z’’l)

Mitchell Nelson

Anne Oster

Itabella and Eugene Packin
In honor of Matthew Bielski

Lou Paskallis

David and Gina Pell
In honor of Elliott Felson      

Carole and Ira Pittleman

Sally and Jack Pomeranc

Terri and Michael Pomeranc and Family

Diane Pred-Gonzalez and Edwin Gonzalez
In memory of Jewish partisan Joe Holm (z''l)

Dora Reinstein

Alisa and Elliot Resnik

Joyce and Gary Rifkind

Jen and Wayne Riskin
In honor of Sara and Charles Bedzow

Marilyn Robie and Arthur Shechet
In honor of Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch

Katie and Amnon Rodan
In honor of Elliott Felson

Arlene and Robert Rosenberg

Barbara and Jeffrey Rosenberg
In honor of Drs. Sara and Charles Bedzow

Lisa and Peter Rosenberg
In honor of Elliott Felson

Jenna and Micah Rosenbloom

Julia Rosenblum and Leonard Felson
In memory of Stan Felson (z’’l)

David Rosnow
In memory of Jewish partisan Morris Rosnow (z’’l)

Marilyn and Barry Rubenstein
In memory of Julia and Isidore Karten (z‘‘l)

Lauren Safier

Anita and Marc Sarna

Laura and Jason Schwalbe
In memory of Jewish partisan John Klein (z’’l)

Susan Schwartz and Howard Munchnick
In memory of Stan and Don Felson (z’’l)

Kenneth and Francine Segal

Cherri Senders and Marc Jacoby
In memory of Jewish partisans Brenda and Leon Senders (z’’l)

Isaac Shalom
In honor of Steven Holm

Sarah and Marc Sheridan
In memory of Jewish partisan Benjamin Bedzow (z’’l)

Abraham Shnay

Jeanne and Ralph Siegel

Lindy and Gary Sitzmann

Allen Small

Jessica Speigel

Allan Starr
In honor of Steve Holm

Tara Starr and Bruce Brown
In memory of Jewish partisan Sara Rosnow (z''l)

Galia and Axel Stawski

Sidney Stein

Michael Stoler
In honor of Debrah Lee Charatan and Steve Holm

David Strassler

Tama Tamarkin
In honor of Jewish partisan Judith Ginsburg and in memory of Jewish partisan Motke Ginsburg (z''l)

Mark Terris
In honor of Jewish partisan Helen Terris

Carol and Norman Traeger

Ava and Ken Ungar

Stanley Vickers

Rachel Vorcheimer

Svetlana and Alan Wasserman

David Weiner

Lindsay Weiss

Jocelyn and Ted Winestone
In honor of Rabbi Philip Lazowski

Martha and Sanford Wishnev

Shelley Wallock and David Lerman

Barak Wrobel
In memory of Jewish partisan Eta Wrobel (z’’l)

Lilly Zborowski Naveh and Avner Naveh
In memory of Diana and Eli Zborowski (z’’l)

Michael Zelwin

Seymour Zises
In honor of Jewish partisan Rose Holm

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