President's Report 2015-2016

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President’s Message

As this publication goes to press at Purim, heroes of the story – Mordechai and Esther – come to mind. They model for us the indomitable spirit of our Jewish people in mediating the forces of assimilation, defining the role of courageous leadership, taking action in the face of oppression, and embracing the values of justice and human rights intrinsic to our faith. The lessons of Purim are surely relevant in our own day, as we prepare our students and support our alumni to address challenges in our rapidly shifting Jewish and larger world.

I am delighted to share with you highlights of our impact as North America’s premier institution of Jewish higher education and the leadership development center for Reform Judaism in North America, Israel, and around the world. As you will see in these pages, we are committed to educating innovative, visionary clergy and professionals who embody the sustaining values, responsibilities, practices, and texts of Jewish tradition to inspire future generations. We are dedicated to advancing the critical study of Judaism and Jewish culture in accordance with the highest standards of modern academic scholarship with an open, egalitarian, inclusive, and pluralistic spirit.

The 2015-16 academic year was filled with significant achievements, including the rebranding of HUC-JIR with a new visual identity, logo, and messaging that position us for a vibrant future. Here and in the pages that follow are a few highlights:

We ordained and graduated 129 rabbis, cantors, leaders in Jewish education, nonprofit management professionals, and scholars at our campuses in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York.

We advocated for the rights of women to worship at the Western Wall, in alliance with the arms of the Reform Movement in Israel and Women of the Wall, and supported the Jewish community of France in the wake of the terrorist attacks. Our faculty, students, and alumni participated in the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, upholding our historic dedication to civil rights.

The Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem was named, with the support of a $15 million gift from Tad Taube and Taube Philanthropies; it will provide a welcoming entrance on King David Street and offer educational, cultural, and worship experiences for Israelis and visitors from around the world. We dedicated the Pines School of Graduate Studies in Cincinnati, with gratitude to Joan Pines and her husband Phillip, z”l, and their family. We inaugurated the Geller-Gallagher Leadership Institute, thanks to the generous $1 million gift from Jay Geller and Lowell Gallagher, to enrich the professional development and learning of the students and alumni of our Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management. Generous benefactors and lay leaders – Vivian and James Schwab and Shannon and Lee Carter in Cincinnati, the Louchheim Family in Los Angeles, and Laura Kruger and the HUC-JIR Museum in New York – were honored at our tribute dinners.

The 2015 URJ Biennial in Orlando featured our faculty scholars in sessions spanning the full scope of Judaic studies. Our dynamic recruitment team engaged with applicants from the Reform Movement’s camps, youth movement, and universities and promoted Jewish leadership as a meaningful career option for potential students.

Planning began for Symposium One: Crafting Jewish Life in a Complex Religious Landscape, convening guest scholars and HUC-JIR faculty to address strengthening progressive Jewish life in the context of growing fundamentalism and disaffiliation. Over 200 alumni from North America and throughout Israel gathered for the annual Alumni Shabbat Experience and inaugural Rabbi Judith Abrams, z”l, Memorial Lecture at the Taube Family Campus, sponsored by the Class of 1985 Tribute Fund.

Visitors of all faiths and backgrounds were welcomed to our museum exhibitions and cultural programs, including treasures of the newly acquired B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum Collection at the Skirball Museum in Cincinnati, “Evil: A Matter of Intent” at the HUC-JIR Museum in New York, the Jerusalem Biennale at the Skirball Museum in Jerusalem, and “re-Crafting Tradition” at the Skirball Campus in Los Angeles.

In the next pages, you will discover more highlights that illustrate the many ways in which we implement innovation and change while remaining faithful to the core tenets of our tradition.

We thank you for your belief and investment in our mission. With your abiding support, we are able to study and address the needs of the changing Jewish community in North America, Israel, and around the world. Your generosity is vital in preparing leaders who sustain and impart our values of diversity, tolerance, justice, and peace, today and for the generations to come.

With sincere gratitude and in friendship,

Rabbi Aaron Panken, Ph.D.

March 2017 / Adar 5777


2015-2016 At A Glance

B’nai B’rith International and HUC-JIR launched a partnership to acquire, preserve, and display the art and artifacts of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum at HUC-JIR’s Skirball Museum in Cincinnati, with the support of the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati.

The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Xavier University dedicated the Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum, z”l, Digital Collection, which includes the interfaith activist’s documentary, audio-visual, and photographic archives.

The Lucille Klau Carothers American Jewish Periodical Center was endowed by the Lucille Klau Carothers Foundation for the digitization and dissemination of the Klau Library’s resources, benefiting researchers all over the world.


Jewish, Christian, and Muslim teachers in Jerusalem created shared pedagogies for tolerance and pluralism in The Teachers’ Room, established with the family of Shira Banki, z”l, who was tragically murdered at the Jerusalem Pride Parade, and supported by the American Center, a project of the U.S. Embassy in Israel.

Rabbinical and cantorial alumni of the classes of 2014 and 2015 participated in the first ever joint Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs – HUC-JIR Mission to Israel for meetings with Israel’s top legislators, scholars, activists, and clergy.

Israeli students were enrolled in the M.A. in Pluralistic Jewish Education, a joint program with the Melton Centre of Hebrew University that prepares educators to implement pluralistic education within Israeli schools and institutions.



The Experiment in Congregational Education launched The Toolbox: Resources to Experiment in Congregational Education, providing resources from 24 years of work in education-based synagogue transformation.

The two-year Hillside Rabbinic Practicum, a four-semester course integrating pastoral skills with life cycle officiation training, launched its second year.

The School of Rabbinical Studies “Summer Beit Midrash” extended full scholarships to HUC-JIR students to study text in small groups over the summer with Jewish professionals and Conservative rabbinical students from American Jewish University.



The Barbara and Norman Gross Atrium was dedicated, providing a newly-constructed, light- filled welcoming space for students, faculty, and visitors.

Bekhol Levavkha: A Training Program for Jewish Spiritual Directors was launched with 18 participants in the first two-year cohort learning the practice of guiding individuals’ spiritual growth.

HUC-JIR was among Jewish institutions that received a New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services Grant as part of the 2016 Urban Security Initiative Nonprofit Security Grant Program for improvements to protect the campus.


“A relationship with Israel is not to be taken for granted anymore. My responsibility is to help my congregants nurture aclose relationship.”
Jesse Paikin ’18 rabbinical student

Creating Global Jewish Leaders

THE WEITZMAN-JDC FELLOWSHIP FOR GLOBAL JEWISH LEADERS, established by Jane and Stuart Weitzman as a joint program between HUC-JIR and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), provides Fellowships for five North American Year-In-Israel students in international Jewish issues and offers learning and travel for rabbinical, cantorial, and education students to some of the 70 countries in which the JDC works.

25 students across all campuses and programs will engage with the Latin American Jewish community in a JDC Entwine mission to Argentina this summer.

“There is a desperate need in the North American Jewish community to immerse our up-and-coming leaders in issues confronting Jews internationally to ensure that they understand the complex world in which Jews live.”
Jane Weitzman

THE PESACH PROJECT, in partnership with the World Union for Reform Judaism and supported by the Women of Reform Judaism, brings our students to the Former Soviet Union each year to lead Passover seders and educational programs to support the revitalized Jewish identity of FSU communities.

THE ROSWELL ISRAELI RABBINICAL FELLOWS PROGRAM, endowed by Elizabeth and Arthur Roswell, supports Israeli rabbinical students who are pioneering religious pluralism, egalitarianism, human rights, and tolerance as leaders of Reform Judaism in Israel. The Israeli Rabbinical Class of 2016 is pictured above.

RABBI YAEL KARRIE ’16, SPIRITUAL LEADER OF THE SHA’AR HANEGEV REGIONAL COUNCIL in Southern Israel, is one of eight Reform regional council rabbis funded by the Israeli government. Working closely with regional council leaders, cultural and spiritual activists in kibbutzim, groups of residents in Sderot, and Bedouin community leaders and residents, she has launched innovative interfaith programs for Jewish and Muslim children, peripatetic Kabbalot Shabbat at kibbutzim throughout the region, and Shabbat for soldiers.


Building Reform Judaism in North America

“Synagogues must provide worship excellence and HUC-JIR is where such expertise can be developed.”
Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Friedman Chair in Liturgy, Worship, and Ritual


HUC-JIR INSTITUTE FOR WORSHIP AND SYNAGOGUE RENEWAL: Yearlong planning, supported by Bonnie and Daniel Tisch, fosters creative worship through the utilization of media, consultation with Jewish and Christian experts, and innovative training of clergy.

70 E.M.A. graduates promoted to senior positions in the Jewish communal world.

THE EXECUTIVE M.A. IN JEWISH EDUCATION, supported by the Jim Joseph Foundation Education Initiative, offers a flexible online and onsite program for experienced Jewish educators while they continue to work in their home settings.

“I apply everything I learned at HUC-JIR to my work, including entrepreneurship, new thinking, and experimentation. Teen engagement, empowerment, and leadership is my mission.”
Emily Messinger, E.M.A. ’16, URJ Northeast Teen Collective

350 Reform synagogues enriched annually by our student interns, touching the lives of tens of thousands of congregants.

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS SERVING CONGREGATIONS: From small communities in far-flung towns lacking professional leadership to large congregations in major urban centers, our students serve today’s changing Jewish community.

“My vision is to teach my congregants how sacred learning leads to sacred living. Judaism is a way of life, it extends beyond the walls of the synagogue.”
Allison Cohen ’17, rabbinical student intern, Temple Sholom, Cincinnati


Inspiring Future Generations

7,000 campers across the U.S. enjoy Jewish learning, music, and worship led by our students.

EDUCATING CAMPERS AND YOUTH: Hundreds of teens attended social action and spirituality retreats at our Cincinnati campus, with the support of the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati. Teens visiting our Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem learn about HUC-JIR’s growing impact on religious pluralism in Israel.

“The recent swastika graffiti at the University of Virginia demands action. My project will address this racist vandalism to educate students on campus about the consequences of intolerance and injustice.”
Jay Epstein, Founders’ Fellows Cohort 1

INVIGORATING PROGRESSIVE JEWISH LIFE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES: The Founders’ Fellowship, established with pilot funding by Michele and Martin Cohen, empowered, trained, and supported thirty Founders’ Fellows, college students making change on campuses throughout North America in partnership with Hillel.

“DeLeT prepares day school teachers who have an impact on creating Jewish communities.”
Matti Barzilai, MAJE ’16, DeLeT Ivrit Fellow ’17, Brawerman Elementary School of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Los Angeles

50,000 K-8 students have been taught by nearly 200 DeLeT Fellows over the past 15 years.

DeLeT – DAY SCHOOL TEACHERS FOR A NEW GENERATION, with lead support from the Jim Joseph Foundation, Laura and Gary Lauder, and Andrea and Moshe Silagi, fosters excellence through mentored 13-month teaching internships in Reform and pluralistic Jewish day schools in Los Angeles, San Diego, and the San Francisco Bay area.


Advancing Scholarship & Research

COLLEGE COMMONS OFFERS LEARNING TO CONGREGATIONS: Produced by our Skirball Campus in Los Angeles, real-time conversations on contemporary issues with HUC-JIR scholars are livestreamed by subscription to scores of synagogues throughout North America. Topics range from “Where is God in Reform Judaism” to “The Qu’ran and Torah as Weapons in the Wars of Ideas,” while teens can participate in an online class on “Why Bother? Judaism in an Age of Choice.”

6,000 podcast plays

“What’s special is that this is not learning alone at home but learning done with others, within a community.”
Rabbi John Rosove ’79
Temple Israel of Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA


Offers in-person and online study opportunities for intellectual and professional development to strengthen leadership.

1,200 alumni learners.

“AlumniLearn keeps me engaged with new ideas as I learn again with beloved members of the HUC-JIR faculty.”
Rabbi Sara Rich ’11
Director of Education, Center for Jewish Life-Princeton Hillel



Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Sources of Wonder
Michael Marmur

Medieval Midrash: The House for Inspired Innovation
Bernard H. Mehlman and Seth M. Limmer

Food and Fear: Metaphors of Bodies and Spaces in the Stories of Destruction
Sonja K. Pilz

More Than Managing: The Relentless Pursuit of Effective Jewish Leadership
Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D.


Indebted: Capitalism and Religion in the Writings of S. Y. Agnon
Yonatan Sagiv

Drawing the Holocaust: A Teenager’s Memory of Terezin, Birkenau, and Mauthausen
Michael Kraus

Hebrew Union College Annual, Volume 86
David H. Aaron and Jason Kalman, Editors


American Jewish Archives Journal / Volume LXVIII, no. 1 (2016)
Rabbi Gary P. Zola, Ph.D., Editor

American Jewish Archives Journal / Volume LXVII, No. 2 (2015)
Rabbi Gary P. Zola, Ph.D., Editor


Evil: A Matter of Intent
Jean Bloch Rosensaft, Editor


Supporting Student Scholarships

$4.5 million scholarship assistance awarded to qualified students this year.

$2.3 million must be raised this year from generous donors to provide financial aid.

$47,000 average stateside cost of tuition and school and living expenses per academic year.



OUR GOAL is to provide financial assistance to every worthy student who comes to us with great intellectual promise but limited financial resources. These scholarships can make the critical difference in helping committed and talented prospective Jewish leaders turn their love of Judaism into a career choice.

ABRAM GOODSTEIN ’18 is the recipient of the Temple Isaiah-Rabbi Zoe Klein ’98 Rabbinical Scholarship, spearheaded by Honey Amado, Temple Isaiah President and mentor in the Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management, which is funded through the synagogue and offers a five-year $15,000 per year scholarship.

“It is important for the rabbinate to grow. It is rewarding for me to be able to help.”
Gene R. Hoffman established the Adele and Gene R. Hoffman Family Endowed Scholarship Fund with a gift of $250,000.

“Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman’s inspiring leadership of our synagogue and impact on our family inspired us to support HUC-JIR, to ensure that there will be a new generation of Jewish leaders shaping our Jewish future.”
Harri Taranto and Sylvia Lavietes joined 133 friends and fellow congregants to raise $287,960 to establish the Susan and Rabbi Jeffrey Sirkman ’87 Endowed Scholarship.


“The future of modern American Reform Judaism depends on our young people finding it relevant. The bridge to those future congregants are those dedicated young scholars entering the rabbinate now.”
Don Loeb, President of Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle, created a campaign that engaged 18 donors and raised approximately $118,000 for a scholarship in honor of Rabbi Daniel Weiner ’91.


ALEXANDRA FOX ‘18, cantorial student, is the recipient of the Hilda Murray Memorial Scholarship.


 Planned Giving Ensures

“As we look to the future, without the leaders that HUC-JIR trains, other Jewish organizationsand institutions would not be able to exist.”
Marcia and Richard Scheiner

As a young married couple, Marcia and Richard Scheiner found a home at Temple Shaaray Tefila in New York City, led by their beloved Rabbi Harvey M. Tattelbaum ’60. They “experienced Judaism in a new light as part of a vibrant community,” watched their son Holden’s love for the synagogue grow, and became lay leaders. When introduced to HUC-JIR by Overseer Jack Levitt, Richard valued this opportunity to “be where the pebble is dropped in the pond, and see the ripple effect on leadership across the Reform Movement.” He joined the Eastern Region Board of Overseers in 2003 and the Board of Governors in 2010. He is Chair of the Board of Governors Recruitment, Admissions, and Placement Committee, a member of the Executive Committee and numerous other committees, and helped spearhead the 2015 Cohen Center Study, “Envisioning the Future of Reform Clergy Education.” An avid lifelong learner, he has studied with HUC-JIR faculty in over half a dozen classes.

The Scheiners’ perspectives on Jewish leadership and entrepreneurship are influenced by their Wall Street backgrounds. Richard emphasizes “the importance of diversifying our training to meet changing needs in the market for more diversified placement. Our greatest good is to get our students the greatest jobs.” Marcia asserts that “HUC-JIR is leading in the revisioning of Reform Judaism, which must adapt to a changing reality and changing demography.” While their philanthropy encompasses Marcia’s founding leadership of ASTEP (Asperger Training and Employment Partnership), a significant issue in the Jewish community, and support for Israel and West Point, their planned gift to HUC-JIR is a priority for them. “As we look to the future, without the leaders that HUC-JIR trains, other Jewish organizations and institutions would not be able to exist.”


HUC-JIR’s Future

Annette and Rabbi Robert Samuels ’60, z”l, pioneering Zionists who made aliyah in 1962, were committed to raising their family in the Jewish homeland and strengthening the moral fabric of the young State of Israel. Annette became a professional violinist and teacher with the Kibbutz Orchestra and Bob built the Leo Baeck School in Haifa to be one of the great educational centers in Israel. His mission was to educate children of all ethnic and economic backgrounds in the finest values of Reform Judaism, with a special commitment to Russian and Ethiopian immigrants, for whom he set up food and clothing banks, medical care, and financial support. He also built strong relationships with the Druze and Arab communities of Northern Israel.

“Bob believed that HUC-JIR in Jerusalem was the engine for building Reform Judaism in Israel,” recalls Rabbi Charles Kroloff ’60. “He personally encouraged his students to study there and become leaders of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism,” among them the Samuels’ daughter-in-law Rabbi Ayala Ronen Samuels ’13, who leads a Reform congregation in Caesarea. Annette and Bob made their legacy gift to HUC-JIR in gratitude for the rabbinical education he received in Cincinnati and because HUC-JIR in Jerusalem is indispensable for producing rabbis for Israel’s Reform congregations and communities.

“Bob and I wanted to contribute to the strength of HUC-JIR, to fight against religious fundamentalist extremism, to uphold liberal values and transform the religious life of Israel.”
Annette Samuels

Graduation / Ordination Highlights

Los Angeles Rabbinical Class of 2016

Cincinnati Rabbinical Class of 2016

Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management Class of 2016

Cincinnati Rabbinical Class of 2016

The Roger E. Joseph Prize honoring Sir Nicholas Winton, z”l, British humanitarian rescuer during the Holocaust, was accepted by his son

Executive M.A. in Jewish Education Class of 2016

Cincinnati Ordination

Rabbi Panken ordaining Tamir Nir, former Jerusalem Deputy Mayor

Father Michael Graham, S.J., Ph.D., President of Xavier University, received an honorary doctorate and presented the Address at the Cincinnati Graduation

New York Rabbinical Class of 2016


L’Dor VaDor Scholarship Fund

The L’Dor VaDor Scholarship Fund, an endowment, honors HUC-JIR alumni in perpetuity for their years of dedicated service to the Jewish People. Initiated by our rabbinical alumni, their congregations, families, and friends, this fund has grown to celebrate the distinguished achievements of our cantorial, education, and Jewish nonprofit management alumni.

Rabbi David H. Ellenson, N ’77
Rabbi Robert N. Levine, N ’77
Cantor Mikhail Manevich, N ’82
Rabbi Steven S. Mason, N ’78 and Patrice G.Mason, N ’77
Rabbi Amy R. Perlin, N ’82
Rabbi Mark N. Staitman, C ’75
Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman, N ’70

Cantor Dr. Robert P. Abelson, N ’57
Cantor Dana S. Anesi, N ’80
Rabbi Bradley N. Bleefeld, C ’75
Rabbi Denise L. Eger, N ’88
Cantor Roy Einhorn, N ’83
Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson, N ’83
Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein, C ’81
Rabbi John S. Friedman, C ’76
Rabbi Ronne Friedman, C ’75
Rabbi Alan D. Fuchs, C ’63 and Carol B. Fuchs
Rabbi David J. Gelfand, C ’76
Rabbi Paul J. Golomb, N ’75
Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon, C ’80
Rabbi Eric Gurvis, N ’83
Rabbi Eli Herscher, C ’75
Rabbi Howard Jaffe, N ’83
Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff, C ’60
Rabbi Jack A. Luxemburg, C ’76
Cantor Sheldon F. Merel, N ’52
Rabbi Bennett F. Miller, C ’74
Rabbi Mark S. Miller, C ’74
Cantor Martha Novick, N ’83
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, C ’81
Rabbi Aaron Mark Petuchowski, N ’83
Rabbi Scott L. Shpeen, C ‘84
Rabbi Jonathan A. Stein, C ’75
Rabbi Deborah E. Zecher, N ’82
Rabbi Irwin A. Zeplowitz, C ‘84

Rabbi Martin P. Beifield, Jr., C ’75
Rabbi Donald R. Berlin, C ’65
Rabbi Barry H. Block, N ’91
Rabbi Bruce S. Block, C ’69
Rabbi Neal I. Borovitz, C ’75
Rabbi Gerald S. Brieger, N ’72
Rabbi Steven A. Chester, C ’71
Rabbi Julian I. Cook, C ’72
Rabbi Jerome P. David, C ’74
Cantor Ellen Dreskin, N ’86
Rabbi Michael B. Eisenstat,cC ’67
Rabbi Allen I. Freehling, C ’67
Rabbi Laura J. Geller, N ’76
Rabbi Arnold Gluck, N ’83
Rabbi Mark N. Goldman, C ’67
Dr. Roberta Louis Goodman, RJE, MAJE ’81
Rabbi Donald M. Goor, N ’87 and Cantor Evan S. Kent, N ’88**
Rabbi Peter H. Grumbacher, C ’72
Rabbi Leslie Yale Gutterman, C ’70
Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr, C ’73
Rabbi David M. Horowitz, C ’69
Rabbi Alan J. Katz, N ’76
Rabbi Ralph D. Mecklenburger, C ’72
Rabbi James L. Mirel, C ’74
Rabbi Michael A. Oppenheimer, C ’67
Rabbi Norman R. Patz, N ’65
Rabbi James Prosnit, N ’81
Rabbi Kenneth D. Roseman, C ’66
Rabbi Charles P. Sherman, C ’69
Rabbi Merle E. Singer, C ’66
Cantor Debra Stein, N ’86
Rabbi David E. Straus, C ’83
Rabbi Barry Tabachnikoff*, C ’68
Rabbi Susan A. Talve, C ’81
Rabbi Cary D. Yales*, C ’67

Rabbi Arnold Mark Belzer, N ’72
Rabbi Lester B. Bronstein and Cantor Benjie Schiller, N ‘87
Rabbi Daniel M. Cohen, N ‘93
Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, C ’75
Rabbi Peter S. Knobel, C ’69
Rabbi Shira Milgrom, N ’86
Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport, C ’84
Rabbi Gaylia R. Rooks, C ’84
Rabbi Harry L. Rosenfeld, C ’81
Cantor Judith Kahan Rowland, N ’81**
Rabbi Howard Shapiro, C ’68
Rabbi Mark L. Shook, C ’72
Cantor Jodi Sufrin, N ’83
Rabbi Gerry H. Walter, C ’74
Joy B. Wasserman, MAJE ’81
Thomas K. Weiner, N ’84
Rabbi Peretz Wolf Prusan, C ’90

Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music Class of ’89
Rabbi Joshua M. Aaronson, N ’90
Cantor Vicki L. Axe, N ’83
Rabbi Aryeh Azriel, C ’83
Rabbi Jeffrey L. Ballon, N ’70
Rabbi Robert B. Barr, C ’81
Rabbi Murray J. Berger, Ph.D., C ’63
Rabbi Abner L. Bergman*, N ’61
Cantor Sheri E. Blum, N ’82
Rabbi Edward Paul Cohn, C ’74
Edward L. Cushman, MAJCS MSW ’79
Rabbi Richard A. Davis, C ’72
Marci B. Dickman, MAJE ’82
Rabbi Kenneth E. Ehrlich, C ’74
Cantor Lawrence B. Ehrlich*, N ’52
Rabbi Dena A. Feingold, C ’82
Rabbi Michael L. Feshbach, N ’89
Rabbi Thomas J. Friedmann, C ’80
Rabbi Ronald D. Gerson, C ’74
Rabbi Marianne Luijken Gevirtz*, C ’96
Rabbi Scott L. Glass, N ’76
Dale A. Glasser, MAJCS/MSW ‘85
Sheryl Goldman, MAJCS ’82
Cantor David M. Goldstein, N ’87
Rabbi Solomon T. Greenberg, C ’66
Mark D. Gurvis, MAJCS/MSW ‘84
Cantor Regina Heit, N ’81**
Cantor Gail Hirschefang, N ’81**
Cantor Alane Katzew, N ’81**
Dr. Deborah Kerdeman, MAJE ’81
Rabbi Richard L. Klein, N ’74
Rabbi Douglas J. Kohn, C ‘87
Rabbi Robert L. Kravitz, C ’74
Rabbi Lawrence S. Kushner, C ’69
Rabbi Leigh D. Lerner, C ’72
Nancy Prager Levin, MAJE ’81
Cantor Lisa L. Levine, N ‘89
Rabbi Ellen Jay Lewis, C ‘80
Rabbi Mark G. Loeb, N ’75
Rabbi Jeffrey A. Marx, MAJE ’81
Rabbi Ronald S. Mass, N ’83
Rabbi Carole L. Meyers*, N ’83
Deborah Balaban Mendales*, MAJCS ’82
Rabbi Jonathan A. Miller, N ’82
Cantor Barbara Ostfeld, N ’75
Rabbi Mark J. Panoff, C ’73
Rabbi Michele Paskow, N ’91
Rabbi James H. Perman, N ’67
Rabbi Lester Polonsky, N ’78
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz, C ’78
Cantor Sam Radwine, N ’81**
Rabbi Ferenc Raj, Berlin ’67
Rabbi Michael M. Remson, N ’73
Rabbi Donald B. Rossoff, RJE, C ’81
Rabbi John L. Rosove, N ’79
Rabbi James L. Sagarin, C ’79
Lori B. Sagarin, RJE, MAJE ’84
Rabbi Edward L. Schecter, N ’72
Rabbi Stanley T. Schickler, RJE, C ’85, MAJE ’82
Rabbi Dannel I. Schwartz, N ’72
Rabbi Mayer W. Selekman, N ’67
Cantor Wayne S. Siet, N ’79
Rabbi Donald M. Splansky, N ’68
Rabbi George M. Stern, N ’74
Cantor Ellen Stettner, N ’81**
Cantor Ellen Sussman, N ’83
Julie A. Vanek, RJE, MAJE MAJCS ’88
Rabbi Donald A. Weber, N ’81
Rabbi Douglas D. Weber, N ’82
Rabbi Irvin M. Wise, C ’79
Martha Wolfe White, MAJE ’81
Rabbi Ira S. Youdovin, N ’68
Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel, N ’79

* Of blessed memory
** Given as a joint gift