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Behind each Borns JSP chair, scholarship, and success are generous people. Through their gifts, they have become partners who share the vision of the program.

July 25, 2016-July 21, 2017

JSP Endowments - Life/Perpetual Friends

Barbara and Joseph Alpert
            -Harry A. Alpert, J.D., and Jeanette Solotken Alpert Overseas Study Scholarship
            -David and Sylvia Zabinsky Overseas Study Scholarship
Mildred L. Bern*
            -Henry A. Bern Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Estate of Edward A. Block
            -Edward A. Block Lecture Fund
Betsy Borns and Jonathan Shapiro
            א -Elizabeth Borns and Jonathan S. Shapiro Scholarship
Sandra and Robert Borns
            -Borns Family Fellowship
           א -Borns Family Scholarship
            -Irving and Sylvia Borns Fund for Overseas Study in Israel
            -Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Fund
Dr. Alice Ginott Cohn* and Theodore Cohn
            -Alice Ginott Cohn, Ph.D. and Theodore Cohn (Yiddish) Fellowship
            -Alice Grunfeld Cohn Yiddish Fund
            -Dr. Alice Field Cohn Chair in Yiddish Studies
Betty* and Melvin Cohn
            -Melvin and Betty Cohn JS Institute Fund
David M. Cook Foundation
            -David and Amy Cook Overseas Study Scholarship
Martin E. Dayan*                               
            -Edward M. Dayan Scholarship in JS Fund
Esther Fogle
            -Fredric M. and Esther G. Fogle Overseas Study Scholarship
♦Marsha and Jay Glazer
            -Alvin H. Rosenfeld Professorship in JS
            -Glazer Family Fellowship
            -Irving M. Glazer Chair in JS
            -Pat M. Glazer Chair in JS
Pat* and Irving* Glazer
            -Glazer Family Fellowship
            -Irving Glazer Scholarship
            -Irving M. Glazer Scholarship
Rikki and Leonard Goldstein
            -Leonard M. And Ruth K. Goldstein Scholarship
Rita and John* Grunwald
            -Pearl Schwartz Program Fund
Irene and Martin Jacobs
            -Martin and Irene Jacobs Scholarship in JS
Frances* and J. William* Julian
            -Julian Endowment in JS
Irving Katz Scholarship
♦Rosey Krakovitz
            -Karl and Rosey Krakovitz Overseas Study Scholarship
            -Karl and Rosey Krakovitz Scholarship
Bobbi and Arthur Kroot
            -Roberta and Arthur J. Kroot Scholarship     
Bernice and Herbert Levetown
            -Herb and Bernice Levetown Scholarship     
Jane and Andrew Mallor
            -Andrew C. and Jane A. Mallor Overseas Study Scholarship
            -Henry Fischel, Ph.D. Scholarship    
Sybil and Louis Mervis
            -Isadore Mervis Scholarship
            -Lou and Sybil Mervis Chair in Jewish Cultural Studies
            -Louis L. and Sybil S. Mervis Overseas Study Scholarship
            -Martha Ann Mervis Scholarship
            -Selma Lee Mervis Young Scholarship
Ilene and Jeffrey New
            -Jeffrey B. and Ilene S. New Overseas Study Scholarship
Samuel* and Joan* New
            -Sam and Joan New Institute Fund
Dorit and Gerald Paul
            -Dorit and Gerald Paul Endowment for Jewish Culture and the Arts
            -Dorit and Gerald Paul Fund for the Study of Germans and Jews
Sondra and Arthur* Percy
            -Percy Family Endowment
Frances* and Mendel* Piser
            -M. Mendel and Frances M. Piser Scholarship
Leonore* and Louis* Piser
            -Leonore and Louis Piser Prize Fund
Sara* and Albert* Reuben; Candice and Lawrence* Reuben
            -Sara and Albert Reuben Scholarships in JS: Holocaust Studies
Jeanie and Jay Schottenstein
            -Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Chair in JS
Helen* and Martin* Schwartz
            -Helen and Martin Schwartz Scholars Program
            -Helen B. Schwartz Fund for New Scholarship in JS
Leona and Dr. Reuben Shevitz
            Marilyn R. Shevitz Overseas Study Scholarship
Samuel Solotkin*
            -Lillian Solotkin Lecture Fund
Monique and George* Stolnitz
            -George and Monique Stolnitz Annual Yiddish Prize Endowment
Sandra and Stanley* Trockman
            -Sandra and Stanley Trockman Scholarship

Benefactor Friends ($1,000 or above):

Barbara and Joseph Alpert
Shirley Aprison
Nancy and Eugene Bate
Margery and Michael Bluestein
♦Elizabeth Borns and Jonathan Shapiro
            – in honor of Robert A. Borns; parents of current student Abe Shapiro
♦Sandra and Robert Borns
            – grandparents of current student Abe Shapiro
Sybil and Irwin Broh
Theodore Cohn and Alice Ginott Cohn* Philanthropic Fund
Evansville Jewish Community
Esther Fogle
Fort Wayne Jewish Federation
Joan and Dr. Robert Fragen
Phyllis and Dr. Edward Gabovitch
Patricia Gibson
The Glick Fund
Margolit and Ken Goldstein
Rikki and Leonard Goldstein
Andrew Goodman
Dana I. Green and Thomas A. Clancy
♦Robin and Leonard Gurin/USA Funds, Inc.
            – parents of Ben Gurin (2012)
♦Rosey Krakovitz
            – parent of Audrey Krakovitz (1986)
Thomas Kramer
Martin, Barry, Greg Kroot Families
Iliana and Irwin Levin
Sue and Elliott Levin
Joan and Nathan Miller
Jacqueline and James Morris/OneAmerica Financial Partners
            – in honor of Robert Borns,
Barbara Alpert, Joseph Alpert, and Michael Maurer
Ilene and Jeffrey New
Paul Family Foundation/Dorit and Gerald Paul
Dr. Ora Pescovitz
Bonnie and Dr. Eric Prystowsky
Candice Reuben
            – in memory of Lawrence M. Reuben
Phyllis and Gary Schahet
Frank Selby
Leona and Dr. Reuben Shevitz
Brenda and Andrew Soshnick
Nancy and Jeffrey Trockman
Myrna and Dr. Myron Weinberger

Patron Friends ($500 or above)

Carol and Lawrence Adelman
Marjorie and Professor Joseph Belth
Karen and Charles Cohen
Dean Alberta Comer (1997) and John Comer
            – in honor of Stephen Katz, D.H.L.
♦Linda and Robert Dyson
            – in honor of grandson Ben Gurin (2012)
Claudette and Dr. Lawrence Einhorn
♦Sharon and Ben Eisbart
            – parents of Yosh Eisbart (1995)
Phyllis and Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum
Janis and J.L. Gershman
Cynthia Glazer
            – in honor of Irving Glazer
Winifred S. Goldblatt
Caron and Alan Goldstein
Judy and Dr. Zachary Hodes
            – in memory of Halina Z. Hodes; in memory of Marion E. Hodes, M.D., Ph.D.
Francine and Roger Hurwitz
Irene and Dr. Martin Jacobs
Todd Katz
Dean Idalene Kesner and Paul Robins
David H. Kleiman
G.I. Latz II Foundation Fund
Jane and Andy Mallor
            – in honor of Lou Mervis
Flo Mary and Tom Mantel
Jane and Michael Maurer
Linda and Herbert Melrose
            – in honor of the 85th birthday of Walter E. Wolf
Sharon and Sidney Mishkin
Nefouse and Associates
Deborah and Stephen Paul
Professors Roberta Pergher and Mark Roseman
Piser Family Philanthropic Donors Fund/Drs. Joel A. Piser and Jing W. Hsieh Piser
Prema and Professor William Popkin
Michelle and Douglas Rose
Sandra and Donald Rothbaum
♦Rabbis Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and Dennis Sasso
            – parents of Debora Sasso Herold (2001)
Jill and I. Douglas Sherman
♦Norman Sider
            – father of Benjamin Sider (2004)
Renny and Greg Silver
Cindy Simon Skojdt/Samerian Foundation
♦Anne and Gary Steigerwald
            – parents of Julia Steigerwald (2010)
Stanley Talesnick
Dr. David Tavel Family
Nonie and David Vonnegut-Gabovitch
Joan and Dr. Douglas Zipes
♦Diana and Professor Adam Zlotnick
            – parents of Sarah Zlotnick (2013)


Patron Associate Friends ($180-$499; 35 years and younger JSP alumni)

Bridget Coraz (2008) and Travis Carlisle

Young Associate Friends ($36 and above; recent Borns JSP alumni)

Dr. Jessica Carr (2013)
Dr. Anya Quilitzsch (2016)
            – in honor of the JSP’s Melissa Deckard
Lauren (Jacobson) Rosenberg (2010)
Francine Schrank (2010) and David Dundore

Other Donors:

Dana Herman Adler (1995)
Deb Allmayer and Jim Williams
♦Paula Avchen
            – in honor of the birth of granddaughter Mari Avchen (daughter of Julie Avchen [2005])
Shirley Backer
Abraham Benson
Stacy and Henry Berman
♦Roberta and Charles Bernstein
            – in honor of the marriage of their son Henry Bernstein (2005)
to Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann
♦Susan and Russell Bikoff
            – in honor of son Matthew Bikoff (2013) who joined the U.S.
Department of State
Michelle Blechman (1982)
            – in honor of 35 years since graduation
Debra Bolotin-Cooper and Joel Cooper
Joann and William Braman
Lynn and Richard Braman
Marisa Briefman (2013)
Tobias H. Brinkmann
Dayle Brown and David Piser
            – in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Piser
Marilyn Brown
Mark Buchholz
Marian and Daniel Burrows
Shoshana (2002) and David Cenker
Nancy and Ronald Cohen
Gregory Cohn
Daniel M. Cook
Elizabeth and Russell Cooper
            – in honor of Jeffrey New receiving the 2016 ASA Award for
♦Jane and Gerald Coraz
            – parents of Bridget Coraz (2008)
♦Sara and Steve Coven
            – parents of Avi Coven (2013) and in honor of daughter-in-law Melody Coven (2013)
Rachel Daniels (1996)
            – in honor of Dr. Carolyn Lipson-Walker
Stacy and Michael David
Drs. Lorraine and Michael G. Davis
Melissa Deckard
♦Anna and Dr. Eli Ehrenpreis
            – in honor of daughter Dr. Jamie Ehrenpreis (2012)
Judith (1985) and David Ehrenstein
Lana Ruegemar Eisenberg and Professor Paul Eisenberg
Carla and Paul Elkin
Joan and Mark Epstein
Robert D. Epstein
Gail and Norman Ettinger
Dr. Judy Feinberg
Dr. Ruth Feinberg
Gilly and Henry Fenton
Myra and Donald Fisher
Rose and Gary Fisher
Deborah and David Fliesher (2007)
Linda and Bruce Frank
Susan and Marvin Frank
Debra and Alan Friedman
Terri and Dr. David Frolich
Susan and Robert Garelick
Lynn Gitlin-Stein and Michael Stein
Caroline Goldbach
Barbara and Bruce Goldberg
Margaret and Steven Goldberg
Dr. Stephen E. Goldberg
Nancy and Jerrold Goldsmith
Marcia Goldstone, Ph.D.
Lois and Dr. Jack Graller
            – in honor of the 10th anniversary of YellowBrick
Wendy (1993) and Michael Grinberg
Leslie and Ron Gubitz
            – In memory of Professor Irving Katz
Brady Hargrove (1997)
            – in memory of Professor Irving Katz
Ann and Dr. Robert Harman
Robert D. Hatcher
            – in memory of Michael E. Hatcher
Professors Audrey and Kenneth Heller
♦Barbara and Dr. Sanford Herman
            – parents of Rachel Herman (2011)
♦Francine L. Hersh and Henry A. Schiff
            – in honor of children/current JS students Jordan Schiff and Talia Schiff
Helene and Philip Hixon
            – in honor of Robert Borns; in honor of Sandra Borns’ birthday
Melanie Hughes (1995)
            – in memory of Rabbi Joel Wasser
Nancy C. Hutchens and Michael Fields
♦Denise and Sheldon Iskow
            – in honor of their daughter, current student Hannah Iskow
Marshall Jacobs
            – in memory of Professor Irving Katz
Marianne and Ronald Kallen
Rebecca (1987) and Daniel Kaplan
Debbi K. Kasper
Bennett L. Katz
Heather and Stuart Katz
Irving Katz
Gail Rosen Kramer (1983)
Carolyn and Michael Kulakofsky
Stuart Kurlander
Kate and Professor Leslie Lenkowsky
Fay LeVine
Marilyn Linderman
            – in memory of Martin A. Linderman, D.D.S.
Carolyn Lipson-Walker and George Walker
            – in memory of Andrew Levy
Nancy and Bryan Liss
Ernest Lorch
Emily Mallor - in honor of Andrew C. Mallor
Fred Mandelkorn
Margo and Joel Marver
Megan and Greg Maurer
Elizabeth and Roger Mervis
            – in honor of Louis L. and Sybil S. Mervis
♦Susan and Robert Millner
            – parents of Rabbi Daniel Millner (2008)
Ida and Robert Moise
♦Cheryl Moore
            – in honor of son Tony Satryan (2017)
Harriet Mossler-Horwitz and Bernard H. Horwitz
Ellen and Professor Stuart Mufson
Nawal Nasrallah and Shakir M. Mustafa
Donna and Max Nelson
Professors Susan Nelson and Michael Rosenblum
Jennifer and Joshua Odintz
♦Jill and Joseph Ofengender
            – parents of Aaron Ofengender (2010)
Rabbi Philip Ohriner (2002)/Congregation Beth David, Saratoga, CA
♦Elissa and Gary Okin
            – parents of Erin Gabay (2000)
Sara and Thomas Olesker
            – in memory of Suzie Geller
Linda and Professor Alexander Orbach
Mark Oring
Katie and Travis Paulin
Lisa Percy and Martin Kolker
            – in honor of Eli Glickman’s bar mitzvah
♦Monica and Irving Plotnik
            – parents of current student Shayna Plotnik
Gail and Rabbi Jeffrey Portman
Amanda (2002) and Dan Radman
Marcia J. Regenstrief
Pearl and David Regenstrief
Professor Jean Robinson
Rabbi Liz Rolle
Francine and Dr. Gabriel Rosenberg
♦David and Susan Rosenblum Fund
            – in honor of daughter Lauren Rosenblum (2011)
Harriet and Robert Rosenman
Sandra and Donald Rothbaum
            – in memory of David Epstein
Greta Rothschild (1984)
George Rubin
Dr. Jill (2002) and Joshua Samis (2002)
Sema Sapper
Mindy Schifberg (1980) and Neil Schifberg
Rabbi Stacy Schlein (1994) and Jeremy Sosin
♦Edna and Michael Schrank
            – parents of Francie Schrank (2010)
♦Rachel and Van Schwab
            – in honor of their daughter/current JS student Merissa Schwab
Andrew Schwimmer (2009)
♦Lois and Martin Schwimmer
            – parents of Andrew Schwimmer (2009))
Drs. Marcia and Edwin Segal
Barbara Seidman (1987) - mother of current student Raya Seidman
Ellen and Richard Shevitz
Ellen and Jerrold Simon
Sinai Temple Inc. of Michigan City, Indiana
Esther and Norman Sklarewitz
♦Leslie Rubin Slatkin Trust
            – in honor of grandson Avi Slatkin, son of William Slatkin (2008)
Sharon Gurman Socol and Howard Socol
Professors Dina and Martin Spechler
            – in memory of Beatrice Rome
Rabbi Yael Splansky (1993)
Ellen and Professor Barry Stein
♦Donna D. Strnad
            – mother of Sarah Strnad (2002)
Sarah Strnad (2002)
Mark Swick (2010)
Betty and Dr. Morton Tavel
Claudette and Professor Roger Temam
Jordan Trubitt (2005)
Norman Turkish
Cheryl and Raymond Waldman
N. William and Bebe Weinstein Donor Advised Philanthropic Fund
Deborah and Joel Wittstein
♦Professor Allen G. Wood
            – in honor of daughter Rabbi Elizabeth (Wood) Zeller (2004)
Scott Yonover
            – in memory of Joel Yonover
♦Sheri Zaitz-Blotner and David A. Blotner
            – parents of Joanna Blotner (2007)

In Honor of Lou Mervis

Other Donors
Tabitha and Bryce Bow
Rikki and Leonard Goldstein
Carolyn Lipson-Walker and George Walker
Jane and Andy Mallor
Professors Roberta Pergher and Mark Roseman
♦Norman Sider
            – father of Benjamin Sider (2004)
Brenda and Andrew Soshnick
Susan Barker Yeley and Brian Yeley

In Memory of Irving M. Glazer

Benefactor Friend ($1,000 or above)
Linsey Steinik Rubenstein and Andy Rubenstein

Other Donors
Walter Bagot
Phillip Decker
Barbara and Ryan Fisher
Daniel Glazer
John Hearn
Joan Larman
Sandra and Benton Marks
Mary and William Mullenholz
Michelle and Mark Rothbaum
Sandra and Donald Rothbaum
Heather and Jeffrey Smulyan

In Memory of Dr. Louis Lemberger

Other Donors
Marlene L. Cohen and Jerome H. Fleisch Family Fund
Sarah Hedman
La Rosa & Company LLC
Fran, David, and Heather Lazerov, and Florence and Donie Reznik
Susan and Lyle Merdler
Jane and Andrew Moyer
Howard M. Rowe
Julie Sasaki-Horn
Scott Sher
Vivian and Dr. Wayne Winston
Marian, Sonya, and Roz Wolen

In Memory of Erna Rosenfeld

Benefactor Friend
♦Laurel Korack and Adam Mervis
            – parents of current student Audra Mervis
♦Sybil and Louis Mervis
            – grandparents of current student Audra Mervis
Dr. Ora Pescovitz
Stella and Sidney Rosenfeld and Phyllis and Leonard Rosenfeld

Other Donors
Dr. Annette Alpert and Professor Darrell Haile
Barbara and Joseph Alpert
Jami (2001)and Jordan Bachrad
Cheryl Cohen
Dr. Rebecca Cohen and Professor Judah Cohen
Melissa Deckard
Diane Druck
Professor Halina Goldberg and Mark Ekhardt
Professor Guadalupe González Diéguez and Daniel Lukes
Dr. Stefanie Greenberg and Professor Jason Mokhtarian
Perry Hodges and Professor Herb Marks
Melissa Hunt
Professors Sarah Imhoff and Michael Dodson
Stephanie and Dr. Günther Jikeli
♦Eileen and Professor Stephen Katz
            – parents of Livia Katz (1999)
♦Didi and Professor Dov-Ber Kerler
            – parents of Moyshe Kerler (2013)
Professor Aziza Khazzoom
Carolyn Lipson-Walker and George Walker
♦Professor Shaul Magid
Jen and Dr. Nathan Mastnjak
♦Audrey and Professor Michael Morgan
            – parents of Deborah Morgan Rappaport (1990)
Renee and Dr. Bernard Oppenheim
Professors Roberta Pergher and Mark Roseman
Janet and Professor Alexander Rabinowitch
Tracy Richardson
Dmitry Romashov
Selma and Alvin Silverman Foundation, Inc.
Riette and Sid Smith
Professors Dina Spechler and Martin Spechler
Rebecca and Professor Jeffrey Veidlinger
Sharon Wainshilbaum and Professor Herbert Fertig
Ayelet Weiss
Professors Mirjam and Noam Zadoff

Italics - JSP alumni
♦ Parents and grandparents of alumni
or current students

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