Thank you, Donors! Milestones and Donations

Through the generosity of our members and friends, B'nai Havurah can continue to fulfill our mission as an inclusive, participatory, welcoming Jewish Reconstructionst community that comes together for study, worship, joyous practice, social justice, act of kindness and connection with the Jewish people.

B'nai Havurah has a long egalitarian tradition and values the time, talent, and financial contribution of all members, regardless of the level of their gift. See below for donors listed under our various funds as well as a list of all those who have donated to our Other Half Fund in 2017. 

To view our Gift Acceptance and Donor Recognition Program brochure, please click here.

To view fund areas and to make a gift to B'nai Havurah, please go here.

June 2017 -  Donor Acknowledgement 

June 2017 Donor Recognition

 

General Fund

In Memory Of:

Sandra Gorkin, z”l

     Harold & Marcey Birenboim

Louis Fine, z”l

Paul Fink, z”l

     Harvey & Judy Cohen

Nathan Reder, z”l

     Elizabeth Ferber Reder & Bernard Reder

Darrick Furer, z”l

     Bobbi Furer & Linda Scherrer

Erica Leah Pois, z”l

     Amy Snow

Eva Passer, z”l

     Marty & Barb Wisott

 

Kiddush Sponsorship

In Memory of:

Herman Aqua, z”l

Karen Aqua, z”l

     Hal & Risa Aqua

Raul Pantaleoni, z”l

     David Pantaleoni

 

Sephardi Shabbat Sponsorship:

Anonymous

Martie Bombel

Corinne & Avi Brown

JoAnn & David Jacobs

Dorothy & Ronald Lepoff

Eileen Naiman

Gail Shulman

Lori & Brent Snyder

 

Board of Trustees Sponsored Shabbat in the Park:

Gabe Case & Lalery Mayo

Alan Greenberg & Liane Morrison

David & Anne Gordon

Joel Judd

Amy Snow

Joyce Thorn

Lorrie & Howard Tishler

 

Religious School Fund

In Memory of:

Miriam “Mim” Ostrow, z”l

     Paula & Stan Gudder

 

 

May 2017 -  Donor Acknowledgement 

May 2017 Donor Recognition

 

General Fund

 

Judy Kilbourne

 

In Memory Of:

 

Alice Strauss Levin, z”l

     Rob & Sam Baumgarten

Sarah Joffe, z”l

     Libby Bortz & Michael Altenberg

Bennett Sukonick, z”l

     Mark & Ruth Brown

Mike Coren, z”l

Alice Strauss Levin, z”l

     Carol & David Bubes

Rae Reder, z”l

     Elizabeth Ferber Reder & Bernard Reder

Toni L. Gertner, z”l

     Doug Gertner & Maggie Miller

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Lola Grueskin

Mike Coren, z”l

Alice Strauss Levin, z”l

Harry Sherman, z”l

Esther Morris, z”l

Marvin Baskin, z”l

William Karo, z”l

Marian Roet, z”l

Berta Goodman, z”l

Mitchell Chasansky, z”l

     Nancy McCahill

Helen Kane, z”l

     Felice & John Morel

Marcia Shpall, z”l

     Stephanie Shpall & Craig Moseley

Roy Krajeck, z”l

Nadine Krajeck, z”l

     Ted & Jean Simon

Harry Sherman, z”l

     Amy Snow

Murray Goodman, z”l

     Bobbie & Ed Towbin

Albert Wallis, z”l

     Allan Wallis

 

Jeffrey Hertz Memorial Fund

 

Jeffrey Hertz, z”l

Donald Kuhn, z”l

     Tamara Hertz & Doug Johnson

 

Kiddush Sponsorship

 

In Memory of:

 

Amy Skeith, z”l

     Judy Kilbourne

Bernard Stein, z”l

Aaron Lerman, z”l

     Barbara Stein & Marc Drillings

Rose Katz, z”l

     Joan & Abbott Wallis

 

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

 

In Memory of:

 

Harry Sherman, z”l

     Roslyn Begun

 

In Honor of:

 

Rabbi Evette Lutman
     Daniel Taubman & Lissa Levin

 

Religious School Fund

 

In Memory of:

 

Ann Carleen Gudder, z”l

Sue Miller, z”l

     Paula & Stan Gudder

 

In Honor of:

 

Mazel tov to Jordan Rudman on his graduation from

     Colorado College

Mazel tov to Noa Baumgarten on her graduation from

     University of San Francisco

Mazel tov to Sophie Nathanson on her graduation from

     College of Wooster

Mazel tov to Nissa Goodman on her high school

     graduation and sending loving wishes with her to

     Colorado Mesa University

Mazel tov to Gillian Greenberg on her graduation from

     Washington University in St. Louis

Mazel tov to Henry Michaels on his high school

     graduation and sending loving wishes with him to

     Chapman University

Mazel tov to Jordan Gertner on his high school

     graduation

Mazel tov to Hannah Nathanson on her graduation from

     University of Colorado College of Nursing and for being

     Named “Outstanding Accelerated Clinical Student”

Ed Towbin on his milestone birthday

Mazel tov to Sarah Wiener on her graduation from

     George Washington High School and for receiving the

     Princeton Prize for Race Relations and sending loving

     Wishes with her to Tufts University

Mazel tov to David Fienberg on his high school

     Graduation and sending loving wishes with him to

     Carnegie Mellon University

Donna Paul on her milestone birthday

Mazel tov to Gabe Baskin on receiving his Associate of

     Arts degree from Oxford College of Emory

     University

Mazel tov to Talia Grynberg-Schepis on her Bat Mitzvah

Mazel tov to Celeste & Jack Grynberg on their

     granddaughter Talia’s Bat Mitzvah

          Paula & Stan Gudder

 

Refuah Shelayma-Sending Healing Wishes:

 

Dr. Ted Levin

     Paula & Stan Gudder

 

 

 

April 2017 - Donation Acknowledgements

Acts of Loving Kindness/Gemilut Hasadim

 

Jewish Family Service

 

General Fund
 

Janet Bronitsky

Bobbie Furer & Linda Scherrer

 

In Memory of:

 

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Gary Baumgarten & Kathy Brauer

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Robert & Sally Brown

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Ina Cherington

Berta Goodman, z”l

Robert Fine, z”l

     Harvey & Judy Cohen

Alice Strauss Levin, z”l

     Sandy Goldman & Joel Miller

Leah Schwartz, z”l

     Phyllis Goodman

Cindy Polger, z”l

Sue Lapin, z”l

     Renee Singer

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Marlene Weiner

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Stephen Winber

 

Refuah Shelayma:

 

Tracy DuPree

     Julie & Matt DuPree

 

Jeffrey Hertz Memorial Fund

 

In Memory of:

 

Jeffrey Hertz, z”l on his 14th yahrzeit

     Sanford & Rosemary Hertz

 

Kiddush

 

In Memory of:

 

Kenneth Moses, z”l

     Melinda Moses, David Moses & Sandra Moses

 

In Honor of:

 

The B’nai Havurah Community

     Laurie Cohn

 

Religious School Fund

 

In Memory of:

 

Berta Goodman, z”l

     Arthur & Janet Fine

Alice Strauss Levin, z”l

     Paula & Stan Gudder

 

If you would like to make a gift to honor or
memorialize a loved one, please click here.
You may also call our office at 303-388-4441.

Making a donation to B'nai Havurah is a
meaningful way to mark a special occasion, life cycle event, or yahrzeit. 

 

March 2017 - Donation Acknowledgements

General Fund

In Memory of:

 

Family Members of Harold Birenboim

Harold & Marcey Birenboim

Berta Goodman, z"l

Suzanne & Gerald Boxer-Gassman

Michael Brussel, z"l

David Brussel

Ben Cohen, z"l

Harvey & Judy Cohen

Berta Goodman, z"l

Shirley Coren

Sylvia Evans, z"l

Elisabeth Evans

Ira A. Polisar, z"l

Robert Joseph Fantel, z"l

Richard Fantel

Ignaz Ferber, z"l

Elizabeth Ferber Reder & Bernard Reder

Sylvia Manheimer, z"l

Stewart Gabel & Joan Manheimer

Marc Gertner, z"l

Dora Herman Swolsky, z"l

Tybie Genecin, z"l

Doug Gertner & Maggie Miller

Marvin Naiman, z"l

William Goldman, z"l

Margery Goldman

Berta Goodman, z"l

Sandy Goldman & Joel Miller

Ralph Goodman, z"l

Phyllis Goodman

Berta Goodman, z"l

Sheldon & Elaine Hayutin

Girard (Peach) Mills, z"l

Amy Mills

Berta Goodman, z"l

Edward Haligman, z"l

Susanne Nathanson

Linda Esterby, z"l

Barb & Marty Wisott

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

Supports congregants and charities


In Memory of:

 

Berta Goodman, z"l

Evan & Evi Makovsky

 

In Honor of:

 

Rabbi Evette's Teaching of Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class

Shauna & Rivka Morgan-Sherman

 

Tikkun Olam (Repair of the World)

While the majority of our members donate to our
half-shekel fund when they renew membership, the donors below have made additional contributions towards repairing the world

 

In Memory of:

 

Marian Roet, z"l

Berta Goodman, z"l

Diane Choate

 

Building a Better B'nai

In Memory of:

 

Berta Goodman, z"l

Howard & Jackie Bellowe

 

If you would like to make a gift to honor or
memorialize a loved one, please click here.
You may also call our office at 303-388-4441.

Making a donation to B'nai Havurah is a
meaningful way to mark a special occasion, life cycle event, or yahrzeit. 

 

February 2017 - Donation Acknowledgements

General Fund

Stewart Gabel & Joan Manheimer

 

In Memory of:

 

Terry Koslov, z"l

Martin Koslov, z"l

Rabbi Birdie & Dr. Jeffrey Becker

William Karo, z"l

Lee Rock, z"l

Shirley Coren

Ira A. Polisar, z"l

Robert Joseph Fantel, z"l

Richard Fantel

Marvin Baskin, z"l

Gail Gudder & Tia Goldschlag

Richard Gould, z"l

Alexander Kaplan, z"l

Susan Kaplan

Johana Reinish, z"l

Barbara & Richard Reinish

Max Reshotko, z"l

Sarah Reshotko, z"l

David Venit, z"l

Frieda Venit, z"l

Eli & Adina Reshotko

Marvin Baskin, z"l

Susan Spero & Mike Jalving

Max Glass, z"l

Charlotte Glass, z"l

Sheldon & Jan Steinhauser

Ruth Peter, z"l

Manuel Peter, z"l

Lynn & Lisa Taussig

Marian Roet, z"l

Esther Morris, z"l

Bobbie & Ed Towbin

Ken Van Horn, z"l

Bobbie Van Horn

In Honor of:
               

Harvey & Judy Cohen

Steve Ellis

To honor and thank Howard & Lorrie Tishler and Barbara Shindell for their help at Marian Roet's Celebration of Life on February 18 and to honor and thank Hal & Risa Aqua for providing their beautiful music at Marian Roet's Celebration of Life on February 18

Emily Roet & Mike Goodman

 

Jeffrey Hertz Memorial Fund

Youth travel to Israel

 

In Memory of:

 

Phyllis Kippur, z"l

Tamara Hertz & Doug Johnson

               

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

Supports congregants and charities

 

Sara Fierer

Steve Galpern & Caroline Portis

Jaimee Sodosky

 

In Memory of:

 

Marvin Baskin, z"l

Jeffrey & Sharon Haber

Jules Karp, z"l

Anna & Alan Lazaroff

 

In Honor of:

 

Granddaughter's Baby Naming

Nancy & Pat McCahill

Religious School Fund

In Memory of:

 

Esther Morris, z"l

Marvin Baskin, z"l

Rabbi Birdie & Dr. Jeffrey Becker

Esther Morris, z"l

Tamara Hertz & Doug Johnson

 

Tikkun Olam (Repair of the World)

While the majority of our members donate to our
half-shekel fund when they renew membership, the donors below have made additional contributions
towards repairing the world

 

In Memory of:

 

William Karo, z"l

Susan Spero & Mike Jalving

 

Torah & Sacred Texts

 

In Memory of:

 

William Karo, z"l

Sandy Goldman & Joel Miller

 

Worship & Joyous Practice

All Shabbat ritual practices, music, and other
holidays

 

In Memory of:

 

Marian Roet, z"l

Jeffrey & Sharon Haber

 

Kiddush

 

In Memory of:

 

Ben Bombel, z"l

Martie Bombel

Minnie Haber, z"l

Becky Epstein & Ilene Epstein

 

If you would like to make a gift to honor or
memorialize a loved one, please click here.
You may also call our office at 303-388-4441.

Making a donation to B'nai Havurah is a
meaningful way to mark a special occasion, life cycle event, or yahrzeit. 

January 2017 - Donation Acknowledgements

Acts of Loving Kindness/Gemilut

Hasadim

Chesed and Inclusivity

programming

 

Celeste Grynberg

 

General Fund
 

Kroger Foods (Grocery Gift

Card Program)

 

In Memory of:

 

Fannie Ornstein, z”l

               Harold & Marcey Birenboim

Morris Brown, z”l

                Mark & Ruth Brown

Sherry Mendelsberg, z”l

                Diane Choate

Beatrice Cantor, z”l

                Jacqueline Eisenbaum

Louis A. Gertner, z”l

Bette K. Gertner, z”l

                Doug Gertner & Maggie Miller

William Goldman, z”l

Susan Dvoskin, z”l

                Margery Goldman

Elaine Slavsky, z”l

                Phyllis Goodman

Don Sly, z”l

                Jim & Pam Gutman

Betty S. Levin, z”l

                Ted & Stacey Levin

Walter Lurie, z”l

                Susan Lurie

Sondra Sarlat, z”l

                Arthur Sarlat

Daisy Goldsmith, z”l

                Amy Snow

James Swadener, z”l

                Simon Zalkind & Andrew Swadener
 

In Honor of:
               

The B’nai Mitzvah of Gabe Case,
Rivka Morgan-Sherman, Jaimee Sodosky &
Kareen McCollough

                Marilyn Winokur

 

Yizkor

 

In Memory of:

 

Harold Rothstein, z”l

                Elizabeth Ferber Reder & Bernard
                     Reder

Dorothy Swid, z”l

                Leslie Swid

Jeffrey Hertz Memorial Fund

Youth travel to Israel

 

In Memory of:

 

Sandy Waldman, z”l

                Celeste Grynberg

 

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

Supports congregants and charities

 

In Memory of:

 

Jules Karp, z”l

Elsie Meltzer, z”l

                Anna & Alan Lazaroff

 

Tikkun Olam (Repair of the World)

While the majority of our members donate to our
half-shekel fund when they renew membership, the donors below have made additional contributions
towards repairing the world

 

In Memory of:

 

Linda Bernstein, z”l

                Gail Bernstein & Penny Green

 

Worship & Joyous Practice

All Shabbat ritual practices, music, and other
holidays

 

In Honor of:

 

The B’nai Mitzvah of Gabe Case,
Rivka Morgan-Sherman, Jaimee Sodosky &
Kareen McCollough

                Susan Spero & Mike Jalving

 

Kiddush

 

In Memory of:

 

Herman Aqua, z”l

                Hal & Risa Aqua

Minnie Haber, z”l

                Becky Epstein & Ilene Epstein

If you would like to make a gift to honor or
memorialize a loved one, please click here.
You may also call our office at 303-388-4441.

Making a donation to B'nai Havurah is a
meaningful way to mark a special occasion, life cycle event, or yahrzeit. 

The Other Half Annual Campaign Donors - 2017

Todah Rabah -- Thank you!

 

Jennifer Ades

Hal & Risa Aqua

Caryn Aviv & Dawn Weber

Rob & Sam Baumgarten

Gail ben Ezra

Stuart & Jill Bombel

Rachel Byrne & Greg Tamkin

Arna & Marty Caplan

Diane Choate

Shirley Coren

Lori Crystal

Shmuel Deitel & Janet Sherman

Jacqueline Eisenbaum

Elisabeth Evans

Anne Fendrich

Elizabeth Ferber Reder & Bernard Reder

Lee Fisher & Barry Rosenberg

Ilana & David Fishman

John & Debora Freed

Stewart Gabel & Joan Manheimer

Steve Galpern & Caroline Portis

Doug Gertner & Maggie Miller

Laura Goldin

Phyllis Goodman

David & Anne Gordon

Shelly Goss

Alan Greenberg & Liane Morrison

Holly Greenfield

Tamara Hertz & Doug Johnson

Nancy Jackson

Joel Judd

Anna & Alan Lazaroff

Ted & Stacey Levin

.

The Other Half funds critical programs
including our religious school, adult education,
our High Holy Days, our library, Shabbat
services and oneg Shabbats.

Our goal for 2017 is to raise $80,000 to support our dynamic, inclusive, and participatory
community.

 

Susan Lurie

Patricia Madsen

Kareen McCollough & Cheryl Hamilton

Felice & John Morel

Shauna & Rivka Morgan-Sherman

Jeanne Pantone & Owen Chariton

Priscilla Press

Emily Roet & Michael Goodman

Miriam Rosenblum & Dave Reilly

Zeik Saidman & Alana Smart

Glenda Schumann & Mike Hudson

Ted & Jean Simon

Amy Snow

Jaimee Sodosky

Susan Spero & Mike Jalving

Alida Stein

Sheldon & Jan Steinhauser

Bob Stephens & Barbara Borow-Stephens

Fay Strauss

Daniel Taubman & Lissa Levin

Lynn & Lisa Taussig

Joyce Thorn

Jerome & Sharon Tinianow

Bobbie & Ed Towbin

Linda & Alan Treibitz

Alice Turak

Bobbie Van Horn

Joan & Abbott Wallis

Francine Weaver

Rebecca & Seth Weiss

Helen White

Marilyn Winokur

Claire Zilber & John Menninger

anonymous

 

To make your donation to The Other Half
Annual Campaign, click here.

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