While some knew him as Jonah and others as Mac, we all loved and respected him. And we miss him dearly.

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Thanks to all who have contributed to our Summer 2016 Campaign!

2016.06.SummerCampaign'16We are so grateful that you take the time and dollars to support our work. It’s so incredibly gratifying. This list of Summer Campaign 2016 donors is a small but earnest way to thank you. May our efforts bring ever-increasing goodness into young lives!

The campaign continues through the summer. Please give generously at jonahmac.org/donate.

The Dreskins

Leona Paul … in loving memory of Susan Sirkman

Joel Horwitz

Julie Silver … I love you Dreskins!

Jim Dowdle

Randy Markey … in memory of Larry Schechter and Steve Rudoff, and with love and gratitude for the wonderful music and shining spirit that is Ellen Dreskin

Abby and Harry Heiman

Anonymous … in honor of Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D.

Rabbi Richard Sarason

Rabbi Deborah Zecher

Rabbi Dan Medwin

Herb Friedman

John Planer

Judy Mann

Rabbi Joel and Michelle Abraham … thank you for inspiring our daughter with your music – we all love the CD!

Rabbi Michael Mellen

Joan and Andy Farber

Ira Lichtiger

Liz Kanter Groskind

Cantor Jill Abramson

Joan Funk … in loving memory of my father, Dr. O. Herman Dreskin, on his yahrzeit

Mark S. Anshan and Brenda Spiegler … in honor of Billy and Ellen

Peter Allard

Amy and Rabbi Jonathan Kraus

Roberta, Roger and Allison Wetherbee … in honor of Aiden Dreskin, NYU Graduate

Rabbi Rick Kellner

Seth Kroll

Rabbi Howard Goldsmith … in honor of Rabbi Billy Dreskin (and his amazing Confirmation curriculum!)

Sally Winter

Ellen and Harold Rubin

Carol Ochs and Bruce Macvittie

Anonymous … in honor and appreciation of Cantor Ellen Dreskin

Anonymous … in memory of Gloria Falk

Al and Sara Dreskin

Morty and Marilyn Berman … in honor of Suzanne Berman for her strength in times of adversity

Rabbi Bernard H Mehlman

Abby Pogrebin … in honor of the Dreskins and the son they cherished, who clearly brought light to so many and whom I wish I’d had the chance to know

Harvey Girls Inc … in memory of our Susan

Danielle Rodnizki … in honor of Billy and Ellen Dreskin and the lovely moments we got to share at Kutz Camp this summer

Jonathan Slater

Beth Sher

Madelyn Mishkin Katz

Steven Morris

Fern and Ira Stein … in memory of Peter Stein

Jill Garland

Rick Lupert …  from the Hava Nashira folks who paid extra money for poetry books specifically to go to the Jonah Maccabee Foundation … xo

Michael Battat

Cantor Rosalie and Jason Boxt

Cantor Richard Botton

Iris Greene

Justine Berkowicz

Cantor Vicki Axe

Terri Grossman

Faye and Jeff Roth

Abby Gostein

Lisa Stone

Cantor Rosalie Boxt

Rayna Dushman Green

Lori Bluberg

Herbert Friedman … in memory of Phyllis Klapman

Herbert Friedman … in memory of Elaine

The folks at Hava Nashira, Oconomowoc WI

Martine Klein and family

Cantor Barbara Ostfeld … in honor of Cantor Dana Anesi and her contribution to the funeral service of Ruth Vogel Ostfeld

Rich and Mindy Agler

Todd Herzog

Diana and Henry Asher

Cantor Robbi Sherwin-Jordan

Cantor Vicki Axe

Sally Winter

Lisa and Morris Barzilai

Matt Grob

Kathy Tuchman Glass

Herb and Melissa Baer

Ryan Leszner

Sharol Brickman

Bernie Kimberg

Roberta Grossman

Julie deWinter Stein

Cantor Mark Horowitz and the JCCs of North America

Don Jones

Cantor Barbara Finn

Barbara Prins

Mark Anshan

Christopher Serico

Techiya Levine …  in honor of Rabbi Billy, who made Judaism relevant and meaningful and whose imperative to “Be Torah” inspired me … I am forever grateful

Nir Topper

George Markley

Fern and Ira Stein

Marian Klotz

Roberta and Lloyd Roos

Cantor Lisa Levine

Julie Newman

Joy Firshein

Elane, Fred, Heather and Adam Somer

Rabbi Sheldon and Judith Zimmerman

Carol and David Sank

Morris Kramer

Ellen and Billy Dreskin … in honor of Cantor Zoe Jacobs

Rabbi Jan and Cantor Lanie Katzew

Tracy Friend

Barry Tenenholtz

Amy Dattner-Levy

Rabbi Michael White

Janet Elam

Dassi Citron and Bill Woolis

Alice Miller and Fran Levey

Dan Ross

Cantor Janet Leuchter

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