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Anonymous - Donna and William Barrows - Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation - Illinois Board of Higher Education - Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago - Luis and Fortuna Spitz


Peter and Lucy Ascoli - Peter B. Bensinger, Jr. and  Heidi A. Wagman - Laura Cooper and Bruce Crane - Crown Family Philanthropies - Linda Schottenstein Fisher - Ethel and Bill Gofen - Norma and Phillip Gordon - Joyce and Avrum Gray and Family - Harris Family Foundation - Ruth and Jerry Hecktman - Ellen and Eric Joss - Barbara and David Kipper, The Kipper Family Foundation - Ellyn and Andy Lansing - Harry and Sadie Lasky Foundation - Legacy Heritage Fund - Barbara and Mark Mehlman - Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation - Jody and Sanford Perl - The Perlman Family Foundation Founded by Louis & Anita Perlman - Jonathan Persky, z"l - Estate of Georgette Spertus - Michael Spertus and Wendy Jablow Spertus - Philip and Sylvia Spertus


Barbara and Henry Bank - Crown Family Foundation - DLA Piper LLP - Deanna Drucker - Philip and Ilene Garoon Family - John and Joan Gilchrist - Patricia and Michael Graft - Sue and Melvin Gray - Kaplan Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation - Susan and David S. Kreisman - Eugene and Janet Lerner Family Foundation - Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC - Carol Rosofsky and Robert "Bud" Lifton - McDonald's Corporation - McGladrey & Pullen, LLP - Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund - Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg - Sandra and Michael Perlow - Ellen and Robert Rosen - Harry & Bessye Rosenberg Charitable Foundation - Leona Z. Rosenberg - Jerrold K. Senser and Naomi Ragins Senser - Russell I. Shapiro - Rose L. Shure - Herman and Hilda Spertus Fund at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago - Caryn and Larry Straus - Tawani Foundation - Denis Weil - Dr. Sara Vegh and Mr. Ken Ziejewski


Wendy and James Abrams - Aurora Jewish Welfare Fund - Ann and Ernest Bederman - Ruth Bender - Arlene and Marshall Bennett - The Braeside Foundation - David J. Carlins - Dykema Gossett PLLC - Sidney and Sondra Berman Epstein - Larry and Barbara Field - The Philip M. Friedmann Family Charitable Trust - Sylvia G. Gordon - Stewart and Rochelle Grill - Lois and Marty Hauselman - Judy and Mel Hecktman - Janice L. Honigberg and John A. Hedges - Joyce and Roger Isaacs - The Family of Samuel and Betty Katzin - Bonita and Bob Levin - Barbara Levoff - The Millard Group, Inc. - Mills Family Charitable Foundation - David E. Multack - Northwestern Mutual Foundation - William and Alison Pearson - Polk Bros. Foundation - Lee & Nathan Rosenmutter Family Foundation - Schnitzer Family Foundation - Senser Foundation - Caryn and Gerald Skurnick - Janice L. and Michael J. Tuchman - The Wagner Foundation - Brenda and Marc Wilkow - Yuzawa-Rubin Family

$500 - $999

Mark and Donna Chudacoff - Aaron B. Cohen - Joan H. Epstein - Arlene and Harry Feiger - Gil Gavlin - The Marvin & Elaine Gottlieb Family Foundation - Sarah and Joel L. Handelman - Wendy and Michael Hartz - Denise and Adam Hoeflich - Dr. Zachary I. and Mrs. Judy D. Hodes - Carol and Joel Honigberg - Robert D. & Phyllis A. Jaffe Family Foundation - Randee and Vance Johnson - Kraus Family Foundation - Robert W. Krensky - Arlene and Steven Lazarus - Shirley Marx - Arlene J. Alpert and David J. Mehlman - Linda and David Moscow - Jackie and Jason L. Peltz - Barbara M. Schrayer - Lynn and Skip Schrayer - Carol and David Schulman - Mr. and Mrs. Howard S. Shapiro - Lawrence A. Sherman - Jean Powers Soman - Jennifer Steans - Leslie and Phillip Stern - Sarita Warshawsky

$100 - $499

Anonymous - Wendy and Steve Abrams - Carol Adelman - Alfred and Lynn Altschul - Debra and Steven Altchuler - Mr. and Mrs. Michael Arkes - Dr. and Mrs. Alan Axelrod - Diane and Jean-Loup Baer - Howard F. Balikov and Lisa F. Rosenberg - Gail and Arnold Baron - Richard and Joan Basofin - Donna and Howard Bass - Dr. and Mrs. Michael G. Bass - Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Becker - Roy Benedek - Jeffrey Bergman - David M. Berkson - Harry H. Bernbaum - Charles B. Bernstein - Lawrence Bernstein - Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School - Rhonda Blender - Fern E. Blood - Nancy and Don Borzak - Jacqueline Brave - Diane S. and Scott M. Brown - Estelle Burke - Michael A. Carasik - Carylon Foundation - Caryn Jacobs and Daniel Cedarbaum - Allan G. Charles - Ms. Miriam K. Clarke - Dr. Aryeh Cohen - Etahn and Amy Cohen - Dr. James H. Cohn - Jane B. and John C. Colman - Congregation Or Zarua - Congregation Solel - Marilyn G. Coopersmith - Susan Stodolsky and David A. Cramer - Debbie and Michael Daniels - Ms. Lenore J. Holt-Darcy and Mr. Michael J. Darcy - Edith F. De Mar - Steven and Ariel Derringer - Larry N. Deutsch - Nancy Tarsitano and Michael Drake - Dr. Howard and Mrs. Eileen Dubner - Lynn Engel - Shammai Engelmayer - Charlene and Pierre Eilian - Karyn and Neil Esterman - Barbara Feldman - Marla and Robert A. Ferencz - Rabbi and Mrs. Avi Finegold - Peter B. Foreman - Rhoda and Henry S. Frank - Reva Freedman - Dr. Mitsuo Fuwa - Judith and Hillel Gamoran - Terri and Stephen Geifman - Jim and Lori Gelbort - Judith and Louis Genesen - Grace Gianforte - Richard and Andrea Ginsburg - Giving Tree Associates - Barbara and Norman Gold - Keith A. Goldberg - Harry Goldin, MD and Jane Kaplan - Beverly and Phillip Goldstick - Marla S. Gordon - Prof. Allen J. Greenberger - Joyce M. Greening - Jacalyn R. Gronek - Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Grossman - Judith and Alan A. Harris - Julie Harris - Harriet Hausman - Toby Hayer - Marlene and Jordan Hecktman - Sarah and Aaron Hoffman - Maida E. and Jerome L. Hoffman - Susan K. Horn and Donald S. Honchell - Olga Weiss and George Honig - Rabbi Danny Horwitz and Tobi Cooper - Donna and Steven Horwitz - Lorna M. and Herbert M. Hymen - Susanne Hyman and Family - Molly Isenberg - Norman J. Jacobs - Lorraine and Mickey Jaffe - Paula R. Kahn - Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kalish - Tom and Esta Kallen - Mary and Jerome Kaltman - Elaine and Gil Kanter - Lily Kanter - Alan N. Kaplan - Kaufman Foundation - Larry and Theresia Keer - Adina Kleiman and Allan Kensky - Lucille Kerr - Dennis and Barbara Kessler - Lore B. Kirchheimer - Irmgard Kilb Koehler - Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kozak - Rachel Kraft - Marshall Kramer - Paula Chaiken and Joe Kraus, PhD - Arthur Kunis - Joseph and Helene Lachman and Family - Jennifer and Joey Lansing - Laurie E. Lawton - Lynn P. and Harold A. Leftwich - Jill and John Levi - Carolyn Levin - Dr. Jeffrey S. Levin and Dr. Lea Steele Levin - Samuel and Ray Levin - Peter and Elizabeth Levine - Dr. and Mrs. David Lieb - Karen Lieberman - Erica and Zachary Lindon - Mr. Melvin R. Loeb - Sherry and Melvin Lopata - Donna W. and Richard A. Loundy - Sandy and Robert Lund - Philip and Carol Lyons - Phyllis Malitz - Jonathan and Toby Mann - Joyce and Fred Marcus - Sylvia and Larry Margolies - Margulies Family Fund, A Fund of the Jewish Federation - Sheryl and Michael Markman - Donna and Larry Mayer - Dr. and Mrs. E. Mazur - Sybil and Louis Mervis - Anna Meytina - Dr. Bess Miller - David and Justine K. Mintzer - Michael D. Miselman - Alan Mitchell - Ann and Walter Nathan - Elaine and Barry Nekritz - North Suburban Synagogue Beth El - Marian P. O'Brien - Georgianne Parrish Oman - Mr. and Mrs. Norman J. Patinkin - Lynn Pearl - Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Pessis - Caroline and Jeffry Pfeffer - Jane Bilger and Andrew Philipsborn - Betsey and Dale Pinkert - Estate of Albert Poll - Joan and Avi Porat - Renata Price - Colonel (IL) J.N. Pritzker (Retired) - Claire and Gordon Prussian - Jackie Rapp - Dorothy Rappeport - Penny Brown and Jeff Rappin - Drs. Raiselle C. and Kenneth I. Resnick - Myron and Alicia Resnick - Marilyn R. Rest - Pearl H. Rieger - Marilyn Rivkin and Charles Rivkin, z"l - Bruce Rodin - Anita J. Rogers - Harry B. and Ady Rosenberg - Janice and Michael Rosenberg - Dr. and Mrs. Alfred A. Rosenbloom - Suzie and Alan Ross - Harriet and Irwin Ross - Renee and Eli Roth - Mrs. Kimberly and Dr. Ari Rubenfeld - Roberta H. and Arnold E. Rubin - Abigail Rudoff - Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Sack - Vicki Woolner Samuels and Tom Samuels - Deloris and Harold Sanders - Dr. Marla Scafe and Mr. Joshua Scafe - Theodore J. Schmidt - Susan H. and Charles P. Schwartz, Jr. - Susan Schwartz - Karin and Mitchell Shapiro - Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Shapiro - Mr. and Mrs. Gerald J. Sherman - Edward and Evelyn Shukur - Judy Maas and Howard Silver - Herman and Dolores Silverman Foundation - Mae Simon - Mindy and Gary Sircus - Mr. and Mrs. William Siskel - Morey Slodki - Jennifer Small - Michael and Donna Socol - Joan S. and Alan E. Sohn - Alvin D. Sokolow - Emily Soloff - Ben Z. Sosewitz - Priscilla Shirk and Andreas Sosnowski - Marsha and Michael Spak - David M. Spector - Deborah and Martin Stern - Janet Surkin and Robert Stillman - Errol and Susan Stone - Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Straus - Connie and Howard Sulkin - Dr. and Mrs. Martin Swerdlow - Fred and Faye Tatel - Benita Takiff Terry - Marlene R. Thomas - Niki and Jack Tovin - The Tower Foundation - Abraham Trieger - Sandra and Howard M. Turner - Annette Turow - Ursula and Werner Ulrich - Paul Valerio - David Waterman - Linda Weinrib - Cheryl Weiss - Herb and Gloria Weissman - Stephen M. Weitzman - Dr. and Mrs. Bernard V. Wetchler - Judith and Floyd Whellan - Orrin R. Williams - Mr. and Mrs. Morton Winer - Raymond Wise - Mrs. Elaine I. Wishner - David H. Woods - Mr. and Mrs. Sol Yates - Sheri Young - Howard Zar - The Gene and Tita Zeffren Foundation - Idyth and Jay Zimbler - Margie and Mark Zivin - Jerry and Lee Zoldan - Lois Zoller - Barbara and Leon Zuckerman

2013 Spertus Donor Honor Roll

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our donors for their support of Spertus Institute and for their commitment to Jewish learning and leadership.
Their generosity enables us to provide dynamic learning opportunities, rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture that enable personal growth and the development of future community leaders.

Our donors’ commitment and support inspires and engages audiences, transforms lives, and serves communities. At the heart of Spertus Institute's mission is a core belief that has characterized the Jewish people for millennia. Simply stated, we believe a learning Jewish community is a vibrant Jewish community.

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